All of us have had one of those days, sitting at home, where we wished we had the food-printing technology from Star Trek. All we'd have to do is give a voice command to our wall unit, and a few minutes later the exact dish we wanted would be ready for us, steaming hot and delicious.
Car exhaust is a major contributor to air pollution, especially in the developing world. Car exhaust is not only unhealthy to breathe but deposits grime on clothing and walls of buildings.
One problem that many corporations face when trying to implement effective waste management strategies is the perception that recycling and waste receptacles are often bulky and unbecoming. If your office prides itself on elegance and clean appearances, it can be hard to incorporate a recycling bin into the environment without creating an eye-sore.
In your office, your employees might enjoy congregating, chatting and munching in the company break room. Even though this can be one of the best parts of the office, it can also be one of the biggest sources of waste.
Hosting office parties, whether for retirements, holidays or just about any other purpose, can be a lot of fun and can go a long way toward boosting employee morale. However, if you aren't careful, these parties can result in a lot of waste.
Shopping totes. Reusable coffee mugs.
Communities undertake recycling to save space in landfills and to cut down on the amount of energy needed to create new products from scratch. A startup company called NewFoodz is undertaking a recycling innovation program to address two other problems, namely food waste and hunger.
Great strides are being made in battery recycling innovations. Although battery recycling is still a niche market, it is gaining immense potential.