Big Picture Science – What Goes Around

by Gary Niederhoff on July 24, 2017

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It’s not just tin cans and newspapers. One man says that, from a technical standpoint, everything can be recycled – cigarette butts, yoga mats, dirty diapers. Even radioactive waste. You name it, we can recycle it. But we choose not to. Find out why we don’t, and how we could do more.

Plus, a solar-powered device that pulls water from the air – even desert air.

And, something upon which life depends that seems dirt cheap, but can’t be replenished: soil. What happens when we pave over this living resource?

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1: Tom Szaky / Recycle Everything
Part 2: Eugene Kapustin / Water From Air
Part 3: Etienne Schneider / Mining Asteroids
Part 4: Paul Bogard / Soil Depletion

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