News Stories relating to "recycle"
Thursday, December 13, 2012
You may not know it, but you're probably drinking recycled water
right now. But water from "Fracking?" The process uses as much water as the entire cities of Chicago or Houston, but can it be made...
Friday, August 31, 2012
With concerns about the possible health and environmental effects of oil dispersants in the Deepwater Horizon disaster
still fresh in mind, scientists have created a new dispersant made from edible ingredients that both...
Monday, March 19, 2012
A rating system developed to promote sustainable roadway construction has awarded its first official certification to a project that incorporates porcelain from recycled toilets. The newly widened sidewalk also incorporates more than 400 recycled toilets.
Greenroads spokesman Jeralee Anderson says, "It's a big milestone for us....
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
It's the ultimate recycling?the litter that is thrown out of car and truck windows becomes the new pavement for these vehicles to drive on?although we aren't actually throwing our old computers out the car window.
Discarded electronic circuit boards can now be converted into an asphalt "modifier." The material makes high-performance...
Friday, June 29, 2007
Besides rubber tires, discarded plastic items are one of our worst sources of pollution because, so far, they have proved impossible to recycle. We also have an oil shortage. Now a company is solving both problems at once by turning plastics back into the fossil fuels they were created from.
Global Resource Corporation has invented a...