Aston University has created a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Midlands-based casthouse technology specialists to create a suite of energy-efficient aluminum recycling systems that are predicted to lower energy usage by up to 50%.
A circular bioeconomy has the potential to significantly reduce the climate, pollution, and resource consumption implications of the fast-growing plastic sector. Under existing practices, global plastic manufacturing will almost certainly triple by 2100.
Balena, the material science company aiming at transforming the fashion industry, today announced the debut of its eco-chic BioCir Slides, made of its proprietary, 100% biodegradable plastic – developed to help the fashion industry put an end to unsustainable amounts of plastic waste and kickstart biodegradable plastic use in shoes and other clothing.
By 2033, more than 1 billion laptops, cellphones, and other electronic devices could be entering the U.S. waste stream each year.
Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a carbonization method for converting waste paper into pure carbon, which could be used in lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers at Johannes Kepler University, Austria, have been focusing on the development of sustainable materials to replace nondegradable materials in electronics.
Plastic pollution is overwhelming landfills, littering Earth's coastlines, and affecting the health of animals, including humans, while also contributing to environmental degradation and climate change.
SC Johnson Professional is launching a new washroom soap dispenser made from recovered coastal plastic. The SCJ Professional® Proline WAVE 1 litre washroom soap dispenser is made from 70% recovered coastal plastic, which is post-consumer recycled waste plastic collected on land within 31 miles of an ocean so that it does not reach oceans or landfills.
GHD Advisory, the advising arm of one of the world's leading professional services companies, and the German-based Fraunhofer Society, Europe’s leading research organisation for the applied sciences, have been commissioned by the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MOEI) to develop the UAE’s National Hydrogen Strategy 2030.
The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $850,000 in grants to four projects in support of new and exciting efforts to find beneficial uses for industrial waste. In this first year of the Industrial Symbiosis Program, funded projects range from research and development to on-the-ground implementation.