News tagged with landfills

How does your garden grow?

Food and biofuel crops could be grown and maintained in many places where it wasn't previously possible, such as deserts, landfills and former mining sites, thanks to an inexpensive, non-chemical soil additive.

dateAug 22, 2013 in Environment
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Recycling farm plastics gains momentum

( —On today's farms, plastic is as ubiquitous as dirt. From plastic film that wraps silage to leftover pesticide containers to the thin trays that hold seedlings, plastic plays an important role. But in the dark ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Materials Science
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Hong Kong struggles to combat waste crisis

An army of road sweepers and refuse collectors keep the streets clean in the heart of Hong Kong—but on the outskirts, growing mountains of waste are testament to what campaigners say is an environmental crisis.

dateMay 03, 2013 in Environment
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