Japan hopes to turn junked electronics into Olympic gold
August 24, 2016, 3:58 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With few natural mineral resources of its own, Japan looks to its vast 'urban mines' to produce medals for the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Bacteria that devours plastic discovered near Japanese recycling facility
March 11, 2016, 4:02 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
300 million tons of plastics are made yearly, but we only recycle about 14%.