Researchers recently discovered systems of sorting rubbish, like mortar and plaster, for reuse.
The Medal Project will mine gold, silver, and bronze from nearly 50,000 tons of donated e-waste.
It’s easy to forget that a historic artifact preserved in a museum is not a static object.
At Pitti Immagine, one of the largest fashion trade shows in Florence, Dame Vivienne Westwood debuted her second Ethical Fashion Africa Collection in partnership with the International Trade Centre. The first, back in February, was a small offering of three tote bags, but for her sophomore effort she came back with a fuller collection of totes, handbags, duffles and key chains. Though she says of Africa, “I’ve never been before, [and] I shall probably never go again…”, she appears to be getting a lot accomplished in this one shot.