Sustainability

November 15, 2018

December 16, 2020

Rothy's sustainability initiative to make all their shoes from recycled plastic water bottles.

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December 11, 2020

Chemical engineers from UNSW Sydney have developed new technology that helps convert harmful carbon dioxide emissions into chemical building blocks to make useful industrial products like fuel and plastics.

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December 3, 2020

BASF is currently testing a chemical recycling process for used mattresses and expects to deliver first volumes of the recycled material to project partners later this year.

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November 19, 2020

A new plant that is being built in Indiana is the first of its kind in the U.S. It plans to help solve the "plastic problem" by turning plastic into fuel.

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November 3, 2020

CPChem’s successful use commercial-scale chemical recycling technology to produce polyethylene, with the company setting a target for producing a billion pounds of the product by 2030. CPChem said it is “the first company in the U.S. to produce the ‘circular’ polyethylene (named for the potential to repeatedly recycle plastics into new materials) on a commercial scale. The company tested production of the circular polyethylene product at its Cedar Bayou facility in Baytown this week.”

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August 12, 2020

These smart blinds can generate electricity and cool your home at the same time.

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April 23, 2020

Plastic bags, paper bags, cloth bags, everything has an impact on the environment.  And what’s better isn’t always what you might think.

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April 13, 2020

While recycling is important for our environment, doing it properly isn’t always obvious. Following these tips could help.

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March 10, 2020

Playing the sounds of a healthy reef attracted more fish, which are critical to a coral reef ecosystem.

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February 28, 2020

Bringing light to darkness sounds good.  But using darkness to create light is something out of a manual for wizards.  Until now.

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September 20, 2019

Your next arts and craft project could be made with “plarn.”

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September 16, 2019

Meet the new brick. It's created from re-used plastic and it makes a great building material.

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June 6, 2019

Think you know which is the most sustainable? The results of this study may surprise you.

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November 15, 2018

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October 3, 2018

The strength and durability of plastic bottles makes them an excellent choice for reuse.

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February 9, 2018

This particular project involved finding a way to recycle and reuse polycarbonates, the main component of CDs.

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