News tagged with waste material

Food nets vanishing without a trace

Scientists are creating compostable versions food nets to be used with compostable products to ensure that, at the end of their life, they serve the purpose of helping to grow food, thus closing their life ...

dateFeb 26, 2013 in Materials Science
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Postpone the nuclear waste decision

Although nuclear waste has been produced for a long time, there is still no good way to discard the highly toxic material, which remains hazardous for up to 130 000 years. In his new book titled Nuclear Waste Management and ...

dateApr 02, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Using waste to recover waste uranium

Using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical analogue of a cheap waste material from plants, researchers at Birmingham University have recovered uranium from the polluted waters from uranium mines. The same technology ...

dateSep 07, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Towards better recovery of waste resources

A considerable amount of valuable raw materials is lost in waste utilization and processing chains. It would be worth, for example, effecting better recovery of the valuable metals contained in electronic equipment. Research ...

dateJan 16, 2013 in Environment
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