Waste

08.30.15
Europe doesn't properly recycle most of its electronic waste
08.30.15

Europe doesn't properly recycle most of its electronic waste

You probably know that you should recycle your old tech when you're done with it, but getting othe...

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04.18.15
Recommended Reading: The problem with Record Store Day
04.18.15

Recommended Reading: The problem with Record Store Day

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

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12.09.14
Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries
12.09.14

Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries

Don't be too quick to toss out the battery from that ancient laptop -- it might just be the key to...

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12.16.13
US creates the most e-waste, cellphones top the heap
12.16.13

US creates the most e-waste, cellphones top the heap

We've known for years about the growing volume of electronic waste, but a new UN study suggests th...

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09.24.12
Microsoft deliberately wasted energy at data center to avoid fine, says NY Times
09.24.12

Microsoft deliberately wasted energy at data center to avoid fine, says NY Times

Microsoft's desire to avoid a fine combined with a power company's strict electricity usage rules...

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08.14.12
Researchers create super-efficient microbial fuel cell, dream of selling excess electricity
08.14.12

Researchers create super-efficient microbial fuel cell, dream of selling excess electricity

Recycling wastewater to generate energy has turned up noses before, but researchers at Oregon Stat...

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06.29.12
Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles
06.29.12

Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles

Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University aren't keen on being wasteful -- that...

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