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- Getting rid of a computer is never as simple as just throwing it in the trash. There are numerous town, state, governmental, and even global regulations as regarding how it has to be done.
How and Where Do You Recycle No. 4 Plastic?Not all plastics are alike, especially when it comes to recycling. So what does it mean when a plastic is labeled as #4 and for that matter, how do we go about recycling it?
IBM Develops Innovative Recycling System For Fabric, Dirty Plastic Bottles, and MoreIBM's recycling system VolCat can break down materials that are often difficult to recycle.
Elon Musk Is Offering Free Rides In LA Tunnel In Just A Few MonthsElon Musk is offering free rides in his underground LA tunnel.
How Emissions Testing Actually WorksEmissions testing is one of the most frustrating parts of owning a vehicle, but if your car isn’t passing inspection, it may be releasing dangerous compounds into the atmosphere.
These GPS “Eggs” Are Catching Sea Turtle Poachers in the ActThe InvestEGGator is a 3D-printed decoy sea turtle egg that can catch poachers in the act using GPS technology.
California Bans Sale of Gas-Powered Cars by 2035, Prioritizing EVs StatewideCalifornia will no longer sell new gas-powered cars come 15 years from now, as Governor Gavin Newsom just signed an executive order.
Facebook Is Fighting Fake News With a Climate Science Information CenterFacebook just launched the Climate Science Information Center, a dedicated space to provide users with climate education and resources.
These Face Masks Made from Abaca Leaf Fibers Could Replace Synthetic Surgical MasksThe Philippines has developed abaca leaf fiber masks that have the potential to be medical grade and biodegradable.
Researchers Figured Out How to Recycle Coronavirus PPE Into Liquid BiofuelPPE like gloves and masks is being used by the billions every month due to the coronavirus, and these researchers believe we can recycle it into biofuel.
Will Apple’s “Carbon-Free” Aluminum Actually Make a Difference?Apple just published a Environmental Progress Report and sustainability commitments, where the company details a new "carbon-free" aluminum.
BeyondPlastic Presents Awards to 13 Companies for Genius Plastic Alternative InnovationsBeyondPlastic just presented 13 awards to companies and organizations fighting plastic pollution through innovation and initiatives.
New Reusable N95 Masks Could Reduce Coronavirus Medical Waste, Correct PPE ShortageMIT engineers have developed reusable N95 masks that doctors can use up to 100 times.
Real Time Emissions Data Is Finally Coming, Thanks to Al Gore's New CoalitionAl Gore and Climate TRACE are using artificial intelligence to track carbon emissions data in real time.
The Earth's Biggest Electric Airplane Is About to Take Its First Flight — How to WatchThe largest electric plane in the world is livestreaming its first test flight this week.
This Mutant Enzyme Can Make Plastic Infinitely RecyclableCarbios has discovered a mutant enzyme that makes recycling plastic over and over again a possbility.
Ride-Hailing Apps Actually Cause More Emissions Than They Displace, According to New ReportRide-hailing and ride-sharing apps may appear to be green transportation alternatives, but they have actually created more pollution than they've displaced, a new report finds.
New Battery Discovered That Could Eliminate the Need for Controversial Heavy MetalsIBM has discovered an alternative to lithium-ion batteries, and it does not require any toxic heavy metals.
10 of the Decade's Best Climate InnovationsThe 2010s were filled with innovations that are helping our planet.
Edible Seaweed Pouches Replaced Plastic Bottles at London Marathon, Reducing Water Bottle UseThe London Marathon this year gave out Ooho seaweed pouches to runners instead of water bottles at one stop.
Ponix Is Bringing Local Produce to Food Deserts With Hydroponic TechnologyPonix is growing plants hydroponically in sheds to help bring fresh, local produce to food deserts.
NASA Uses New "Green" Fuel to Successfully Power Satellite in OrbitNASA's green fuel successfully helped a satellite orbit in space
This First Of Its Kind Jacket Absorbs Heat And Conducts ElectricityThe sportswear brand Vollebak has created a graphene jacket that fights bacteria, conducts heat and electricity, and withstands almost any weather condition.
