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Upcycling Low-Value Plastics - Teresa Madaleno

Researchers at Northwestern University’s Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois have discovered a way to take low-value plastics and transform them....

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Harnessing Energy from Waste Wastewater - Teresa Madaleno

One of the latest attempts to curb global warming in Scotland could serve as an example for other countries. It involves a technology that can &hellip....

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Growing Trends in the Fight Against Climate Change - Teresa Madaleno

We hear a lot about wind turbines, electric vehicles and solar panels as the fight against climate change continues to be a hot topic around …....

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Turning Plastics into Records - Teresa Madaleno

At Sparta Group we are always on the look-out for new and effective environmental technology but every once-in-a-while we come across something that i....

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Major Food Company Goes Carbon Neutral - Teresa Madaleno

They may be the first, but they likely won’t be the last Canadian food company to go carbon neutral. In a recent news release, Maple … Contin....

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Re-forming Plastic Waste - Teresa Madaleno

Plastic waste is one of the biggest environmental challenges of our time; however, a group of researchers in Sweden believe they have developed a way....

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Emissions Exposure - Teresa Madaleno

A national study conducted by engineering researchers at the University of Toronto indicates that emissions from major roads greatly increase concentr....

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Garbage Trucks Running on Waste - Teresa Madaleno

Toronto Garbage Trucks are about to go green. The waste collection fleet will be one of the first cities in North America to run on … Continue....

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No Single-Use Packaging - Teresa Madaleno

While it may have started with grocery stores banning plastic bags, the waste backlash is growing into a no single-use packaging trend. Today, consume....

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Truck Fleet Running on Plastics - Teresa Madaleno

Electric, hybrid, ethanol, as well as biodiesel derived from vegetable and animal fats are well known eco-friendly ways to power vehicles, but few peo....

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Plastics and Cannabis - Teresa Madaleno

The adoption of pro-cannabis laws has provided an economic boost to communities that now have legitimate cannabis producers; however, with the green r....

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A Whole New Type of Plastic - Teresa Madaleno

As company executives around the world continue to discuss what to do about all the plastics they use, a recent young graduate from the University &he....

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The Upcycling of Junk - Teresa Madaleno

Design is always evolving and the conservation movement is starting to play a large part in this. The Fashion industry, construction industry, and fur....

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Ohio Plastic Problem - Teresa Madaleno

The second most populous area in the state of Ohio will be putting a ban on single-use plastic bags into effect starting January 2020. We’re &hellip....

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Burger Giant Says Bye, Bye to Plastic Toys - Teresa Madaleno

If you haven’t already heard, the plastics backlash is growing. Recently the burger giant, Burger King announced that it is no longer going to offer....

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