[USA] Where their toilet flush ends up may not be top-of-mind for most Southwest Floridians, but that stuff has to go somewhere, and Continue reading Treated waste fertilizes crops, but can fuel algae blooms
[Japan] Algae could provide a more sustainable alternative source of biofuel according to a study made by researchers from the Kobe Continue reading Algae: Waste to sustainable biofuels
[Spain] Researchers in Spain have launched a pilot facility to test if microalgae can be an effective tool in treating wastewater. Continue reading Microalgae is focus of pilot waste plant
[Norway] A pilot project has started up in the Middle East that aims to use a biodegradable flocculent made from seaweed to help recover water from oil waste. Continue reading Seaweed based flocculent technology to help recover water from oil waste
[Philippines] THREE HOURS away from Tagbilaran Airport in Bohol is one of the poorest neighborhoods in the country — Barangay Guindacpan in Talibon, a community dependent on fishing. Continue reading Seaweed harvester struggles turning wasted nets into gold
Algae grown on pig slurry could be turned into a source of food for the animals, if a West Australian research project is successful.
Murdoch University researchers are working on the project, which has Continue reading Algae grown on pig slurry could turned into food source for animals
Decomposing trash produces methane, a landfill gas that can be used to produce electricity or heat. Since methane is a greenhouse gas and most landfills don’t produce enough of it to make energy production worthwhile, many dumpsites burn, or flare, the methane away so that the Continue reading Landfills can make a profit from all their rotting waste and a new patent explains exactly how to make the most out of the stinky garbage sites.
Packaging is the food industry’s fall guy. It ends up in landfills, its toxins pollute our rivers and oceans, and according to researchers, it can even leave a nasty (or pleasant, but let’s go for nasty) taste Continue reading Cut Food Waste By Eating Your Water Bottles
The Pride of India expo, part of the Indian Science Congress, being held at MMRDA grounds which opened to the public from Sunday has something for people of all age groups. The exhibition is dedicated to eminent Indian scientist M Visvesvaraya and will remain open till Continue reading Waste to Algae Biodiesel Displayed at The Pride Of India Expo
[Russia] One of the central natural wonders of Russia, Lake Baikal, has recently been a source of troubling news. Every week, Continue reading Lake Baikal turns into swamp because of alien algae