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A new solar reactor turns plastic waste and CO2 into sustainable products
Plastic waste and CO2 are two scourges on our planet, but what if we could repurpose them into something green?
Turning hard-to-recycle polyethylene into drug treatments
USC scientists say their new method breaks down polyethylene plastic into agents used to develop antibiotics, cholesterol drugs and more.
Recycled asphalt shingles create a new rooftop view
Roofing giant GAF says its newly patented process has the potential to create a circular economy for asphalt in general, not just shingles.
What to do with disposable coffee cups? Turn them into useful products
The United Kingdom alone uses over 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups.
California firm upcycles fire hoses used in fighting wildfires
Tons of discarded fire hose used to fight California wildfires are used to make products and keep materials out of the landfill.
Wasting waste: we must do better on recycling plastic
Current recycling commitments will only reduce annual plastic flows to the ocean by 7%. That's depressingly low.