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Researchers Announce Sustainable Metals Processing, Electrodes From Scrap Metal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2017

Metals are critical to virtually all of the products that form the basis of the global economy. Whether they are automobiles, electronics, or structural items, few would exist without metals....

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Interface Unveils World's First Carbon-Negative Carpet Tile

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2017

Carpet manufacturer Interface has uncovered a new way to mitigate the negative impact of carpet production — a process that traditionally relies on petroleum-based fibers and adhesives and...

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Qualcomm demonstrates charging of electric cars on the move

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2017

Nothing can ensure that electric cars keep going better than tech that charges cars on the go. May sound like sci-fi, but electric tracks could well be the breakthrough that revolutonise...

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McGill Taps Green Chemistry to Develop Chemical-Free Metal Refining Solution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2017

McGill is at it again. Just months after researchers at the Canadian university revealed that metal powders could provide a zero-carbon, closed-loop alternative to traditional fossil fuels, a...

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IIT Kharagpur researchers develop new technology to manufacture biofuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2017

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new technology which will change the way biofuel is manufactured by making the process cheaper, quicker and pollution-free.

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New technology can extract fresh water from waste brine

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

Scientists have developed self-heating carbon nanotubes that can recover fresh water from waste salt solutions with almost 100 per cent efficiency, an advance that may help alleviate water...

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IARI developing water treatment plant that uses agricultural waste

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), along with four universities from India and Canada, are working to develop a cost-effective water treatment plant that uses agriculture waste...

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Scientists develop compound to break down plastic waste under mild conditions

By : sustainabilityo..., May 30, 2017

Plastic waste is a menace that is the result of industrialization and to an extent, human activities, without realizing that it ends up affecting our health as well.

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Suzlon develops turbine for low-wind sites

By : sustainabilityo..., May 29, 2017

Renewable energy solutions company Suzlon Energy, specialised in aerodynamic technology, has set its eyes on lowering the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) by 20 per cent in the next five years...

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New chemical can cut vehicle emission to zero: Inventors

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2017

A group of five people has claimed to have invented a chemical that can substantially reduce pollution caused by gases emitted by vehicles plying on roads. If successful, the invention could...

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