We’ve all seen the zero wasters on Instagram showing off their mason jars full of a year’s worth of trash. But most people aren’t going to be willing or able to change their lifestyles to that degree.
Ancient Pompeii Had a Recycling Program
Researchers recently discovered systems of sorting rubbish, like mortar and plaster, for reuse.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made from Recycled Gadgets
The Medal Project will mine gold, silver, and bronze from nearly 50,000 tons of donated e-waste.
The Hidden History of Recycling in Medieval Art
It’s easy to forget that a historic artifact preserved in a museum is not a static object.
Ethical Africa Bag Collection May Actually Help People
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.