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A Wartime Wife's Thrifty Tips: A Case Study
A Wartime Wife's Thrifty Tips: A Case Study
One wartime wife shares a few of the tricks she and thousands like her employed to ensure that although supplies were short, life on the home front could carry on....
Bacteria Brew Plastic from Wastewater
Bacteria Brew Plastic from Wastewater
Plastic from bacteria? It sounds too good to be true, but recent research has found a cheap and energy efficient way to make clean, ‘green’ plastic from wastewater....
Campaigning Student Encourages Sustainability: A Case Study
Campaigning Student Encourages Sustainability: A Case Study
Many people now recycle on a regular basis but a campaigning student in London has taken things a step further and is encouraging retailers to support sustainable and…...
Cleaning Up Recycled Water With Reeds: Case Study
Cleaning Up Recycled Water With Reeds: Case Study
Wessex Water’s groundbreaking research with reed beds could help meet the tough demands of new European legislation and revolutionise the way the water industry…...
From Landfill Site to Environmental Park: A Case Study
From Landfill Site to Environmental Park: A Case Study
A look at the innovate environmental education created from a landfill site at the Hiriya in Israel....
Haiti's Earthquake Changed My View of Recycling: A Case Study
Haiti's Earthquake Changed My View of Recycling: A Case Study
When a French nurse with Haitian ancestry what had happened to her grandmother’s country, it made her re-evaluate her own attitudes to waste and recycling in a big way!...
Making Water Fit to Drink - With Tree Seeds!
Making Water Fit to Drink - With Tree Seeds!
Millions die every year in the developing world for want of clean water; now a remarkable technique to purify water - using tree seeds - might be about to change all…...
NASA's Revolutionary Approach to Recycling Sewage
NASA's Revolutionary Approach to Recycling Sewage
Rocket science and sewage treatment don’t normally go together, but as this novel approach to harnessing NASA developed technology shows, when they do, the sky’s the…...
Power from Sewage in Wales: Case Study
Power from Sewage in Wales: Case Study
How one of the most efficient biogas production plants in the UK is helping the water industry slash its carbon footprint and generate enough electricity to export to…...
Recycling Campaign to Help Sick Babies: A Case Study
Recycling Campaign to Help Sick Babies: A Case Study
A near tragedy in the family turned one woman into a 'pleasantly persistent' unofficial advocate of recycling printer cartridges to help a babies' charity save lives....
Turning Cast Off Clothes Into Art: A Case Study
Turning Cast Off Clothes Into Art: A Case Study
A keen recycler from Manchester explains how you can turn old clothes and other cast-off materials into works of art....
Turning Italian Rubbish Into Energy: Case Study
Turning Italian Rubbish Into Energy: Case Study
As the anaerobic digestion plant at Mantova demonstrates, a good design and careful management is the key to turning organic waste into methane-rich biogas....
Turning Seashore Rubbish Into Knitted Art: Case Study
Turning Seashore Rubbish Into Knitted Art: Case Study
How retiring to the seaside released one woman’s inner artist and led to a whole new hobby creating recycled 3D fabric art....
Turning Winery Wastewater Into Power: A Case Study
Turning Winery Wastewater Into Power: A Case Study
Wastewater tends to be seen as a problem rather than a valuable source of energy, but as a demonstration project at a California winery shows, that could soon change....
Using Algae to Clean Up Agriculture
Using Algae to Clean Up Agriculture
While many people believe that algae could be the future of biofuels, it seems there’s a role waiting for them right now when it comes to recycling agricultural minerals....
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