Thanks to a little healthy competition between city sanitation workers and two private firms, the roughly 320,000 Chicago households without curbside recycling could be getting blue bins to call their own.
Been waiting patiently for the chance to show off your mad upcycling skills? Enter Project ReMAKE, a DIY design contest in which entrants have the chance to win 3-D printers and a trip to World Maker Faire.
The New York City Department of Sanitation deems the re-fashioNYC textile recycling initiative a success with 50 tons of last season's sweaters and stained-beyond-repair towels being donated in a six month period.
South Korean installation artist Choi Jeong-Hwa takes a break from his preferred medium of plastic to completely cover the facade of an anonymous 10-story building in Seoul with 1,000 repurposed doors.