Waste


Mobile Reactor to Convert Waste plastic to Diesel

Mobile Reactor to Convert Waste plastic to Diesel

Watch the presentation of the research project at the ACS below....

Apr 4 2017, 1:48am CDT

Face-scanners in Chinese Public Toilet Curb Paper Waste

Face-scanners in Chinese Public Toilet Curb Paper Waste

 Automatic toilet paper dispensers using face scanners are put on trial at a public toilet in Beijing with the aim of red...

Mar 20 2017, 1:29am CDT

Scientists Turn Food Waste into Tires

Scientists Turn Food Waste into Tires

Eggshells and tomato peels can replace standard petroleum-based filler that has been used in manufacturing tires for more than...

Mar 8 2017, 5:01am CST

Almost 20 Percent of World's Food is Lost to Over-Eating and Waste

Almost 20 Percent of World's Food is Lost to Over-Eating and Waste

It has been discovered via surveys that about 20% of the global food supply is lost to over-consumption and wastage. It seems t...

Feb 22 2017, 9:35am CST

Fuel from Human Waste: New Technology Converts Sewage into Biocrude Oil

Fuel from Human Waste: New Technology Converts Sewage into Biocrude Oil

It is being proved that fuel can be created from waste matter in sewage. This may help future generations generate energy once...

Nov 3 2016, 8:05am CDT

Nanoparticles From Cataract Lens Waste Used for Safer Drug Delivery

Nanoparticles From Cataract Lens Waste Used for Safer Drug Delivery

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur have crafted nanoparticles from discarded cataract-affected lens, a...

Sep 16 2016, 10:43am CDT

Edible Food Packaging will Help Reduce Waste in the Future

Edible Food Packaging will Help Reduce Waste in the Future

Scientists are developing a milk-based food packaging that will be biodegradable, sustainable and ediable...

Aug 23 2016, 9:15am CDT

Melting Greenland Ice Sheet Will Soon Unfreeze Cold War-era Dangerous Waste

Melting Greenland Ice Sheet Will Soon Unfreeze Cold War-era Dangerous Waste

It has been found to be the case that the large Greenland ice sheet could melt due to global warming thereby allowing dangerous...

Aug 5 2016, 10:02am CDT

Melting Ice may Release Cold War-era Radioactive Waste from Project Iceworm

Melting Ice may Release Cold War-era Radioactive Waste from Project Iceworm

 Climate change is threatening to release hazardous radioactive waste from an abandoned camp thought to be buried foreve...

Aug 5 2016, 3:13am CDT

New material can remove radioactive waste efficiently

New material can remove radioactive waste efficiently

London, June 13 (IANS) An international team of scientists has discovered a material that can clear up nuclear waste gases prod...

Jun 13 2016, 12:26pm CDT

Scientists Recover High Purity Metals from Battery Waste

Scientists Recover High Purity Metals from Battery Waste

Finnish scientists have recovered important metals -- lithium, cobalt and nickel -- from battery waste with nearly 100 percent...

Jun 6 2016, 7:36am CDT

Plastic Waste Found for the First Time in Arctic Waters

Plastic Waste Found for the First Time in Arctic Waters

Most humans will never step a foot on the Arctic regions, but their plastic garbage is already there....

Oct 23 2015, 2:08am CDT

John Oliver takes on Food Waste

John Oliver takes on Food Waste

Americans throw away food worth $165 billion per year....

Jul 20 2015, 6:52am CDT

Where Would YOU Put Our Nuclear Waste?

Where Would YOU Put Our Nuclear Waste?

On Valentine’s Day, a small puff of radioactivity exited the only deep geologic repository for nuclear waste operating in the w...

Mar 31 2014, 2:44am CDT

WIPP Is Still The Best and Only Choice For Nuclear Waste

WIPP Is Still The Best and Only Choice For Nuclear Waste

The only operating underground deep geologic nuclear waste repository had its first minor accident on Valentine’s Day. It was a...

Mar 5 2014, 10:31pm CST

Medicare Reports Fraud And Waste Grew In 2013 After Years Of Decline

Medicare Reports Fraud And Waste Grew In 2013 After Years Of Decline

Despite expanding its efforts to curtail fraud and waste, a Medicare internal auditor found that the agency’s fee-for-service p...

Dec 20 2013, 3:01pm CST

Electronic Waste Recycled into Cool Little Stools for Geeks

Electronic Waste Recycled into Cool Little Stools for Geeks

Hard on the but and easy on the eyes...

Jan 30 2012, 1:30pm CST

California's 'Electronic Waste' Recycling Initiative

California's 'Electronic Waste' Recycling Initiative

Goodwill Industries of San Joaquin Valley announced Wednesday that they are teaming with California-based Electronic Recyclers...

May 25 2006, 11:00am CDT