When Your Old Clothes Are Respun into Your New Clothes

Fashion trends and cheap clothes are draining the planet of water, and leaving tons of wasted textiles that resale and donations can’t keep up with. The once vast Aral Sea, which is now a tenth its original size, is a testament to the amount of water needed to grow cotton. As early as 2030, water … Continue reading When Your Old Clothes Are Respun into Your New Clothes

A Glimpse into the Future of Electronics Recycling

Ronin 8’s technology uses sound energy to separate all the different materials in electronics waste. I spoke with founder, Peter Holgate to learn more about their work. Our conversation ventured into his vision for the future of electronics – a world where phones upgrade themselves, and brands become the stewards of materials rather than the … Continue reading A Glimpse into the Future of Electronics Recycling