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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.

NFC Personalizes Ice Bottle to Reduce Waste

Pure Hydration's new intelligent, reusable water bottle employs NFC technology to enable users to track their own filtered water consumption, locate refill stations and access data personalized to their own interests.

Environment Case Studies

RFID Helps Vacuum Up Waste at Pneumatic Disposal Sites

Finnish technology company MariMatic Oy is providing companies and municipalities with an underground waste and recycling system that uses RFID to allow access to authorized users only, and to store data about who used each receptacle.

Environment Features

Intelligent Packaging: On the Rise at Large Companies

Abbott, Carrefour, Coca-Cola, Nestlé and other firms sought recycling, authenticity and customer-experience solutions at AIPIA World Congress 2019.

Environment Editor's Notes

Opportunities for Label Converters

The growth of RFID adoption in retail, apparel, baggage tracking, food and other industries is creating new business for label converters, and a new resource can help them grow their business.

Environment Expert Views

The Coke Example

Business challenges, such as reducing the use of plastic packaging, have motivated the company to invest in technologies to control recycling and engage consumers.

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 Videos

    Environment White Papers

    • New ZigBee PRO Feature: Green Power
      Published February 2013
      In this white paper, the ZigBee Alliance outlines the basics of ZigBee technology, sensor control networks, battery-free communication, efficient energy usage, energy harvesting and more. The report explains the new Green Power feature included in the ZigBee PRO 2012 specification, which facilitates the deployment of wireless sensors in large areas, such as shopping malls, hospitals and parking garages, in which thousands of devices would otherwise need to be powered by batteries, thereby substantially reducing building maintenance tasks, while remaining environmentally friendly. (9 pages)
    • How to Design a Low-Power Wireless Sensor Network
      Published August 2009
      GreenPeak's Wim de Kimpe discusses a "green" approach to wireless networks, using no network cables or power lines, and requiring little or no maintenance over the life of a device, for use in machine-to-machine networks, as well as for industrial, control, health, security and other applications. (4 pages)
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