Tag Archives: sustainable development

VITO is a pioneer regarding research into algae

[Belgium] VITO is a leading Belgium-based independent research and technology organization in the areas of cleantech and sustainable development, and a pioneer regarding research into algae. They focus on the harvesting, medium reuse and downstream
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Lux soap gets the algae treatment

[1st, May 2014] It may famously be favoured by celebrities such as Sophia Loren, but Lux soap is about to get a green makeover, with a new recipe that uses renewable oils made from algae. In the 1920s, it became the first ever mass-market soap, and now, nearly a century later, Lux is taking another pioneering step by becoming the first soap brand to be made using algal oils… Continue reading Lux soap gets the algae treatment

Park project a small piece of Lake Whatcom’s pollution puzzle

[17th, April 2014] City officials have been working for years to reduce the amount of phosphorus draining into Lake Whatcom. This year, officials plan to clean up their own backyard by improving stormwater treatment at Bloedel Donovan Park, which has… Continue reading Park project a small piece of Lake Whatcom’s pollution puzzle

Jordan Lake committee wraps up work without decisions

[16th, April 2014] A committee of state legislators looking at water quality issues in Jordan Lake wrapped up its fourth and last scheduled meeting Wednesday. What they accomplished didn’t amount to much more than that: just looking. Since January, senators and representatives were brought up to speed on a two-year pilot project… Continue reading Jordan Lake committee wraps up work without decisions