Browsing the "Waste Management" Category

Cleaning Water With Music CDs

September 30th, 2013 | by James Ayre

Researchers in Taiwan have come up with an interesting way to make use of the incredible quantities of compact discs [&hellip

Waste Wise Turns the Volume Up on Waste Management Solutions. Join in

July 8th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

The need for real, actionable, sustainable expertise on waste solutions is critical in both developing and developed economies. However, practical expertise has been slow to spread. Thought leadership is concentrated in only a few parts of the world and the current methods of sharing expertise and knowledge such as, dense and lengthy reports and global conferences are limited in their ability to reach a wide variety and number of stakeholders. Enter Waste Wise, a simple and innovative idea. Waste Wise plans to conduct online video panels with experts from across the waste spectrum using Google+ Hangouts, broadcast them live, and then publish content for ready use by decision makers, policy analysts, experts and advocates.

It’s Electric! Fighting Poverty By Providing Sustainable Electricity

April 22nd, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Husk Power Systems is a rural empowerment enterprise which focuses on inclusive rural development on the backbone of electric power. Unlike other sustainable electricity efforts in the world, Husk Power Systems creates a self-sustaining ecosystem in the villages it serves. By doing this, it enable economic development along with environmental protection, providing physical well-being and strengthening rural communities

New Technology Treats Landfill Leachate

April 19th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Future360 travels to Long Beach, CA, and Watervliet, Michigan, to visit with APTWater -- an emerging technology company specializing in developing new technologies and services to treat and reuse water

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