January 2007


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Marketing RFID-Enabled Recycling

Yes, I know, I’ve been a very bad blogger lately… you have my sincere apologies. Thanks for sticking with me. Today’s item is a story I somehow missed when it got some attention last month,…


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How to Collect Garbage Using RFID

Special thanks to reader Simon for sending in this story about Athens garbage collection this past week. The system involves tagged garbage containers and reader-equipped trucks. This type of set-up can have variety of benefits,…


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Xerox’s Equipment Remanufacture

Today on CNN.com there’s a story about Wal-Mart’s zero waste initiative. It mentions in passing the successes of Xerox’s product take-back and recycling. While I knew Xerox was on the forefront of “design for reuse,”…