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This Clever Little School Has Been Requiring Students to Pay for Tuition With Plastic Waste Instead of Money
Rather than forcing children to pay for an education, this school asked their students to collect plastic waste from around their homes and communities.
Determined Teen Siblings Who’ve Turned 15,000 Pounds of Food Waste into Compost Awarded Thousands to Continue
This dynamic young duo has saved thousands of pounds of food waste from ending up in landfills – and soon they'll be saving even more.
Major Plastic Producer Has Turned Over 100 Tons of Waste into Roads – With Many More Miles More to Go
After successfully piloting the roads in Asia, the company has started laying the recycled plastic roads in America as well.
The researchers behind the technology that turns plastic into fuel are looking for investors to implement the process on a mass-market scale.
They're donating a portion of the beer's sales to charity, too.
IKEA has come up with an ingenious strategy that will benefit rural farmers while simultaneously reducing air pollution by 33%.
Scientists have found that purple bacteria could be a groundbreaking new resource for producing clean hydrogen energy out of human waste.
Totally Green Machine That Uses Biowaste to Generate Clouds for Clean Water Wins $1.75 Million XPrize
The water system doesn't just generate clean water – the carbon-negative technology costs less than 2 cents per liter of clean water.
Because the plastics don't need to be cleaned, the process would be cheaper than recycling, too.
This man has been planting a tree every day since he was just 16 years old. Now, almost 40 years later, he has grown...
This company is simultaneously tackling ocean pollution and poverty with a unique business model: using trash as currency.
Scientists have discovered a new family of enzymes that could pave the way to converting plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as...
The companies that are responsible for 80% of the plastic on these supermarket shelves have taken a dramatic pledge to cut wasteful packaging over the course of the next seven years.
Lauren Singer's mission in life is showing people how easy it is to live a zero-waste lifestyle – and she wants to do it in a way that doesn't make people feel bad about it.
The U.N. resolution spurred 39 different governments to pass legislation that would help eliminate plastic pollution from the ocean.
There is so much surplus bread being created in the UK every year, that homeless shelters can't even take in any more loafs destined for the...
Everyone knows the common saying “waste not, want not” – but this couple has taken it to a whole other level. Nicola and Richard of...
Generally speaking, plastic is incredibly resistant to decay, and that's certainly true of the one trillion polyethylene plastic bags that people use and discard...
This exciting new research has proven that sugarcane can be genetically engineered to produce oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production. Surprisingly,...
Aghan Oscar's company saves hundreds of trees every day thanks to his ingenious method of recycling plastic waste found around his region.