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Melting Bottles to Improve Roads
Science & Tech  (tags: Bhutan, plastic pollution, recycling, upcycle, roads, good news! )

Anne
- 230 days ago - takepart.com
Green Road Project in Bhutan is expected cut the amount of plastic waste going to landfills by 30%, reduce the amount of asphalt imported from India by 40%. Plastic waste is shredded, melted then used to coat the stones added to asphalt - long lasting
Couple Using 3D Printing to Help Save the Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: recycling, 3D technology )

Tamar
- 388 days ago - 3dprinter.net
A Swiss couple has turned a van into a portable 3D printing lab feed by plastic trash from beaches.
This Reusable Paper Saves Trees and Prints Using Ultraviolet Light
Science & Tech  (tags: recycling, paper, printing, office supplies, research )

Freya
- 586 days ago - takepart.com
Scientists are redefining what it means to go paperless. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have been working on an alternative to traditional paper that can be printed on and erased more than 20 times.
How Wireless Carriers Make You Trash Your Phone Before It's Really Broken
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty, world, protection, green, rights, safety, society, ethics, freedoms, abuse, americans, world, media, law, government, warning, ethics, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, economy, finance, m )

JL
- 1065 days ago - motherjones.com
Making it harder to unlock your device works great for phone companies. Not so much for the planet.
Energy Recycling Gives Subways a 'Brake' on Bills
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, science, technology, environment, energy, recycling, sustainability, Gizmos, design, concept, mass transit, subways )

Michael
- 1110 days ago - vancouversun.com
Getting thousands of tons of steel, plastic and people moving along an underground track clearly takes a lot of energy. Less known, or at least less thought of, is how much energy it takes to stop.
Let's Stripmine Life's Birthplace on Earth Because We Suck at Recycling!
Science & Tech  (tags: oceans, undersea mining, seafloor, mineral extraction, ores and organisms, extremophiles, ecosystem restoration, unkown risks, recycling )

Judy
- 1989 days ago - grist.org
Nautilus Minerals has a 20-year lease from the government of Papua New Guinea to "commence open-cut mining of Solwara 1 within the next few years, removing mineral ores (and organisms) to an estimated depth of 20-30 metres [66-90 feet] over an area...
Metal-Mining Bacteria Are Green Chemists
Science & Tech  (tags: bacteria, green chemistry, metallic wastes, recycling, Desulfovibrio desulfuricans, palladium )

Nancy
- 2156 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Microbes could soon be used to convert metallic wastes into high-value catalysts for generating clean energy, say scientists writing in the September issue of Microbiology.
The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP)
Science & Tech  (tags: World, goodnews, humanrights, society, ClimateChange, animals, CO2emissions, endangered, environment, globalwarming, oceans, pollution, wildlife, nature, habitat, energy, technology, SustainableDevelopment, investing, farming, energy, Entrepreneurs, greenb )

Monica
- 2706 days ago - whiteband.org
.is a growing alliance of trade unions, community groups, faith groups, women and youth organisations, NGOs and other campaigners working together across more than 100 national platforms..
E-Wasted: Where Will Your Computer and IPod Go to Die?
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, desktop, e-waste, electronic waste, email, energy, iPhone, iPod, recycling, tech )

Jeff
- 2914 days ago - sustainablog.org
Each year, ten million computers land in the toxic graves that are landfills. Nestled among other CPUs and laptops and monitors, their lifeblood oozes out. A guest post from Simran Sethi and Sarah Smarsh.
Biofuels: Fields of Dreams
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, globalwarming, green, greenliving, goodnews, greenproducts, organic, protection, recycling, sustainable, technology, travel, world, forests, habitatdestruction, research, car, NewTechnology )

Brendan
- 3063 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
Are biofuels the answer to exhausted oil wells or just another nightmare scenario?
   

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