News tagged with waste

Green engineering for waste management

"Green engineering" is based on the idea of designing, selling and using processes and products that are technically and economically viable while, at the same time, minimizing pollution, as well as health ...

dateApr 01, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Toxic water scandal hits Italian region

An Italian official was forced Friday to reassure residents their water is safe to drink, after tests showed that toxic waste had leaked into the supply in the central region of Abruzzo.

dateMar 28, 2014 in Environment
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Turning waste into wealth

Waste is a valuable resource that could earn the UK tens of billions of pounds, according to a new report by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee.

dateMar 21, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Our food waste is our wealth

Australians waste an estimated 20 per cent of the food they buy. That's like one in five bags of groceries going straight to the bin.

dateMar 18, 2014 in Environment
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Hunt for water intensifies—on two planets

(Phys.org) —Scientists are using a promising new theory to track down hidden water both on Earth – where fresh water is becoming dangerously scarce in some regions – and in the quest for life on the red planet, Mars.

dateMar 17, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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