84% Of New Buses Might Be Electric By 2030New research predicts most new buses will be electric in the coming decade.
This Tech Giant Just Committed To Using 100% Renewable EnergyFujistu is a leader in the tech space, and has just committed to using all clean energy.
This Sustainable Mosquito Trap Acts Like A Bug-Eating PlantThis new mosquito trap is sustainable — and takes inspiration from plants.
This New Electric Racing Boat Is Already Making WavesThe boating world is excited about this new electric racing boat.
5 Eco-Friendly Bikes To Ride This SummerThese eco-friendly bikes are the perfect summer ride.
This Tech Makes It Easy To Conserve Water In Your HomeNew inventions are making it easier than ever to conserve.
How Do We Build a Better Air Conditioner?Air conditioning is a treat — but can be harsh on the planet. How do we fix it?
This Eco-Friendly Restaurant Is Run By RobotsRobots are in charge at this eco-friendly restaurant.
How A Simulation Game Is Inspiring Climate ActionA new study from researchers at MIT and UMass Lowell shows that the World Climate Simulation game is effective at increasing player knowledge of climate change, and inspiring them to stop it.
Scientists Propose Converting Methane Into CO2 to Fight the Climate CrisisResearchers think chemically converting methane in the atmosphere to CO2 could fight climate change.
U.S. Invests $30 Million Into New Batteries That Hold Power For Days At A TimeThis new energy storage could be revolutionary.
Belgium Officially Started Building Their Biggest Offshore Wind Farm YetBelgium is building a massive offshore wind farm.
This App Reduces Food Waste By Getting Leftovers To Those In NeedGoodr is an app that gives restaurant leftovers to people in need.
This Company Wants To Use Elevated Pods Instead Of Cars And SubwaysTransit X wants a network of automated, solar-powered pods to replace cars.
This Smart Technology Makes It Easier For National Parks To Go GreenThe report Smart Parks is helping to make national parks more sustainable.
How Solar Power Is Impacting Natural Disaster ReliefHere's how solar power is helping natural disasters around the world.
The Surprising Way Drones Can Help Fight Climate ChangeDrones are acting as mitigating forces against the impacts of climate change
This App Encourages People To Take Pictures Of Their Trash To Make Recycling EasierThe 'Litterati' app encourages users to pick up trash, and it also helps with recycling.
This New Hotel Is Designed To Harness Energy From The OceanThe Harmonic Turbine Tidal Hotel is harnessing renewable energy from the ocean and wind.
This New Plastic Can Be Recycled Infinitely, and Scientists Think it Could Make Plastic Recycling Closed LoopBerkeley scientists developed a new kind of plastic that can be recycled over and over.
Germany's New eHighway Can Charge Hybrid Trucks As They DriveThe new eHighway will cut back on pollution and save truck drivers money.
Luke Perry Had a Zero-Waste Burial With Help From a Mushroom Burial SuitLuke Perry's daughter Sophie disclosed that her father was buried in the Infinity Burial Suit, made from mushrooms.
New Bioplastic-Rubber Blended Material Could Be the Plastic Packaging Alternative the Earth NeedsResearchers at The Ohio State University created a natural-rubber-toughened poly that could replace conventional plastic packaging.
Chemical Recycling Is Completely Changing the Plastic Recycling GameCompanies like Agilyx are leading the revolution in chemical recycling.
Biodegradable Plates and Cutlery Made from Wheat Bran May Not Be Gluten-Free, But They Are Pretty CoolA Poland-based wheat company is using surplus wheat bran to make tablewares.
Carlsberg's Beer "Snap Packs" Use 76 Percent Less Plastic Than Six Pack RingsCarlsberg is replacing plastic six pack rings with an alternative that uses 76 percent less plastic.
The First 3D-Printed Neighborhood Will Be Sustainable and Affordable, and It's Breaking Ground This YearTwo companies have partnered to 3D-print more than 50 homes in a rural area of Latin America.