recycling

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The Chemist Whose DIY Lasers Are Too Dangerous for YouTube

The YouTuber 'Styropyro' recycles tech to turn old parts into lightsabers and laser bazookas.
Matthew Gault
8.16.18
nangs

How to Make Sure Your Nang Habit Isn’t Trashing the Earth

I tried recycling my spent bulbs.
Sam Nichols
12.12.17
nangs

Your Nang Habit Is Trashing the Earth

Here's why they're unrecyclable.
Sam Nichols
10.24.17
Illustration

Two Australian Artists Turn Printer Ink Into a New, Sustainable Medium

"Lousy Ink" is the world's first 100% recycled artist ink.
Jessica Cockerill
6.29.17
50 states of art

100% Sustainable Art Blossoms in Colorado | #50StatesofArt

Sarah Wallace Scott grew up loving nature. Now, her practice is devoted to reducing waste in the art world.
Sean Neumann
4.28.17
Collage

Annie Legnini Recycles Items to Create Portraits Showcasing the Multicultural Experience of the Bronx

'The Bronx Faces' series is made up of Q-tips, Pokemon cards, coffee filters, and other materials.
Edenized Perez
4.3.17
environment

Our Oceans Are Garbage

Scientists predict there could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050.
Tyler Hooper
2.27.17
Art

This Artist Makes Fantastically Creepy Sculptures from Dismembered Toys

Freya Jobbins’ up-cycled artworks are challenging consumer culture and fine art aesthetics.
Sami Emory
12.1.16
Design

Turning Carbon Air Pollution into Artist Paints and Inks

Graviky Labs has designed a technology that captures air pollution and converts it into a usable ink for printing and painting.
Hannah Stouffer
8.23.16
News

What Would It Take to Make You Do Something About Climate Change?

Things are looking bleak, but how bad does it have to get before we'll actually take action?
Yasmin Jeffery
7.15.16
tech

This House in Adelaide Was Built With $170K and a Lot of Used Tyres

An "earthship" is a home that grows its own food, collects its own water, and maintains its temperature using materials like dirt and beer cans. We checked out what might be Australia's first as it nears completion.
Royce Kurmelovs
4.15.16
Art

An Illuminated 'Plastic Island' Floats in London's Trafalgar Square

Art activists Luzinterruptus transport a haunting image of the Great Pacific garbage patch to London's famous public forum.
Beckett Mufson
2.12.16
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