Rather than taking centuries to break plastics down, the process can be shortened to days, with a clear beginning of the microbe eating the plastics in just 96 hours after disposal. Indeed, this is a great beginning to an eco-friendly disposal of plastic waste.
China is leading the world in solar technology, accounting with a 45% share in all solar energy projects currently in operation worldwide. With this speed towards topping the renewable energy and eco-friendliness chart, China is surely eyeing to become an undisputed name in environmental-friendly tech in the near future.
Western Australian government' single-use plastic bag ban is underway, and with it, a large number of Western Australians are gradually adjusting to living and shopping without the aid of traditional plastic bags for good.
An Indian startup has taken on a mission to produce pure drinking water from the thin atmosphere air by using their own type of revolutionary technology.
Rather than embarking on a near-$10 billion, 25-year overhaul of its 18th-century stormwater infrastructure, Philadelphia has opted for a more prosaic, street-level approach. The city is developing a series of rain gardens, wetlands and other innovative ideas to catch stormwater.
Methane gas derived from hog farms in North Carolina is to be used to create enough energy to serve 1,000 homes. The technological breakthrough will enable a power plant, owned by Duke Energy, to use the renewable natural gas emissions - called directed biogas.
The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to weaken greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for cars – a proposal that seeks to abandon tighter restriction and herald the return of gas guzzling vehicles.
A Turkish company is turning 100 percent plastic waste into yarn and fibre and exporting the products to more than 20 countries.
New research suggests the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of plastic in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii, is up to 16 times larger than previously thought. The patch is suggested to be 790,000 tons – or three times the size of France – and growing.