Article - 11 Nov 2008
Glass has been used by humans for a very long time and most glasses can be readily recycled. This article looks at the recycling of glass and includes tips for making glass recycling easier.
Article - 4 Aug 2009
House remodelling, renovations, lifestyle changes and efficient vehicles are all areas we can change to use less energy and make a positive contribution to the environment. Considering the...
Article - 1 Aug 2010
QPAC® polyethylene carbonate and Polypropylene carbonate organic binders are clean-burning binders that decompose at very low temperatures. They burn out completely and consistently, and offer...
News - 12 Nov 2015
A unique combination of materials developed at Rice University, including a clay-based electrolyte, may solve a problem for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries destined for harsh...
News - 25 Feb 2014
Alterra Power Corp. has completed the acquisition of 100% of the Shannon wind project, a 202 MW wind farm in late-stage development in Clay County, Texas. Alterra acquired the project from Horn Wind,...
News - 5 Oct 2010
Spanish and Scottish researchers have added wool fibres to the clay material used to make bricks and combined these with an alginate, a natural polymer extracted from seaweed. The result is bricks...
News - 9 Nov 2008
Award-winning American Clay Enterprises returns to the Greenbuild International Expo to showcase its all-natural, eco-friendly earth plasters with a larger hands-on demo area.
They will also...
News - 30 Jan 2014
Sandia National Laboratories is developing computer models that show how radioactive waste interacts with soil and sediments, shedding light on waste disposal and how to keep contamination away from...
News - 17 Jan 2014
Chemical reactions will change the nature of the deep repository and the surrounding rock (clay rock); that much is certain. But to what extent and with what impact on safety? Researchers from the...
News - 23 Oct 2008
The practice of no-till has increased considerably during the past 20 yr. The absence of tillage coupled with the accumulation of crop residues at the soil surface modifies several soil properties but...