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Oct 6, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Volvo is developing robotic trash collectors that would be operated by garbage truck drivers.
Sep 30, 2015 02:22 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Microorganisms found in worms are effective at biodegrading plastic and styrofoam, research reveals. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2015 07:35 AM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
The poor creature had a five-inch plastic drinking straw lodged in its nostril.
Jul 15, 2015 07:15 AM ET // Renee Morad
In Singapore’s Pandan Reservoir, a flock of swans controlled by programmers monitor the water for contamination, measuring PH levels and more.
May 7, 2015 10:15 AM ET
Sweden is able to recycle 99 percent of their trash, some of which they burn. Why isn't this practiced in the United States?
Apr 21, 2015 11:42 AM ET // Renee Morad
A biogas reactor that transforms human waste into energy could supply free methane to local villagers.
Dec 8, 2014 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Human waste has been a hassle for spaceflight since the dawn of the space age -- but now it could transform our push toward the final frontier. Continue reading →
Oct 21, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Each Ebola patient produces a staggering amount of waste that includes everything from the oft mentioned bodily fluids to contaminated bed sheets. Continue reading →
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