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March 29, 2021
In the generally closed resource systems of small seafaring craft and the need to carefully manage precious assets, we can learn lessons that are applicable on a larger scale...
March 25, 2021
Plastics are one of the world’s largest polluters, taking hundreds of years to degrade in nature. A research team, led by YSE professor Yuan Yao and Liangbing Hu from the...
March 9, 2021
BRINK spoke to Barbara Reck,  YSE Sr. Research Scientist and node lead Systems Analysis & Integration at The REMADE Institute, a public-private partnership established by...
March 6, 2021
Garbage, trash, discards, waste—humans create it with nearly everything we do, and it impacts our ecosystems and our communities in diverse and often unanticipated ways. The...
December 1, 2020
Older, bulkier electronics are disappearing from the waste stream, with ramifications for the future of e-waste recycling.
October 28, 2020
A recent study published in Nature Sustainability, co-authored by postdoctoral associate Stijn van Ewijk, finds that the full benefits of paper recycling can only be realized...
Yuan Yao
May 21, 2020
Yuan Yao, whose research examines the environmental and economic impacts of emerging technologies and industrial processes, has been named assistant professor of industrial...