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2012-01-07 08:00:00

Pike Research studies show rising proportions of end-of-life electronics are causing huge problems in terms of disposal.

2012-01-05 19:05:00

Being more eco-friendly is in the top ten most popular New Year’s Resolutions, with people citing re-using carrier bags, recycling and upcycling and looking for reduced packaging when buying

2011-11-15 21:24:03

In partnership with the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Marines at Camp Smith, Hawaii, are testing a high-tech trash disposal system that can reduce a standard 50-gallon bag of waste to a half-pint jar of harmless ash.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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