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Poppits pods offer toothpaste without any of the packaging

Typically you purchase a plastic tube full of toothpaste that you squeeze out on to a brush to use.) and there’s very little wasted, but you are always left with that hard-to-recycle plastic tube.

These three fungi could one day help recycle your phone battery

These three fungi could one day help recycle your phone battery This has been observed for some time, and it’s one of the main reasons that fungi are used all over society to extract metals from things like industrial fly ash, or runoff from processing plants.Now, logically enough, this approach is coming to battery recycling.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made Out Of Old Gadgets

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made Out Of Old Gadgets Host cities always try to put their own special twist on things when it comes to designing Olympic medals.For Tokyo, that twist is to make them out of people’s old, unwanted gadgets.

Roads made from recycled plastic are paving the way to a greener tomorrow

Roads made from recycled plastic are paving the way to a greener tomorrow Roads laid with asphalt are so 20th century.They're unsustainable, brittle and they contribute over 1.

Samsung may recycle recalled Note 7 hardware as a new phone

Samsung may recycle recalled Note 7 hardware as a new phone A new report from SamMobile claims the company has started a project to recycle the old Note 7 hardware into a new device.The Galaxy Note 7 came out in the fall of 2016 to rave reviews.

Samsung is never really going to let the Galaxy Note 7 die

Samsung is never really going to let the Galaxy Note 7 die The company announced in a statement today it will look to sell refurbished models of the Note 7 in the near future.The new life for the Note 7 phones comes as part of a three-pronged sustainability campaign, which Samsung rolled out after pressure from environmentalists to publicly address how the estimated 4.

Samsung puts environment first: Note 7 recycling effort

Samsung puts environment first: Note 7 recycling effort The Note 7 was infamously recalled quickly after its launch due to faulty, even explosive, batteries.” According to The Verge, a Samsung representative gave some more insight into the refurbishment process: "Samsung will not be offering refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices for rent or sale in the US,” says the representative.

Ionic liquid melts old clothes so they can be spun into new ones

Ionic liquid melts old clothes so they can be spun into new ones More: This machine pulverizes glass bottles, turns them into fine-grain sand in just 5 seconds In a proof-of-concept demonstration, Simone and colleagues showed how an ionic liquid salt called 1,5-diazabicyclo[4.“There is, for example, the lyocell process using NMMO as solvent,” Simone said.

Bureo turns recycled fishnets into skateboards to help clean the ocean

Bureo turns recycled fishnets into skateboards to help clean the ocean One such entity leading its own charge is a small New England-based skateboard manufacturer named Bureo.Intent on making a dent in the ongoing fight to reduce contaminants routinely found in Earth’s oceans, Bureo decided to turn salvaged fishnets into skateboards.

Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling

Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling In the report, Apple claims that it wants to move to products that are fully recyclable.According to their year-long investigation, Apple iPhones and MacBooks aren’t “recycled” in any meaningful sense.

The mysterious recycling company led by 2 Tesla execs

The mysterious recycling company led by 2 Tesla execs While Tesla’s cars don’t spew greenhouse gases, experts are still concerned about the environmental impact of their batteries.That’s what makes the fact that two Tesla executives are now in charge of a recycling company so interesting.

Hodor and Amy fall in love in this Sodastream advert that takes place in a post-plastic universe

Hodor and Amy fall in love in this Sodastream advert that takes place in a post-plastic universe We're here for this.Sodastream has enlisted the talents of Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik and Game of Thrones actor Kristian Nairn to tell the story of The Lost Tribe of the Homoschlepiens who had running water all around them, but could only drink out of plastic bottles.

Recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will donate their guts to new phones

Recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will donate their guts to new phones Some 400,000 of Samsung's recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will have been reincarnated as refurbished smartphones in South Korea, while others will be consigned to the scrap heap.3 million Galaxy Note 7 devices have sat in limbo since their explosive fall from grace and global recall last year, but the company has been determined to find some use for the phones.