Category "Waste"

biorecycling

The process lets any plastic—say a polyester shirt—be recycled into any other plastic (like a clear water bottle). It could fundamentally change the market for recycling.

19. Oktober 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

The process lets any plastic—say a polyester shirt—be recycled into any other plastic (like a clear water bottle). It could fundamentally change the market for recycling.

19. Oktober 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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University graduate Jamie Pybus has designed a household system for cultivating edible mushrooms using coffee grounds.

08. Oktober 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

University graduate Jamie Pybus has designed a household system for cultivating edible mushrooms using coffee grounds.

08. Oktober 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more
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Imperial graduate Nicole Stjernswärd has invented Kaiku, a system that turns plants into powdered paint pigments using vaporisation technology.

04. Oktober 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

Imperial graduate Nicole Stjernswärd has invented Kaiku, a system that turns plants into powdered paint pigments using vaporisation technology.

04. Oktober 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more
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Whether multi-layered food packaging, power cable sheathing or a toothbrush: Many plastic products cannot be recycled.

28. September 2019 | via Phys.org | Read more

Whether multi-layered food packaging, power cable sheathing or a toothbrush: Many plastic products cannot be recycled.

28. September 2019 | via Phys.org | Read more
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Ocean trash from around the world was used to create a limited edition of vacuum cleaners called “Vacs from the Sea”.

27. September 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

Ocean trash from around the world was used to create a limited edition of vacuum cleaners called “Vacs from the Sea”.

27. September 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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Study finds 800,000 extra fibres are shed than on standard washing machine setting.

21. September 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Study finds 800,000 extra fibres are shed than on standard washing machine setting.

21. September 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
nurdles

“Nurdles”, also known as “mermaid tears”, pose a huge risk to the marine environment.

19. September 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more

“Nurdles”, also known as “mermaid tears”, pose a huge risk to the marine environment.

19. September 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more
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CARBIOS breakthrough technology enables production of PET Bottles from 100% recycled plastic waste.

17. September 2019 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more

CARBIOS breakthrough technology enables production of PET Bottles from 100% recycled plastic waste.

17. September 2019 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more
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Cigarette filters are composed of thousands of cellulose acetate fibres, contain thousands of chemicals and take years to disappear from the environment.

16. September 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more

Cigarette filters are composed of thousands of cellulose acetate fibres, contain thousands of chemicals and take years to disappear from the environment.

16. September 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more
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Black soldier fly maggots provide a zero waste option for organic recycling, according to Jeff Tomberlin, professor in the department of entomology at Texas A&M University.

14. September 2019 | via Phys.org | Read more

Black soldier fly maggots provide a zero waste option for organic recycling, according to Jeff Tomberlin, professor in the department of entomology at Texas A&M University.

14. September 2019 | via Phys.org | Read more