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Farm to Pharma: Ag Plant Waste to Gold?

Up to 40 per cent of a fertile region’s primary production harvest could end up as waste, left to rot in the field or turned into low value products such as compost or [...]

October 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

Now Any Plastic Waste Can Be Recycled

To modify a well known dictum, “old plastics never die, they just disintegrate into microplastics.” The fact that plastics don’t break down is one of our [...]

October 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Plant Scraps Yield High Quality Jet Fuel

What can farms and timber companies provide high performance aviation? If a Chinese research team continues to build on a new process, they may be able to convert plant [...]

August 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

A Viable Climate Solution? Methane to CO2

A relatively simple process could help turn the tide of climate change while also turning a healthy profit. That’s one of the hopeful visions outlined in a new Stanford-led [...]

June 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Will Your Car’s Body be Your Battery?

In the same way that the technology industry is looking at energy harvesting through advanced textiles for people, a research team in Sweden is believes it can store energy [...]

October 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Waste Plastic to Car Fuel…and New Plastic

We all know that plastics recycling can be a tricky business — in most cases it has to be clean and sorted properly, which makes it a burden for both consumers and [...]

September 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

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