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This section includes articles about how companies and individuals can use RFID to improve recycling, become more environmentally responsible and reduce human impact on the environment.
Researchers Testing RFID for Protecting Endangered Plants
The University of Kent's conservation and electronics departments have completed in-house testing of a UHF RFID system to detect the presence of tagged cycads—and to send alerts if a tag stops transmitting, which could indicate a possible poacher.
Environment Case Studies
Reforestation Project Uses RFID Data for Forest Analytics
HLH provides RFID-based data to customers, as well as to partners such as Paradise Helicopters, and analyzes that information to better manage its forest of koa and sandalwood trees.
RFID Predicts Eruptions for Nicaraguan Volcano
The system, using Libelium wireless sensors and GE software, operated for just a few weeks, but provided exploration company Qwake with cloud-based data regarding conditions inside the Masaya volcano's active crater.
Environment Editor's Notes
Recognizing Kevin Ashton's Contributions to RFID Journal
The co-founder of the MIT Auto-ID Center and soon-to-be author wrote a column for 10 years that added greatly to the world's understanding of RFID's role in business and society.
Environment Expert Views
What Else Can You Do With an RFID Fashion Label?
Don't use RFID just for logistics and inventory management. Here are a few ways in which retailers can employ the technology to provide new services to their customers.
Environment Best Practices
Thinking Inside the Box
A new era of smart packaging—embedding RFID in boxes—is on the horizon. But first, technical challenges and cost concerns need to be overcome.
Environment White Papers
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