Learn how to recycle everything, from aluminum and newspapers to less obvious household items.
Schools compete on football Saturdays to generate the best recycling rate and the lowest level of waste.
You recycle paper, plastic, glass and aluminum, why not recycle water? Learn how to reuse your 'greywater.'
Researchers found plants emit three times as much nitrous oxide, largely due to the density of nitrifying and denitrifying bacteria in the water.
The chemical compounds that make up carpet fibers are valuable to recyclers. Even 30-year-old carpet.
Although most carpet components are recyclable or reusable, only about 4 percent of waste carpet gets reclaimed. The industry hopes to increase that number.
Almost every part of the the Aman Setu school premises is made out of recycled material, including walls built from plastic bottles.
Cintas uses technology that converts plastics into a fiber that can then be woven into fabric. About 5 plastic bottles are needed to create one shirt.
Built completely from plastic bottles and other recycled materials, the boat set sail to raise awareness about the marine environment.
A tiny sensor attached to a camera takes pictures of what's thrown away and uploads images to Facebook, allowing students to monitor their trash.
In spite of their green image, biodegradable products may contribute to global warming because of the rate at which they decompose at some landfills.
Check with your local department of public works because in many areas, you can recycle more than ever.
A U.N.-backed report warned that less than one third of metals globally have a recycling rate of more than 50 percent.
The international project will track U.S. cell phones, TVs and other e-waste, recycling everything from gold to rare earths and protecting human health.
Bras, fake limbs and even sex toys can be kept out of the landfill through some innovative programs.
The volume of bottles recycled each year is growing, but there is a tremendous opportunity for even more volume in the future.
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