Category: Technology

Recycling Technology

Plastic bottle caps and bread tags for wheelchairs 

I first heard of re-purposing plastics milk bottle caps and bread tags from a work colleague. What stood out for me was how a small change in one’s routine can have a huge social impact and change people’s lives by improving mobility for disabled people through donations of wheelchairs made from recycled bread tags and […]

Design Engineering Recycling Technology

Designing for recycling in manufacturing industries

The future environmental impact of materials used in manufacturing can be determined at the design stage of a product. Currently, around 80% of electronics are being sent to landfills1 and according to the United Nations, 20-50 million metric tons of e-waste are discarded every year2. Ideally, manufacturers should strive for producing products that require less […]

Games Recycling Technology

9 free recycling apps and games for mobile devices

There are a number of free recycling apps and games that you and your kids can enjoy. Games are a fun way of learning more about recycling and teaching young ones about the importance of recycling and how to recycle. Games offered on both iOS and Android platforms range from sorting out trash to cleaning up […]