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Can Mobile Gaming Help Save the Planet?

It may seem a touch hyperbolic to say that mobile apps and video games can have any impact on the environment, but in…

Go Nuts with Ferrero’s Hazelnut Carton Board Packaging

Ferrero uses 25 percent of the world’s supply of hazelnuts to make 180 million kilograms (397 million pounds) of its Nutella spread each…

Where Do Mobile Phones Go When They Die?

As a society, we need to ask the hard questions about whether the e-waste we create is handled in a manner that we…

3 Sustainable Alternatives to Polystyrene

As things stand today, a much wider ban on polystyrene foam containers seems imminent – and welcome. As we phase out a once…

The State of Green Electronics: Where We Are Now

The electronics of tomorrow hold both great technological promise and the potential for environmental peril, says Robert Frisbee, CEO of the Green Electronics…

Reinventing Industries to Bring Green Jobs to the Rural South

Many rural southern communities were hit hard by the economic downtown. In seeking to rebuild, instead of returning to traditional manufacturing, these three…

Eliminating the Food-to-Landfill Pipeline, One Business at a Time

Behavioral change at the consumer and commercial levels can be the key to significantly decreasing the amount of compostable food waste sent to…

The Path to Mandated Municipal Composting

Municipal-scale food waste composting is available in only a handful of cities. So, why isn’t composting mandatory in cities and towns? At least…

Recycling Technology Keeps Sustainable Fashion in the Loop

Swedish retail giant H&M is teaming up with Puma to trial an innovative new textile-to textile recycling technology. Although the technology is still…

Plastic Recycling Suffers from Lingering Low Oil Price

While solar and wind power continue to become more competitive in price to fossil fuels, the same is not holding true for plastics.…

Ecologic Containers Reduce Plastic Waste and Build Local Economies

Ecologic Brands was founded in 2008 by Julie Corbett who was tired of all the waste from plastic jugs and cartons that her…

Novelis Launches Line of 100 Percent Recycled Aluminum Products

Novelis evercycle products, 100 percent recycled food containers, are an important step in the overall sustainability of the aluminum industry.

Ford F-150s Now Upholstered With Recycled Plastic Bottles

Yesterday Ford Motor Co. announced fabric made out of recycled bottles will be used in its F-150 line of trucks.

San Francisco Startup Aims to Disrupt Plastics Recycling System

Puretergent wants to turn the conventional plastic bottle on its head. The company has come up with a bottle-less method of dispensing "green"…

China Leads in Contributions to Pacific Garbage Patch

A team of researchers looked at coastal communities with mismanaged waste to figure out the largest culprits.