By Becky Striepe on May 3, 2010
Scientists are making some great strides in developing plastics made from sugars and even mud. Bioplastic company Cereplast is soon going to be rolling out a plastic made using algae, and it could be a game changer!
By Becky Striepe on March 16, 2010
Bioplastics have their problems, but scientists working with IBM and Stanford University may just have the answer. They’ve developed a plant-based plastic that holds up to recycling and could have a ton of practical applications from medical to automotive.
By Becky Striepe on February 8, 2010
Where can folks take that compostable dishware? It doesn’t decompose in a regular compost pile, but instead requires very high temperatures to break down, which you’re really only going to get in a commercial facility.
Most cities don’t have easy access to municipal composting, so what does that mean for all of that “green” compostable plastic? How green is it really?
By Timothy Hurst on November 15, 2009
The new green-themed Reclaim made by Samsung is more than your standard phone with slick green branding — though there’s a bit of that too. What’s green (or blue), smaller than a deck of cards and will remind you to unplug the charger from the wall after charging? The Reclaim, the new green-themed smart phone [...]