By Melina Cantagallo, age 13 and IndyKids Staff
The United States produces the most waste per capita, with each person contributing 102 metric tons of garbage in their lifetime. But how much of this waste is successfully recycled?
By Aishwarya Vedula, age 12 and Indykids Staff As climate change continues to be a growing concern, many countries are focusing on ways to use renewable energy. A big part of renewable resources is the use of lithium-ion batteries. Though they are not only used in renewable products—for example, cellphones and laptops and many other …
Current research suggests that mealworms can digest styrofoam, a plastic that is particularly difficult to dispose of without polluting the environment.
What goes into making a cell phone? How was it made and who made it? And what will happen to it once you throw it in the trash? The time we spend with our phones is just a portion of their total life cycle.
Alfredo Moser lights up the dark in the world. Moser invented a source of light that helps people who do not have electricity.
In order to make the 29 billion plastic water bottles that Americans purchase each year, manufacturers use 17 million barrels of crude oil.
Plastic water bottles are a big source of litter found along hiking trails in Grand Canyon National Park.
Are you thirsty? Think before grabbing that water bottle or can of soda!
Earth Day is April 22, a day for environmental awareness and thinking about how we can become more green.
Find out what really happens to the stuff you recycle.