10 things you didn't know about recyclying

More than 60% of the waste that ends up in landfills can be recycled. About 16% of the cost of a product is spent on the packaging that is completely lost if not disposed of properly. Plastics, which can often be recycled, take about…

Green roofs: it isn't all rose colour in this eco trend

An idea that is flourishing in cities around the world, where many acres of potential space are found above buildings and houses. An aerial view of most urban spaces shows strips of asphalt and black tar. Heat radiates out of dark ceilings…