Posts Categorized: pollution

Top 10 innovations fighting plastic waste

From credit cards and shopping bags to hair combs and water bottles, plastic has been integrated into every aspect of our lives. However, the manufactured material is leaving a harmful imprint upon our environment. As more businesses from all over the world announce their commitment to eliminating all single-use plastics from their operations, products and supply chain, we have selected 10 new innovative examples that bring about new ways of recycling plastic.
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Compostable bottle helps reduce plastic pollution

French packaging company is manufacturing bottles made from a completely plant-based, fully biodegradable and recyclable bioplastic.

Olive mill wastewater turned into biofuel and fertilizer

Researchers at the Institut de Science des Materiaux de Mulhouse created a new use for the billions of gallons of wastewater from olive oil production.

Forest city is designed to combat air pollution

An architect has been commissioned to design a city in China to beat pollution, which will be completed in the next three years.

T-shirt uses cabbage to track pollution in the water

To raise awareness of climate change, a team in the UK has developed a t-shirt that changes colour depending on the acidity of the water around it.

Compact IoT green wall cleans urban air

A German startup has devised an Internet of Things green space that is monitored electronically and removes pollution from the urban environment.