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Addressing Building Emissions - Teresa Madaleno

Buildings can consume a large amount of energy. Globally they account for 41 percent of energy consumption. Lighting, heating, cooling and plug load a....

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Transforming Waste into Valuable Graphene - Teresa Madaleno

Banana peels make for great compost for gardens and the inside of the peel contains potassium that can help clean metal objects but that’s not &hell....

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Climate Change and the Manufacturing Industry - Teresa Madaleno

As a society we have a serious addiction to carbon. While most of us know that we have to lower our own carbon footprint and … Continue reading....

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The Impact of Climate Change on Winter Sports - Teresa Madaleno

While shoveling less snow and wearing fewer layers of clothing every winter might be a relief to many people, the milder winters in recent years &hell....

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Making Hydrogen from Food Waste and Seawater - Teresa Madaleno

We know that we waste a lot of food and there are many experts across the world trying to develop a way to deal with … Continue reading Making....

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Regenerative Agriculture A Big Focus in 2020 - Teresa Madaleno

Plastic waste was a dominate subject in 2019 and while work to reduce and reuse plastics will continue to be a theme in 2020, another … Continu....

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Emerging Technologies in the Fight Against Climate Change - Teresa Madaleno

The European Union was an early adopter of climate change targets and we hear about their efforts to protect the environment often, yet many of &helli....

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Internet of Things and Energy Efficiency - Teresa Madaleno

The progress being made towards sustainable buildings is incredible. Today you will find all kinds of tools being utilized by building operators in or....

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From Coffee Beans Come Car Parts - Teresa Madaleno

It is truly amazing what we humans can come up with when we apply just a little bit of modern technology with our own ingenuity, … Continue rea....

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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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