News tagged with plants

Sugar, not oil

No more oil – renewable raw materials are the future. This motto not only applies to biodiesel, but also to isobutene, a basic product used in the chemical industry. In a pilot plant researchers now want ...

Mar 21, 2014 5 / 5 (4) 0

Making composting more sustainable

Composting converts organic household waste into a source of nutrients that can enrich garden soil. However, the runoff it produces can be detrimental to the quality of surrounding bodies of water. City College ...

Mar 20, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0