News tagged with waste

Preventing 'oceans of plastic soup'

Approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic waste washes off land into the ocean each year. Bottle caps, toothbrushes, tiny plastic fragments, filaments, pellets, film and resin float about in the water columns.

dateMar 23, 2016 in Environment
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Curtin's mining money saver

Curtin University is entering the mining software market with TopDump—a mine waste optimiser that could cut costs and reduce environmental damage for WA's open cut operations and projects.

dateMar 21, 2016 in Environment
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