Showing posts with label recycling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label recycling. Show all posts

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Superworms Could Become Mini Plastic Recycling Plants: Aussie Researchers - UrduPoint

Superworms Could Become Mini Plastic Recycling Plants

Australian scientists found that superworms have a surprisingly healthy appetite for polystyrene, which the researchers hope could eventually be used to recycle plastic in an environmentally safe way.

Monday, March 07, 2022

European Chemicals Agency Targets Critical Battery Raw Material – EURACTIV.com

European Chemicals Agency Targets Critical Battery Raw Material

As the EU continues to develop its battery strategy as part of delivering a low carbon future, a range of technologies will form part of Europe’s battery eco-system. These must include advanced lead batteries that are very important in meeting Europe’s Green Deal objectives, supporting automotive and energy storage industries with products that are manufactured and recycled by EU companies.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Trash wars: US drowning in its own waste, blaming China for rejecting ‘recycled commodities’

US drowning in its own waste, blaming China for rejecting ‘recycled commodities’
Hundreds of tons of waste that Americans believed they were recycling is now piling up in processing plants or being dumped into landfills, as China’s decision to stop buying garbage for environmental reasons begins to bite.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

China no longer dumping ground for foreign waste

China no longer dumping ground for foreign waste
The fear that the United States and European countries may soon face their own piles of waste plastics should not be blamed on China. If anything, the developed world should be grateful that China has been, to the detriment of its own environment and people's health, taking their garbage for years.

Friday, October 20, 2017

China's ban on foreign waste may greatly impact the world's recycling

China's ban on foreign waste
The dominant position that China holds in global manufacturing means that for many years China has also been the largest global importer of many types of recyclable materials. Last year, Chinese manufacturers imported 7.3 million metric tons of waste plastics from developed countries including the U.K., the EU, the United States and Japan.

Friday, July 28, 2017

China says no to 'foreign garbage'

foreign garbage china
China's cabinet said Thursday "foreign garbage" will be entirely banned from entering the country as authorities plan stricter management on solid waste imports.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Billions of tonnes of plastic accumulating on Earth

Billions of tonnes of plastic
More than 8.3 billion metric tonnes of plastic has been produced since 1950 according to the first major global analysis of mass-produced plastics.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Video: Successfully launched SpaceX rocket reaches orbit, places satellites

The company’s first rocket since an accident in September lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base Saturday morning, has replaced Iridium Communications’ entire satellite network.

Monday, January 02, 2017

SpaceX concluded accident investigation, to start launching rockets again

SpaceX has identified the anomaly responsible for the explosion of its Falcon 9 rocket on Sept. 1, 2016, and is now ready to resume its launch schedule starting Jan. 8.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Russia and Japan discuss options for recycling wasted nuclear fuel from Fukushima

Russia and Japan are discussing options for removal of spent nuclear fuel from the reactors of the Fukushima nuclear power plant and its recycling, a source with the Russian nuclear industry told TASS.

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