Pollution Solutions


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...

Caltech Scientists Speed Up Carbon Sequestration Process by 500 times

Source: inhabitat.com Published: July 19, 2017 by Lacy Cooke Carbon sequestration, or removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it long-term, could help us fight climate change. It’s a complex chemical reaction, but a team of six scientists led by...

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...

Purge the Plastic: How to Free Your Kitchen of Plastic

Source: quill.com Published: April 21, 2017 Eugene Feygin Since its inception, plastic has found its way into our homes and work lives more than most of us recognize. But when it comes to buying, cooking, and storing food, plastic is pervasive. Hundreds of studies...

Waste Management

Source: newschool.edu Published: June 22, 2017 Waste Management Main Photo The New School generates around two and a half million pounds of waste each year. Forty-five percent of that waste is directly diverted from a landfill through recycling and composting. Our...

Steering Trash Down the Road Less Traveled

Source: umaine.edu Published: June 22, 2017 UMaine researchers and state stakeholders work towards a cleaner waste stream By JOE RANKIN It’s only human to make trash. Even early hunter-gathers had a waste stream. Of course, back then most of it was biodegradable and,...

Reducing Waste at Record-Setting Rates

Source: cta.tech Published: September 13, 2016 We are purchasing and enjoying technology at unprecedented levels, and emerging trends such as the Internet of Things and wearables likely mean more tech devices will soon be entering our homes. But what happens once...