A lot of plastic is impossible to recycle. Chemists are trying to change that

It feels good to recycle. When you sort soda bottles and plastic bags from the rest of your garbage, it seems like you’re helping the planet. The more plastic you put in the blue bin, the more you’re keeping out of landfills, right? Wrong. No matter how much plastic you try to recycle, most ends … Continue reading A lot of plastic is impossible to recycle. Chemists are trying to change that

Autonomous street sweeper Trombia Free cleans up city streets in Helsinki

Street cleaning is an integral part of the solid waste management system. In general, hand sweeping by an individual worker or a group, hose flushing, or machine sweeping or flushing are applied. It is a hazardous occupation due to the fact that it is conducted in traffic and is concerned with dirt and refuses, with … Continue reading Autonomous street sweeper Trombia Free cleans up city streets in Helsinki

An all-new eco smart city is now coming up in Singapore

An all-new eco smart city is now coming up in Singapore. Also known as a forest town, this new place is going to be nature’s true haven. The new city is aimed at improving the health and well-being of residents, paving the way for a better future. The eco-city is going to be car-free, and … Continue reading An all-new eco smart city is now coming up in Singapore

Peru plans to make Machu Picchu completely carbon neutral

Countless people around the world are taking special efforts as of late to make travel more sustainable. Peru is the latest example of this, with the country not only launching a brand new sustainable travel brochure that celebrates local wildlife and nature, but announcing an initiative that aims to make Machu Picchu completely carbon neutral … Continue reading Peru plans to make Machu Picchu completely carbon neutral

SUNGLASSES BECOME FIRST PRODUCT MADE WITH PLASTIC FROM THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH

100% of the proceeds from the sale of the sunglasses will be used by The Ocean Cleanup to continue their mission to rid the oceans of plastic.  Sunglasses made from plastic recycled from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) have become the first product to use a standard designed to clean up the oceans.  The standard is … Continue reading SUNGLASSES BECOME FIRST PRODUCT MADE WITH PLASTIC FROM THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH

Using robots to clean the seabed of plastic waste – a SeaClear project

The vast patches of plastic and other garbage are floating on the world’s oceans, which cover more than 70% of the surface of our planet. Around 90% of this garbage ends up on the seabed that the human eye cannot see and can have devastating consequences on marine life, nature, and, ultimately, for us, humans. … Continue reading Using robots to clean the seabed of plastic waste – a SeaClear project