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This Greek Island Replaced its Landfill with Recycling Plant That Now Reduces Waste by 85%

In order to keep their little island the pristine Aegean paradise it is, Tilos has gotten rid of their landfill, and replaced it with a circular system that has reduced total waste by 86%. After being implemented this May, the island of around 750 inhabitants quickly saw progress, after they transformed the landfill into a […]

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Decoder: How are food and climate change connected? – News-Decoder

Food systems contribute greatly to climate change. Cooling the planet might require shaking up our meal plans. Substitute meat brands at a supermarket in Westchester County, New York, 16 February 2021. (STRF/STAR MAX/IPx) This article is the fifth in a…

The Largest Public Policy Disaster Is Getting Rammed Down Our Gullets

The 27th COP event is preceded by breathtakingly shrill predictions of forthcoming disasters from speculated catastrophic climate change. Here are a few cold hard facts: No one has ever proven that human emissions of carbon dioxide drive global warming. For more…

Machine Recycles Plastic Bottles into 3D Printer Filament–And the Design was Released, Instead of Patented

The mission of the James Dyson Award is simple: Design something that solves a problem. No one will be surprised, then, that the Polyformer machine won a grand prize because it expertly solves two problems at once. The young co-inventors, Reiten Cheng and Swaleh Owais, designed the Polyformer to achieve two goals: to tackle plastic […]

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Nord Stream methane leak will NOT increase global warming, study says – Daily Mail

Methane gas that leaked from a damaged Nord Stream pipeline in September will not increase global warming, a new study claims.  The leaks will have a ‘negligible’ effect on warming, despite releasing 220,000 tons of methane into the air, academics…

Climate Trace: tool shows global origin of emissions launched by Al Gore at COP27

Australia’s emissions are almost double those of Egypt, according to a new global emissions tracker – Climate Trace – launched at COP27. The Climate TRACE platform tracks greenhouse gas emissions from around the world, providing maps and data on 72,000…

Recycling

Halloween Candy Wrappers Are Hard to Recycle!

An estimated 600 million pounds of Halloween candy was handed out on October 31st. Each miniature or full-size candy is individually wrapped in a plastic wrapper. While that small wrapper may seem insignificant to you, add them all up. 600 million candy wrappers, plus the plastic bags they come in and the plastic bags some […]

Should Brands Be Allowed at Global Climate Talks? – Adweek

In a resort town on the tip of the Sinai peninsula, global leaders are gathering this week to hash out how, exactly, they’re going to meet the climate goals they set last year in Glasgow. The meeting is officially titled…

Recycling

What’s All the Buzz About Pyrolysis for Recycling Plastic?

There’s been a lot of talk about pyrolysis being the solution to the plastics recycling problem. Is this method the solution that some experts believe it will be? What is all the buzz about?There are Problems With Plastics RecyclingBefore you even get into the purpose of pyrolysis, you have to look at the current problems […]

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