recycling

When plastic becomes part of Nature’s recycling system

Plastic is widely acknowledged as an environmental plague, but replacement solutions are hard to find and it seems that we would never be able to live without it. But what if a revolutionary decision was…

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How to reuse plastic bottles to build houses

As surprising as this may seem, these bottles were turned into homes. Discover Casas con Botellas, an institution of volunteers who are bringing people together to work as a team to build houses with plastic…

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The Pepenadores project in Mexico: empowering waste pickers and…

Bonafont, Danone's water brand in Mexico, is co-leading a project to help empower the waste-pickers on the landfills and secure its supply of recycled materials. The Pepenadores project brings together…

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Eco-Emballages: 20 years making packaging more environmentally-friendly

Twenty years ago, a private company called Eco-Emballages was created at the initiative of consumer goods firms with the aim of “installing, organising, supervising and funding the selective collection,…

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Recycling Should Be Fun and Easy

A new eye-catchy recycle been designed in Portugal by architectural and urban design firm AND-RÉ. This is a fun way to make people more enclined to recycling!

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