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
Eliminating sewage is an energy-intensive process that is a key component of our modern lifestyle — but rather than just processing it, groups and utilities are looking to make energy from what we flush down the toilet.
“There’s five times more energy in… Continue reading Running Cars on Human and Animal Waste