Our Future Nuclear Challenge: Decommissioning Plants

Our Future Nuclear Challenge: Decommissioning Plants

Published on January 25, 2017
  By Catherine Bolgar Nuclear power plants last a long time, but not forever. Around the w...

New frontiers and costs of recycling

New frontiers and costs of recycling

Published on February 21, 2016
Written by Catherine Bolgar Are we recycling all we could? Organic waste, such as food scraps a...

It’s a Wrap

It’s a Wrap

Published on October 26, 2015
Written by Catherine Bolgar Whether you like them or not, eggs, cheese, mushrooms or shrimp are...

Sewers paved with gold

Sewers paved with gold

Published on August 4, 2015
Written by Catherine Bolgar The future gold rush might be to a sewer near you. Municipal sewage...

Water, Water, Leaking Everywhere

Water, Water, Leaking Everywhere

Published on June 3, 2015
Written by Catherine Bolgar A quarter or more of the world’s expensively treated drinking water...

The future is still plastics; maybe more than ever

The future is still plastics; maybe more than ever

Published on September 29, 2014
In the 1967 movie “The Graduate,” the title character got this career advice: just one word…pla...

Recycling Gets Smarter as Demand Grows and Technology Evolves

Recycling Gets Smarter as Demand Grows and Technology Evolves

Published on August 26, 2014
Written by Catherine Bolgar To understand how recycling will evolve in the future, follow the m...