Can we fight food waste with plastic packaging?

October 2, 2018 by  
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The impacts of losing food across the value chain are massive. Could improving packaging — even if it’s plastic — be the answer?

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Why chemists — not just economists — are key to a circular future

June 23, 2017 by  
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We need a better understanding of the circular economy, and chemical engineers might hold the answer.

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Degraded reefs provide new hope for ocean conservation

July 15, 2016 by  
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Simply abandoning devastated reefs is not the answer for the future of conserving our oceans, but perhaps creating new MPAs for restoration and reconnection is.

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Can advertising be ethical?

June 13, 2016 by  
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Here’s the answer from a decade of highlights from Ferrero, Nike, Liberty Mutual, Philips and Procter & Gamble.

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3 reasons the clean energy transition will be a bumpy ride

June 13, 2016 by  
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Bucking fossil fuels won’t be easy because of economics, among other reasons.

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Biodegradable plastics are the ‘enemy of the environment,’ says UN scientist

May 25, 2016 by  
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To combat the massive problem of plastic debris in the world’s oceans, manufacturers developed lightweight plastic products that are supposed to break down rapidly, thus reducing hazards to marine animals. The so-called ‘biodegradable plastics’ aren’t the answer, according to the United Nations’ top environmental scientist, because they don’t behave as promised. Instead, the ‘greener’ plastics contribute to the problem of ocean plastic just as much as other varieties. Previous…

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How fixing the water system can create jobs

April 7, 2016 by  
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Building water infrastructure worldwide could be the answer to unemployment woes.

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Innovative BeGirl underwear could help African girls stay in school

November 8, 2015 by  
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It’s a topic that gets most people squeamish and is enough to make schoolgirls skip class every month: menstrual hygiene. According to UNICEF estimates, one in ten African girls do not go to school during menstruation because they lacked access to sanitary pads. Fortunately, product designer Diana Sierra has created BeGirl underwear, a low-cost and effective solution that could be the answer we’re looking for. READ MORE>

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The Hemingwrite digital writing device lets you write your masterpiece – distraction free

December 15, 2014 by  
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  Ever wanted to write like Hemingway but find there’s just too much distraction in the digital world? A new Kickstarter project could provide the answer to your literary prayers. Hemingwrite is a distraction-free digital device that aims to channel the gestalt of an old-fashioned typewriter. However, instead of metal clacking against paper, when you hit a key it shows up on a six-inch “e-ink” display and stores your compositions in the cloud via a wireless signal. Read the rest of The Hemingwrite digital writing device lets you write your masterpiece – distraction free Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: device , distraction , hemingwrite , Literature , writer , writing

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Online Marketplace Upcycles Personalized Items

November 27, 2013 by  
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Not sure where to donate monogrammed clothing, desk accessories or household goods? Match My Monogram may be the answer.

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