News tagged with sustainability

New methods and tools for sustainable manufacturing

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has led the way in developing new innovative methods and tools. These enable manufacturing industry to develop and implement sustainable business models that consider economic, social ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Sustainable algae cultivation making headway

Four years after the first optimistic calculations, the experimental cultivation of algae appears to be meeting expectations. Production costs have been more than halved, while the profit made on some crop components already ...

Jun 11, 2014
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Sustaining Brazilian tourism

As football teams and their hoards of fans head for Brazil, sustainability, the environmental buzzword of the day, is perhaps not at the top of their thoughts. But, sustainability is an important paradigm that does not apply ...

Jun 10, 2014
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The logic behind solving climate change

The looming threat of climate change has been plastered all over the media in recent years. The solution just may lie in the research development of all possible scenarios that the effects of climate change may have. In the ...

May 08, 2014
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Determining biocontainers' carbon footprint

Many efforts to reduce the environmental impacts associated with commercial horticulture production have failed to influence the general public. For example, one recent study showed that the use of organic fertilizers offered ...

Apr 28, 2014
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