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  • Five reasons why environmentalists should oppose Britain’s agriculture bill

    Five reasons why environmentalists should oppose Britain’s agriculture bill

    Elise Wach, a doctoral researcher at Coventry University outlines why Britain’s agriculture bill does not go far enough.  To many environmentalists, the new agriculture bill for England and Wales seemed too good to be true. Instead of providing subsidies simply for owning and cultivating land, the bill – widely seen as a departure from previous […] More

  • Fireworks behind Mount Rushmore

    Forecast this 4th of July: Fireworks with a chance of lead exposure

    News on climate in the time of coronavirus Subscribe today The coronavirus may have canceled many of this weekend’s organized Fourth of July fireworks displays, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t celebrating at home. Roadside fireworks stands are seeing an explosion of business, and firework complaints are cropping up across the country. In Boston, police […] More

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    University Researchers Seek Ways to Recycle ‘Unrecyclable’ Polymers

    It’s tough enough to recycle the easily recyclable plastics, such as PET and HDPE, but dealing with “unrecyclable” polymers is a whole new challenge. Case Western Reserve and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are advancing solutions for difficult-to-recycle polymers. George Huber, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, noted in the […] More

  • Pacific Plastics Injection Molding Unveils Facility Expansion » Plastics Business

    Pacific Plastics Injection Molding Unveils Facility Expansion » Plastics Business

    Delivering on a customer-forward strategy for future growth, Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM), Vista, California, a division of Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), has unveiled a 5,000-sq.-ft. addition to its existing production facility. Started in September of last year, the expansion further increases PPIM’s capability of always exceeding customer requirements, simultaneously reducing lead times while improving […] More

  • BMRA: Construction companies should be required to use recycled content

    BMRA: Construction companies should be required to use recycled content

    Thommy Weiss, pixelio.de  The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) welcomes the Prime Minister’s plans to invest in a homes and infrastructure projects construction programme and, in particular, his pledge to “build back greener”. The announcement follows a commitment he made in Parliament last week to ensure that UK steel manufacturers are “at the front of the […] More

  • Sydney switches to 100% green power

    Sydney switches to 100% green power

    The City of Sydney has switched to 100% renewable electricity, generated from wind and solar farms in regional NSW. All of the City’s operations — including streetlights, pools, sports fields, depots, buildings and the Sydney Town Hall — will now be run on renewable electricity. The green energy deal — valued at over $60 million […] More

  • DSM and Lightyear join forces to scale the commercialization of integrated solar roofs for the electric vehicle market • Modern Plastics Global

    DSM and Lightyear join forces to scale the commercialization of integrated solar roofs for the electric vehicle market • Modern Plastics Global

    DSM and Lightyear join forces to scale the commercialization of integrated solar roofs for the electric vehicle market Geleen, Helmond (NL), 14 May 2020 – High-tech mobility innovator Lightyear and Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, have signed an agreement to jointly scale the commercialization of Lightyear’s unique solar-powered […] More

  • UK households sitting on £17bn of small electricals, says report

    UK households sitting on £17bn of small electricals, says report

    UK households could have made £17 billion from second hand resale value of the old small electricals lying around their home, around £620 per household, according to a recent study by non-profit organisation Material Focus. The study, released yesterday (24 June) and entitled ‘Hidden Treasures’, revealed that households across the UK are throwing away 155,000 […] More

  • FCI ST80, ST100 and MT100 Thermal Mass Flow Meters

    FCI ST80, ST100 and MT100 Thermal Mass Flow Meters

    Click2Contact The ST80, ST100 and MT100 Thermal Mass Flow Meters from Fluid Components International (FCI) are designed to offer accuracy, repeatability, ease of operation, installation and low maintenance to enhance plant performance while driving costs down in waste-to-energy incineration plants. Waste incineration plants (WIP) applying waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies provide an economical and decreased waste footprint […] More

  • The National Wildlife Federation Blog

    The National Wildlife Federation Blog

    This school year marked the first year of “The Niagara County Youth Environmental Education and Leadership Program.” This multi-year program, created and funded by New York State Attorney General Letitia James and developed and implemented by a collaborative partnership between the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper (BNW), is focused on promoting […] More

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