Urban Mining – a 21st Century Gold Rush!

Whether it is reclaimed building materials, plastics, upcycled furniture or e-waste, the modern world is finding value in the stuff we throw away. Waste is being turned into a resource to be managed and exploited rather than disposed of. A 21st century gold rush has begun. Continue reading

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Cardboard – Slightly More Interesting Than You’d Think

Cardboard is used in the transportation of 90% of products in the US, accounts for 20% of all municipal waste, and, of course, it should be recycled. But did you know it can be used to break a sky diver’s 80 mph fall or make cheap copies of vinyl records? Continue reading

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