The Textiles and Apparel Recycling Campaign, created with Green Fund by Dr. Jonathan Chen,Dr. Katherine Polston, and Professor Eve Nicols, aims to combat textile waste with a student-run recycling center and, in the future, generating rayon from collected cotton recyclables. Written by Becky Phung.
A research team in The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering has an ambitious research agenda: shave even more waste from a building’s electricity budget by teaching lights to think. The results of their design and experiment, LightLearn, were recently published inBuilding and Environment.