Article - 27 May 2020
A team at Osaka University, Japan, has developed a biodegradable plant-based plastic that breaks down in seawater to combat the ocean waste problem.
Article - 11 Mar 2020
An international team of researchers has developed a new method to investigate the structure of microbial communities that attach themselves to microplastic trash, a significant concern to marine...
Article - 10 Mar 2020
The Ocean Cleanup is a non-profit organization that plans to carry out what it refers to as “the largest clean-up in history.” This two-pronged project aims to roll out advanced technological systems...
Article - 5 Mar 2020
Waste is a huge problem globally, and the problem increases as the population continues to grow, and urbanization progresses. The US represents a major source of waste; while the country only...
Article - 19 Aug 2019
With fossil fuel depots becoming increasingly depleted every day and the difficulty of locating new reserves.
Article - 5 Jul 2019
Plastic pollution is a global problem that is growing exponentially, mainly due to an increase in daily consumption of single-use plastic products.
Article - 24 May 2019
Over the years, the human population have turned a blind eye to the consequences plastic can have to our health and to the environment.
Article - 18 May 2019
We are producing an estimated 150 million tonnes of single-use plastic every year. Cutting unnecessary disposables out of your daily life will, when magnified on a global scale, have a huge impact on...
Article - 25 Apr 2019
Sensors to stop plastic waste may sound a tall claim – however, the technology is a scientific reality now, changing the waste management sector.
Article - 8 Mar 2019
This article discusses how to measure the flash point of waste liquids on waste disposal plants.