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Clothing consumption has steadily increased over the last 30 years, to the degree that in 2013 the average consumer in North America purchased 64 garments per year at a rate of 1.2 garments per week. more

Jul 6, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The collection, transportation, processing, and disposal of waste is a costly and time consuming process that uses specialized vehicles and requires high levels of monitoring and management. more

Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Bill C-238, a private member’s bill that sets a national strategy for sound management of mercury-containing lamps, has received Royal Assent and is now federal law. more

Jun 26, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Continuing its effort to develop sustainably sourced materials, Ford Motor Co. is evaluating bamboo fiber-reinforced plastics for use in injection molded interior parts like storage bins or side panels on seats. more

Jun 22, 2017 12:00 AM Features

UBC engineers have developed a more resilient type of concrete using recycled tires that could be used for concrete structures like buildings, roads, dams and bridges while reducing landfill waste. more

Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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