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e-waste

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Staples agrees to progressive e-waste standards

The retail giant inks a deal with e-Stewards, an environment initiative that, among other things, prohibits the export of electronic waste to developing countries.

By April 22, 2013

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All aboard the poop bus, now farting around the UK

A bus in the UK is fueled by biomethane gas, which is produced by both food and human waste. But how bad does it actually smell?

By November 21, 2014

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Blocks: A customisable, modular smartwatch

Creator of the modular smartphone Phonebloks is stepping into the wearable market with a customisable, modular smartwatch called Blocks.

By October 19, 2014

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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014

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Hands-on with the E Fun $79 Android tablet

At this price, the Nextbook 7 can't possibly be any good. Can it?

By September 29, 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Vending machines let you exchange rubbish for rewards

New "reverse" vending machines installed in Sydney let you deposit recyclable waste in return for rewards.

By June 30, 2014

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Is it dumb to buy a smartwatch now?

Tick-tock tech is getting a new boost from Google's Android Wear. In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on whether the time is right to buy a smartwatch.

By June 27, 2014

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E-waste recycled to make geeky decor

A Chilean artist finds a creative way to breathe new life into old tech while making a statement about e-waste. Find out more about the one-of-a-kind N+ew chairs here.

By January 30, 2012