A multi-university team from Washington, DC is competing in this year’s Solar Decathlon and aiming for a very special end product – a house suitable as a healing home for a returning American veteran.
Most of us recycle bottles, cans, paper – the basics – but how many of us take the time to rebuild, repurpose and recycle the technology in our lives? The people of HacDC live that lifestyle every day.
One man’s trash is another man’s clean source of electricity with trash to fuel technology.
We all use water bottles, but if you’re not filling up a reusable every time you’re creating a lot of waste. Disposable bottles are convenient, and convenience determines what gets used – the folks at True2o think they might be able to bridge the gap between convenience and conservation.
Take a look at a company that cleans up the environment while supporting fisherman in the developing world… by recycling carpets.
This week on Bloomberg West, Planet Forward explores the research of Illinois professor John Rogers and the fascinating world of transient electronics.
Got an old cell phone sitting around? This week on Bloomberg West we featured EcoATM, a new technology that can give you cash for your phone, while keeping dangerous toxins out of landfills.