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CarbonCure Addresses Concrete Water Waste

Besides producing massive amounts of CO2, concrete production also uses large amounts of water contaminated with concrete. Managing the slurry or concrete wash water is [...]

October 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

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

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

Engineering Energy from Human Waste

By Prof. Ioannis Ieropoulos, University of the West of England Reprinted from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Blog Ioannis Ieropoulos [...]

September 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

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