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Public Trash Cans That Report When They’re Full
"Hi, this is garbage can number 4601970. I am full of garbage."
In Hong Kong, Starbucks Biorefinery Turns Stale Pastry and Coffee Grounds Into Plastic
Instead of burning it, composting it or just dumping it in landfills, food waste from your area coffee shop could...
Video: Military Garbage Burner Utterly Destroys Trash, With Tactical Precision
A new, compact gasification contraption can dramatically compress the things our armed forces leave behind, turning trash into ash. Marines...
Finally, a Garbage-to-Energy Scheme That Might Actually Work
Do big investments from an oil refiner and a trash hauler mean Enerkem is close to cracking the code?
Polar-Mounted Laser Could Zap Space Junk, Protecting Satellites and the Space Station
Space debris could be nudged out of the way using a moderately sized Earth-based laser, a team of NASA researchers...
Islands of Garbage, Washed In By Rain, Threaten to Overrun China’s Three Gorges Dam
Islands of garbage so thick people can stand on them are threatening China’s massive Three Gorges Dam, according to Chinese...
Dustbot Comes When You Call It, to Pick Up Your Garbage and Take It Away
Recycling is often too bothersome of a task for the average person. Enter Dustbot, an adorable Segway-powered robot that travels...
It’s A Dangerous World Out There
The threat of zombies, venomous octopuses, and pythons, and what we can learn from them
The Prophet of Garbage
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill