Food Wasting: Problems, Reasons and Solutions

A new report entitled ‘Global Food: Waste not, want not’, published this week showed that almost half of the food produced each ear gets...

Wastewater Treatment Could Have Huge Impact for Emerging Economies

Treating and recycling wastewater might be the key to solving the water scarcity problem in many countries around the world, according to new research...

“Bipolar” LED Lamps Made from Recycled Wine Glasses

Unwanted wine glasses can now be turned into lovely LED lamps thanks to the Canadian designer Tat Chao. The "bipolar" lamps are created from...

Adidas Makes Sportswear From Recycled Ocean Trash

Adidas, together with researchers from Alfred-Wegener-Institut and the conservation group 'Parley for the Oceans', developed the first-of-its-kind prototype of sports shoes made entirely from...

Oil Companies May Shift from Recycled Water to Saltwater

Concerns on too much of water consumption during hydraulic fracturing have been pushing oil companies in recycling water, which in turn costs them much...

New Way to Determine Renewable Energy Potential of Waste

Cranfield University has reinvented the way to determine the renewable energy potential of waste before incineration. Benefits of the new method include reduction in...

Environmentally Friendly Sorting of Recycled Batteries Using A.I. Now Possible

Sorting out recycled batteries is now possible by means of Artificial Intelligence (AI), thanks to research conducted at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and...

EU Asks for Commitment to Preservation of Raw Materials

This week, a Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP) was released by the European Union’s High Level Steering Group of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on...

Trash From The Slopes of Everest Turns into Art

Artists from across Nepal created 75 art sculptures out of the 1.7 tonnes of trash collected from Mount Everest. The materials included empty oxygen...

Europe’s Largest Phone Battery Recycling Company Reduces Your Phone’s Carbon Footprint by 90%

Improvements and ground breaking discoveries that can boost the performance of lithium-ion batteries have flooded the news over the past few years. And there...