Recycling Styrofoam into rigid plastic
Mexican entrepreneurs designed the first national machine capable of recycling Styrofoam (expanded polystyrene) and transform it into a raw material used in the manufacture of transparent hard plastic.
Veolia transforms non-recyclable paper into new products
Veolia has launched a new technology to transform non-recyclable paper and cardboard from household waste into a pulp.
SaskPower launches world's first commercial carbon capture and storage process
The world's first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) process on a coal-fired power plant officially opened today at Boundary Dam Power Station in Estevan, Saskatchewan.
Carbon Taxes and Emissions Trading are Cheapest Ways of Reducing CO2, According to OECD
Carbon taxes and emission trading systems are the most cost-effective means of reducing CO2 emissions, and should be at the center of government efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new OECD study.
Artificial Lung to Remove Carbon Dioxide - from Smokestacks
The amazingly efficient lungs of birds and the swim bladders of fish have become the inspiration for a new filtering system to remove carbon dioxide from electric power station smokestacks before the main greenhouse gas can billow into the atmosphere and contribute to global climate change.
Pilot Plant to Permanently Store CO2 Emissions as Carbonate Rock Bricks for use in Construction Industry
A new method for permanently and safely storing carbon emissions generated from fossil fuels and other industrial processes will be trialled in a mineral carbonation research pilot plant to be built at the University of Newcastle.
Nanomaterial to help reduce CO2 emissions
University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new nanomaterial that could help reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power stations.
Inventor Borrows Ideas from Nature to Tackle Key Societal Challenges
Dr Angela Belcher, a materials chemist and one of the world's leading scientists in nanotechnology was announced today as the recipient of the 2013 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize.
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