Pollution Solutions


Dutch Students Grow Their Own Biodegradable Car

Source: reuters.com Published: August 8, 2017 Nichola Groom (Reuters) – U.S. residential solar company Sunrun Inc on Monday reported second-quarter revenue and earnings per share that fell short of Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down nearly 10 percent...

5 Steps Toward Going ‘Zero Waste’ in the Bathroom

Source: treehugger.com Published: March 19, 2014 By Katherine Martinko CC BY 2.0 Helmuts Guigo The bathroom is one of the easiest rooms in the house to cut back on waste, although you might be surprised to hear that. With a few adjustments to your shopping habits, you...

This Robotic “Eel” Hunts Down the Source of Water Pollution

Source: inhabitat.com Published: July 27, 2017 by Jasmin Malik Chua Lake Geneva’s latest resident—all four feet of it—is neither man nor beast. Dubbed the Envirobot, the critter is a biomimetic robot designed by Swiss researchers to pinpoint the source of pollution in...

Peatlands Are 2nd Only to Oceans in The Amount of Carbon They Store

Source: drawdown.org Published: July 25, 2017 Peatlands: Although they cover just 3% of earth’s land area, they are 2nd only to oceans in the amount of carbon they store. Peatlands, also known as bogs or mires, are neither solid ground nor water but something in...

Refrigerants with Low Global Warming Potential

Source: facilityexecutive.com Published: February 10, 2017 By Brian Fricke, Ken Schultz, and Xudong Wang With the ratification of the Montreal protocol in 1987, chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) and hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) refrigerants, such as R11, R12, R22, and R123,...

Chile Launches Demonstration of Alternative Refrigeration Technology

Source: ccacoalition.org Published: January 18, 2017 Jumbo supermarket in Valdivia, Chile installs transcritical carbon dioxide refrigeration by CCAC secretariat A supermarket in Chile has become the first in the country to adopt new refrigeration technology in an...

Wave-Sensor Buoy Deployed in Cape Cod Bay

Source: mass.gov Published: July 19, 2017 A new high-tech wave-monitoring buoy, supported by state and federal agencies, was recently deployed in Cape Cod Bay approximately 6 nautical miles north of Sandy Neck in Sandwich. The buoy will provide sea-state information...