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Articles mapping out the future of waste. Blogs at www.garbologie.com
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Solid Waste Management Architecture Using Wireless Sensor Network Technology

Solid Waste Management Architecture Using Wireless Sensor Network Technology | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
In many application fields such as home, industry, environment and health, different Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) applications have been developed to solve management problems with smart implementations.
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The Sensing Planet: Why The Internet Of Things Is The Biggest Next Big Thing

The Sensing Planet: Why The Internet Of Things Is The Biggest Next Big Thing | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
About a decade ago, I would stand in the middle of a square somewhere and imagine that everything I saw could and would one day be possibly connected.In my mind that was not such a new idea.
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Humans Were Recycling at Least 13,000 Years Ago, Researchers ...

Humans Were Recycling at Least 13,000 Years Ago, Researchers ... | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
A recent study at the Molí del Salt site in Tarragona, Spain reveals that Prehistoric people recycled their tools over 13000 years ago.
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How Extended Producer Responsibility Can Boost Recycling Rates

How Extended Producer Responsibility Can Boost Recycling Rates | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
Producers face pressure from the all sides to take responsibility for recycling their products. Here's why we need a comprehensive approach.
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Bicyclean Pedals Toward Safer E-Waste Clean-Up

Bicyclean Pedals Toward Safer E-Waste Clean-Up | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
The Bicyclean is an environmentally-friendly and affordable device that safely separates valuable bits of discarded electronics.
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The LIFX lightbulb: Bringing the Internet of things to electricity ...

The LIFX lightbulb: Bringing the Internet of things to electricity ... | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
Lynne Kiesling The LIFX lightbulb is one of the most exciting things I've seen in a while, even in a period of substantial innovation affecting many areas of our lives. It's a Kickstarter project, not coming from an established ...

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U.S. Postal Service expands electronics recycling program | MNN ...

U.S. Postal Service expands electronics recycling program | MNN ... | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
U.S. Postal Service expands electronics recycling program. Customers can trade in old cellphones for cash at 3100 USPS retail locations.
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Yale researchers call for specialty metals recycling | Science Codex

Yale researchers call for specialty metals recycling | Science Codex | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
New Haven, Conn. -- An international policy is needed for recycling scarce specialty metals that are critical in the production of consumer goods, according to Yale researchers in Science. "A recycling rate of zero for specialty ...
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Curio: Recycling Celluloid - Blog - The Film Experience

Curio: Recycling Celluloid - Blog - The Film Experience | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
Alexa here. The arrival of The Master, possibly the last film shot in large format film, has many lamenting the turnover of most theaters from celluloid to digital. Next year 20th Century Fox isn't even distributing film prints of its ...
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From Methane to Plastic to Methane, Without Waste - NYTimes.com

From Methane to Plastic to Methane, Without Waste - NYTimes.com | The Future of Waste | Scoop.it
At the end of its life cycle, a toy or shampoo bottle could turn back into methane at a wastewater plant.
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