Low-Energy Extraction Wells a Cheaper Option? 24.08.2018 14:36 IN DEPTH: Groundwater Monitoring of Landfill Leachate Early detection of contaminants in groundwater released from landfill sites helps facilitate timely and effective source control and mitigation, but could low-energy extraction wells offer a cheaper alternative to passive wells? read more … Helistrat partners with Premier Marinas to Tackle Plastic Pollution in the Seas 28.06.2018 13:05 Seabins Keeping Plastic Waste Out of the Oceans in Port Solent To help tackle marine plastic waste and raise the profile of The Seabin Project, Portsmouth, UK based environmental consultancy and contract manager, Helistrat, has installed two Seabins in Premier Marinas’s Port Solent and Gosport marinas read more … Waste Plastics Need Floor Value to Boost Recycling 19.06.2018 13:46 BLOG: How to Transform Plastic Recycling Isabel Hilton explains that if we valued plastic differently we would recover its embedded energy and greatly reduce pollution both in the oceans and on land. read more … Waste Plastics Starve Marine Mammal to Death in Thailand 04.06.2018 11:51 VIDEO: Dead Pilot Whale Had Over 80 Plastic Bags in its Stomach According to a report by the BBC Environmental officials spent around a week using boats in an effort to float the whale and put up a sunshade for it, but the creature died last Friday in a canal in Songkhla province. read more … Poor Waste Management Responsible for Many of Europe’s Polluted Sites 06.04.2018 12:47 340,000 Reasons to Choose In-Situ Remediation Instead of Ex-Situ and Mass-Transfer With approximately 340 000 contaminated sites which likely require remediation according to the European Environment Agency (EEA), Miiro Jääskeläinen looks at the issues. read more … Three Short Films from the Plastic Oceans Foundation Explain Microplastics 23.03.2018 10:59 VIDEO: Short Documentary Series on Plastic Waste in the Oceans The Plastic Oceans Foundation has published a series of videos explaining how plastic waste gets into the oceans, breaks down into microplastics and enters the food chains. read more … Rich Countries Should Pay to Cut Plastic Waste in Oceans 23.02.2018 16:09 Marine Plastic Waste Pollution Could be Cut by 77% Global funding to revolutionise waste management in the world’s worst polluting countries could lead to a 77% reduction in ocean plastic pollution by 2025 according to a new report. read more …
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