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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


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


'Demanufacturing' e-waste for profit (photos)

A small recycling company focuses on responsible electronics disposal by dismantling everything and pulling out high-value materials, including precious metals, in all manner of electronics.

11 Images By May 13, 2011


E-waste recycler goes high-tech to boost volume

An electronics waste recycling center in Ontario, Canada, invests in an automated system to handle a single stream of e-waste in anticipation of higher volume from the province's e-waste mandate.

By February 10, 2011


What happens to astronaut poop? NASA finally has an answer

Astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year in space, and you might be surprised (and probably a little grossed out) by what happens to all the waste generated in that period.

By September 14, 2015


E-waste outfit automates to ramp up (photos)

An electronics waste center in Ontario, Canada, uses a high level of automation to handle an expected higher rate of volume.

5 Images By February 10, 2011


Bone yarn brings new meaning to 'knitted skullcap'

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a way to spin good quality yarn from slaughterhouse waste.

By August 11, 2015


Crave Ep. 215: Futuristic shower head cleans up on Kickstarter

The highly scientific Nebia Shower system is supposed to somehow get more water onto you with less waste. Is this the perfect cross between luxury and environmentalism or will over $1M in Kickstarter pledges go down the drain?

By August 13, 2015


From trash to treasure: Adidas designs shoes made of ocean garbage

To raise awareness about ocean pollution, Adidas has designed a pair of sneakers made from recycled plastic ocean waste.

By July 5, 2015


Search bookmarks and history super quick in Google Chrome

Time is precious. Don't waste it with inefficiency. Learn the fastest way to find pretty much anything within your Google-powered web browser.

By July 1, 2015