Plastic waste

Major environmental challenge as microplastics are harming our drinking water

Tiny pieces of plastic break down further during treatment processes, reducing the performance of treatment plants and impacting on water quality.

Marine scientists find toxic bacteria on microplastics retrieved from tropical waters

A field survey conducted by a team of marine scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has uncovered toxic bacteria living on the...

New chemical conversion process turns plastic waste into fuel

Almost 8 million plastics flow into the oceans each year. Plastic waste disposal, whether recycled or thrown away, does not mean the end of the...

Students recycled plastic with self-built waste machines

Students at the University of Twente have developed Precious Plastic Recycling Machines by grinding up plastic waste with a shredder. They are going to present...

Oxford Sustainable Fuels to tackle plastic waste by recycling waste into fuels

A spinout company Oxford Sustainable Fuels (OSF) is being established by Oxford University Innovation based on a technology that can transform waste in the...

Study Finds Most Ocean Pollution Comes From Asian Rivers

Water pollution is a major global problem. It occurs when water contamination bodies mix with water. Water pollution effect entire biosphere involving plant, organisms...

Plastic Waste Can Now Transform Into Petrol, Diesel

Plastic pollution is rising in very large amount. Even every person is responsible for plastic waste. But there are some scientists who proved, plastic...

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