While biomass is typically used as an energy source, like its fossil-based counterpart, researchers are also keen to evaluate its potential to produce new materials. Recently, a team of researchers from the University of Delaware (UD) has reported findings of an innovative low-pressure method that upcycles biomass into new sustainable materials.
NEW RESEARCH published today reveals a worrying lack of awareness around biodiversity and the critical role it plays in protecting our planet and future survival.
Researchers have provided an important insight into the cultural taboo surrounding an innovative ‘green’ technology that enables users to transform their domestic toilet waste into biogas.
Waga Energy, the European leader in the production of biomethane from landfill gas, and Meridiam, an investment fund specializing in public infrastructure finance, obtained a non-recourse loan of 10.4 million euros from BNP Paribas and Banque Populaire Grand Ouest to refinance four WAGABOX® biomethane units located in France.
Barton Blakeley Technologies (BBT) has developed the first carbon conversion system, converting CO2 emissions into hydrophobic silica.
Clean and energy efficient wastewater treatment plants will form a critical part of future water resource management. Now, researchers at KAUST have demonstrated a chemical-free approach for tackling biofilm buildup on membranes in anaerobic bioreactors.
Jokasafe® is the first European vinyl glove manufacturer to launch a new collection based on highly sustainable BIOVYN™ PVC.
Plastic pollution is one of the critical environmental issues at present. The aggregation of petroleum-based plastics has detrimental effects on the wildlife, environment, and human health.
SandandStone, the UK’s first supplier of green aggregate materials, has signed an agreement with Green Biofuels Ltd, which enables the business to deliver all of its remediation and aggregate projects with minimal environmental impact and carbon emissions.
Plastics offer many benefits to society and are widely used in our daily life: they are lightweight, cheap and adaptable. However, the production, processing and disposal of plastics are simply not sustainable, and pose a major global threat to the environment and human health.