Archive for August, 2012

August 25, 2012

VINCENT CALLEBAUT: BURBUJA DE AGUA “PHYSALIA”

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El visionario Vincent Callebaut ha creado un jardín flotante en forma de ballena diseñado para desplazarse a través de los ríos del mundo, mientras que va purificando el agua.

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August 22, 2012

New Inventions: Machine Reverts Plastic Back To Oil (English subtitles)

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A group in Japan has devised the technology to convert discarded plastics back into oil. One kilogram of plastics, if burned, can produce 3 kilograms of CO2…. (How does plastic garbage become valuable?

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August 16, 2012

Waste Pro Opens Doors to First Compressed Natural Gas Garbage …

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Waste Pro Opens Doors to First Compressed Natural Gas Garbage Truck Fueling Facility in Ft. Pierce, FL · Waste Pro Enhances Recycling Program and Reduces Solid Waste Rates for Indian Trail · Waste Pro Enhances City …

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August 14, 2012

Protei Designs Sailing Robots to Clean the Sea

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Middle East Environment news for the Middle East.

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August 11, 2012

Swapping trash for fresh produce in Mexico City

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By Emilio Godoy, Aug 7 2012. Source: IPS Farmers like Jorge Godoy sell their vegetables and fruit in the square in the Bosque de Chapultepec, a park in Mexico City. Photo: Emilio Godoy/IPS MEXICO C…

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August 2, 2012

Plastics News – Drive ditches recycling codes

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“WASHINGTON (Aug. 1, 1:30 p.m. ET) — Plastics recyclers are boldly moving forward with a new Education Without Numbers campaign because they are convinced that the resin identification code only adds an unnecessary layer of confusion and prevents more plastics from being recycled.

The new recycling campaign identifies plastics by six types of categories that the industry believes are easily identifiable to consumers.”

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August 2, 2012

HighSchool Mainland _ ISTF2010: Lord of the Trash Rings – Our Product

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This is an interesting concept created by Highschool Mainland they wrote “Our product is a stationary – yet portable – array of artificial harbors made of porous plastic that can be strategically placed to passively collect floating plastic and other debris carried by the ocean’s currents.”

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August 1, 2012

A Stool Made of Oceanic Debris, Manufactured at Sea – Architizer

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Recent studies estimate that an average of 46000 pieces of plastic can be found per square kilometer of the world’s oceans, while the UN reports that the number of plastic pieces in the Pacific Ocean has tripled in the last ten …

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August 1, 2012

Indonesia Tobacco: Cleaning up Marseille beach, one cigarette butt …

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According to an Oceans Conservancy Report entitled ‘Marine Litter: A Global Challenge,’ prepared under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme, over half of global marine debris is made up of just two …

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August 1, 2012

My War Against Plastic Coffee Pods

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There are few things I can appreciate more than the need for a cup of coffee right when you need it. Oh I get that. But even despite my deep addiction to coffee and love of convenience, I can’t wrap my head around those single pod coffee makers.

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