Research 2021-07-06 22:28:43 The dawn of a circular economy model in South Africa A joint Austro-African research study provides insights on the adoption of a circular waste management model in South Africa. read more ... Plastics 2021-07-06 00:15:43 Cow bacteria-An untapped solution to our plastic waste problem? A new research study found that cow microbes can help break down select plastics. read more ... Waste-to-energy 2021-05-28 09:29:26 USF biodigesters turn food waste to energy Students of the USF St. Petersburg installed an innovative system that will naturally break down non-edible food on campus – the first of its kind at a Florida university. read more ... batteries 2021-05-04 06:36:37 E-batteries: The older, the safer Research conducted at an Austrian technical university shows: The older an e-car battery, the less danger it poses. Now the researchers and industry partners want to define parameters for the subsequent use of discarded batteries. read more ... Grant announcement 2021-04-30 09:17:00 US Department of Energy to invest 25 million dollar in upcyling and reuse research The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) plans to invest 25 million dollar in fundamental science to lay the groundwork for technology that finds reuses for plastic waste and reduces the climate impacts of plastic production. read more ... Plastic recycling 2021-04-28 13:21:10 Researchers found possible solutions for hard-to-recycle plastics Researchers have developed a new method to convert single-use plastic waste into ready-to-use molecules for jet fuels, diesel and lubricants. It requires 50 percent less energy than other technologies and doesn't add carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. read more ... Circular economy 2021-04-19 13:58:38 Renault wants to generate 1 billion euros from 'circular economy' by 2030 Renault wants to turn a french factory into a research, recycling and repair centre and achieve more money with it than from assembling cars by 2030. read more ...
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