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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

Mining Nutrients From Wastewater

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series of guest columns on innovative energy technologies and opinions.  Yalin Li, Colorado School of Mines Most people think as [...]

April 5, 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

Cleantech Clothing Conversion: Chanel to Gel

A few years ago, I read a fascinating and lively description of what happens to used T-shirts in our current global trading environment. Pietra Rivoli’s “Travels [...]

February 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

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