December 31, 2016 by
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Comments Off on The top 5 Inhabitat videos of the year
From foraging for mushrooms (and avoiding the poisonous ones) to eating your banana peels instead of throwing them away and touring NYC’s first micro apartment buildings , we had loads of fun bringing you all sorts of videos this year. Check out our top 5 videos of the year below and vote for your favorite. [poll id=118]
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The top 5 Inhabitat videos of the year
Comments Off on Banana Peels Can Remove Toxic Metals From Wastewater According to Scientists
We’ve seen a lot of interesting and inexpensive green methods of cleaning wastewater: algae , sewage eating poo-gloos , and indoor wetlands , just to name a few.
Comments Off on Chemist Discovers a Non-Prank Use for Banana Peels
Photo: sandman_kk / CC Like a yellow jumpsuit that every banana must shed before going skinny-dipping in our tummies — those infamous peels have eluded any further purpose for centuries. But, just when you thought that banana peels were destined merely to be the tormentor of cartoon characters and video-game go-kart racers, science has finally found a use to nature’s most slippery litter. It turns out that peels can do more than clean the clock of some unobservant pedestrian — they can clean dirty water, too….
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Chemist Discovers a Non-Prank Use for Banana Peels