Need to Prevent Potentially Deadly Use of Bins as a Bed 2019-08-23 12:51:41 CIWM, Biffa & Open University Investigating How to Prevent Homeless Sleeping in Bins With homelessness on the rise in the UK, the issue of people sheltering and sleeping in bins is being looked at again by Biffa, the Open University and the CIWM. read more ... Massive GHG Reductions Possible with Reduced Global Food Waste 2019-07-29 13:27:01 Global Overshoot Day: US Tops the Charts in Food Waste A study for Global Overshoot Day by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition and the Economist Intelligence Unit Food Sustainability has ranked the United States last at preserving the world’s resources. read more ... Battery Recycling Process Grows Strategic Opportunities 2019-06-27 11:31:29 ‘High Purity Material’ from American Manganese Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Pilot American Manganese has produced has claimed to have produced a high purity nickel manganese cobalt hydroxide filter cake at Kemetco Research's contract lab during the final stages of the RecycLiCo Pilot Plant project. read more ... Finnish Research Centre Backs Chemical Recycling for Plastics 2019-06-20 12:35:54 VTT to Add New Methods to the Plastics Recycling Chain VTT is developing technology to complement a variety of mechanical recycling methods for plastics with chemical recycling based on pyrolysis. read more ... Activated Carbon Helps Recycle Plastics into Aviation Fuel 2019-06-11 11:58:11 WSU Researchers Melt Waste Plastics with Carbon Catalyst to Produce Jet Fuel Scientists at Washington State University have described a new way to recycle plastic waste products into jet fuel in a paper published in the journal Applied Energy. read more ... MIT & City of Amsterdam Develop Waste Catching ‘Roboats’ 2019-06-11 09:53:07 IN DEPTH Autonomous Robotic Boats Could Collect Garbage in Amsterdam’s Canals Researchers from MIT and the AMS Institute have teamed up to develop an autonomous robotic boat to remove waste from the city’s many canals - among other applications. read more ... IPEN & BAN Report Finds Some of the Most Hazardous Substances on Earth in Ghana's Food Chain 2019-04-24 16:17:55 European E-Waste Causing Catastrophic Levels of Toxins in African Free Range Eggs The dire human consequences of food chain contamination from highly toxic plastics in waste in Ghana, which includes toxic e-waste shipped from Europe, have been exposed by new research from IPEN and Basel Action Network. read more ...
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