Study finds that humans 500,000 years ago in what is now southern Israel reshaped and reused tools rather than make new ones.
"It's like this everywhere. You think you're recycling, but it's just going to the dump," one commenter said.
The majority of people are yet to drive electric cars. When they do, we'll need far better battery recycling infrastructure and awareness.
Several cities have reported anywhere from 20 to 35 percent of their sanitation workers missing work because of COVID in recent weeks as Omicron has spiked.
People and businesses need to start viewing e-waste as a form of hazardous waste so that it is properly disposed of and paid for … for the sake of our planet.
"This is one project that I'm quite certain I won't be getting around to doing!" one commenter said in a subsequent Reddit post.
The latest reusable cup from Starbucks is available at select U.S. stores for a limited time while supplies last.
"Our nation's recycling system is in need of critical improvements to better serve the American people," EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan said in a statement.
The automotive parts industry is worth billions. Industry experts see the space changing with the growing prevalence of electric vehicles.
Organizers have been accused of putting environmental concerns over the comfort of the athletes.
"The results from our research have major implications for the field of plastic sustainability and demonstrate the power of synthetic biology to address real-world challenges," said the study's first author Joanna Sadler.
Those stubborn lumps you struggle to scrape off last night's dinner plates are inspiring scientists to make new ultra-strong building materials.
The body came in with recyclables at the plant according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.
A new form of chemical recycling could help transform plastic recycling, allowing "carbon to be recycled indefinitely," say researchers.
"If people want to see us as the rubbish dump of the world, you dream on," Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin told the press.
Each week, students at the Akshar Foundation School in Assam are asked to bring in 25 recyclable plastic items, which are then transformed into low-cost, durable construction material.
He was fined €45,000 (about $50,000) and ordered to collect the fridge and dispose of it correctly.
Thousands of tons of plastic "recycling" have been sent to Malaysia from the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Europe, Japan and elsewhere. It's time these nations stepped up to help deal with their own waste.
The innovative Recycled Park Project aims to catch plastic waste before it enters the sea and convert it into floating island parks that are run by local communities.
Authorities seized 27,860 pounds of empty beverage containers.
The new method offers a way to recycle one of the leading greenhouse gases responsible for climate change.