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Researchers in Finland have discovered that electrodes in lithium batteries containing cobalt can be reused following a special process. In comparison to traditional recycling, which typically extracts metals from crushed batteries by melting or dissolving them, the new process—which newly saturates the electrodes with lithium—saves valuable raw materials, and likely also energy. The rechargeable batteries The post Battery Parts Can Be Recycled Without Crushing or Melting, Saving Valuable Raw Materials appeared first on Good News Network.
A professional yacht racer, annoyed by the constant sightings of floating mats of plastic garbage in coastal waters, has designed an ocean-cleaning sailboat that is powered by the waste it collects. The 56-meter (184 feet) Manta is the first offering from racer Yves Bourgnon’s SeaCleaners Project, and would be one of the largest waste-collecting vessels The post ‘The Manta’ Sailing Vessel is Designed to Feed on Plastic Waste for Power–While Cleaning Oceans appeared first on Good News Network.
Microbiologists have found a way to use bacteria to trap microplastics, removing them from the environment and making them easier to recycle. The new technique, developed by scientists at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, uses bacterial biofilms—a sticky substance created by micro-organisms—to trap microplastic particles. The biofilm is then processed and dispersed, releasing the microplastic particles The post Scientists Make Microplastics Breakthrough, Devising Method to Trap And Remove Them appeared first on Good News Network.
Water treatment is a process the vast majority of us give very little thought to. We turn on the faucetor flush the toilet and out it comes, ready to hydrate us or wash away our waste. But before it reaches The post A guide to water treatment technologies appeared first on The Environmental Blog.
Living sustainably has become increasingly important nowadays since the environment is slowly deteriorating. The constant use of single-use plastic and immeasurable amounts of waste thrown away is a threat to nature and people’s health. Of course, it can be difficult The post 5 Benefits Of Using Sustainable Cotton Calico Bags appeared first on The Environmental Blog.
Water scarcity is a common phenomenon since only 3% of water available on earth is fit for human consumption. That’s why it’s crucial to conserve the little water we have. Eco-friendly Water treatment entails removing contaminants from water to make it The post Why You Should Consider Using an Eco-Friendly Water Treatment Method for Your Industry appeared first on The Environmental Blog.
Many of us care about the environment – some of us even go beyond the extra mile and take the effort to donate towards conservation groups and make important lifestyle changes to help clean up the planet. However, what if The post 10 Reasons To Make The Switch To Green Cleaning appeared first on The Environmental Blog.
One of the best developments that have come out of the past few decades is that people are becoming a lot more environmentally friendly. Many of us are becoming more eco-conscious about the different decisions we make allowing us to The post Four Ways You Can Become More Environmentally Friendly in 2021 appeared first on The Environmental Blog.
If there’s anything that the current pandemic has proven, it’s that most of us don’t know how to sustain ourselves without technology or heavy environmental impact. According to AP News, over seventy-eight percent of Americans they polled didn’t have enough food and The post Self-Sustainable Living: 3 Smart Ways to Break Away From the Grid appeared first on The Environmental Blog.