Robot that uses AI to pull weeds may reduce poisonous herbicide use by 70% for some crops.
Environmental and consumer rights organizations have filed a legal complaint against food and drink giants Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and Danone for the use of misleading “100% recycled” and “100% recyclable” claims on PET plastic water bottles sold across Europe.
Little of the mixed consumer plastics thrown away or placed in recycle bins actually ends up being recycled.
Most plastic products can’t be recycled back into their original form. It’s time to change that.
Its door handles are made of salt. Its walls are made of sunflowers. Its furniture is made of Japanese knotweed. And it was stained with dyes made from filtered urine. Is this recycling marvel in southern France the future of architecture?
Former tour guide James Kateeba started building the boat in 2017 in response to the tons of plastic waste he saw in the lake after heavy rains.
Researchers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech received a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create bioplastics from food waste diverted from landfills.
Enzymes that rapidly break down plastic bags have been discovered in the saliva of wax worms, which are moth larvae that infest beehives.
In Kamikatsu, sustainability isn’t just an environmental imperative — it’s the glue that unifies a community.
Nuclear waste is radioactive waste generated by nuclear power plants that no one wants to be kept near their houses or even carried through their communities. The ugly substance is poisonous and deadly, takes thousands of years to disintegrate completely, and we continue to produce more of it.