Article - 14 Sep 2018
Plastics are having a hugely negative effect on the environment; it is estimated that more than 300 million tonnes of plastic are produced globally every year, with only 10% of that being recycled....
Article - 26 Oct 2017
When electronic products, such as computers, cell phones, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, fax machines, internal chips and other relating parts, reach the end of their lifetime, they become...
Article - 16 May 2017
Circular economy is an industrial system that aims to avoid waste through the design of optimised cycles of products, components and materials by keeping them at their highest utility and value; it’s...
Article - 9 Mar 2017
The term clathrate is used to describe a structure that consists of polyhedral cages that contain large pores in the center of the structure.
Article - 27 Feb 2013
A microbial fuel cell enables the conversion of chemical energy to electrical energy when microorganisms react by catalysis.
Article - 18 Jan 2013
Dr Stuart Wagland, Lecturer in Renewable Energy from Waste in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology at Cranfield University, talks AZoCleantech about collecting renewable energy from...
Article - 21 Sep 2009
The public is aware of the damage motor vehicles are doing to the environment due to emissions, but other aspects of car ownership also cause environmental harm. Among these damaging practices is the...
Article - 8 Dec 2008
One of the basic mantras used in by environmental conservationists is the principle of the '3 Rs' - reduce, reuse and recycle. The waste hierachy uses the reduce, reuse, recycle ethos to classify...
Article - 7 Nov 2008
Smoke detectors save lives, but in some smoke detectors dangers lie within. When considering household hazardous waste, the most dangerous could well be a humble, broken smoke detector
Article - 16 Jul 2008
Cellulosic ethanol is an alternative fuel made from a wide variety of plant materials or non-food based feedstocks, including agricultural wastes such as corn stover