Consumer & Gadgets

Sony to begin plastic packaging phase-out next year

Sony will start phasing out plastic packaging for small electronic gadgets such as smartphones, cameras and audio accessories from next year, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Energy & Green Tech

Chew on that: Study examines the potential of edible cutlery

Plastic waste is an increasing problem the world over, with food packaging and single-use items such as plastic knives and forks representing a significant component of the waste stream. There have been efforts to replace ...