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garbage

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Social garbage bin tells you to pick up the trash

The polite Social Trash Box out of Japan twists, bends, and reminds you to do your part to keep public spaces clean.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Recycled Orchestra turns garbage into beautiful music

The people of Cateura, Paraguay, are some of the poorest in Latin America, living off landfill. But one group has discovered a way to create art.

By Apr. 16, 2013

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Smart trash can catches your garbage for you

Don't have the best aim? Don't worry. This modded wastebasket is hungry for trash and proactive about feeding itself.

By Jul. 25, 2012

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Startup Secret No. 22: Some garbage is to be expected

Don't expect to get it right at the start. Starting a project is supposed to be hard.

By Jan. 23, 2012

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Turning everyday garbage into gasoline

At Demo Fall 2010, E-Fuel Corporation is showing off its home and business "reactor" that converts organic waste into ethanol or electricity.

By Sep. 14, 2010

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Junkestra symphony is pure garbage

Composition played with instruments made of objects scavenged from San Francisco Dump will appear in a classical venue that belies its trashy origins.

By Apr. 28, 2010

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Microfueler makes ethanol from garbage

At Demo Fall 2010, E-Fuel Corporation is showing off its home and business "reactor" that converts organic waste into ethanol or electricity.

Sep. 14, 2010

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Teaching the government to love garbage

The Obama administration is eager to promote green technologies, but some energy entrepreneurs, like Bill Davis, are still struggling to explain what they do.

By Dec. 14, 2009

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Gadgettes 114: The Garbage Episode

We've discovered a way to take a bunch of gadgets that belong in the trash and turn them into energy for everyone! Listen and find out how. (well, other than the fact that we're simply that awesome.)

By Nov. 14, 2008

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Garbage to gold: Ways to get value from waste (Images)

There's a growing list of methods for getting energy, valuable materials, or compost from the municipal waste stream.

12 Images By Feb. 21, 2011