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New hot-press for teaching and research! | Sustainable Biomaterials | Virginia Tech

The Department of Sustainable Biomaterials recently purchased a new hot-press to support teaching and research activities on the VT campus. Most of the funds were supplied by the College of Natural Resources and Environment; the rest was supplied by the Wood-Based Composites Center (WBC), a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center.

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Sustainable Battery Cycles : sustainable battery

The BMW Group is reportedly working to optimize the sustainable battery cycle in its electric vehicles. Through this eco-conscious project, the bra…

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Adidas and Designer Sean Wotherspoon Upcycle Fabric for New Sneakers

Adidas and American sneaker designer Sean Wotherspoon developed new vegan footwear made from plant-based materials and upcycled fabric. Their SuperEarth Superstar shoe is set to release at the end of this month.

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SAT in the Circular Economy

Sustainable Apparel and Textiles in the Circular Economy – two-day transdisciplinary exchange for research academics, students and professionals…

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Major Retailers and Manufacturers Lead New Food Waste Action Coalition

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) united a group of 14 major retailers and manufacturers this week into a new coalition that aims to fight food waste, cutting global food loss in half per capita at both the retailer and consumer levels.

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Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Regenerative Food Systems – 1st

1st Edition Published on August 14, 2020 by Routledge This handbook includes contributions from established and emerging scholars from around the world and draw…

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Intel Delves into African Mineral Supply Chain for Responsible Sourcing

Intel says that a fact-finding trip to Rwanda is helping the semiconductor company understand their complex mineral supply chain, and go beyond addressing conflict minerals to achieving responsible sourcing.

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Kongsberg Maritime Supports One Ocean Sustainability Project And Tall Ship ‘Statsraad Lehmkuhl’

One Ocean recognises that Norway, as a seafaring nation with long traditions and history, is well placed to use its knowledge and resources to create sustainable, global solutions.

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Unused rooftop space transformed into stunning sustainable farm

The Thammasat University Rooftop Farm transforms a previously unused rooftop area into an organic farm. The project incorporates solar power and rainwater collection, and is used to teach sustainable farming techniques.

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Human natural selection is adding to ‘an epidemic of nearsightedness’, researchers say | Daily

Researchers from the US have found that many of the genetic variants that cause nearsightedness, or myopia, are associated with reproductive benefits.

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AINsight: In Search of a Sustainable Future | Business Aviation News

The newly updated Fueling the Future: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Guide is a timely reminder of steady environmental progress and opportunities ahead.

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Coronavirus, Climate, Environment News and Search Engine | Biosphere EcoSearch – Protecting ecosystems, climate, and people for global ecological sustainability

Protecting ecosystems, climate, and people for global ecological sustainability

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Amsterdam installs sustainable urinals to combat “wild peeing” – CNN Style

The city of Amsterdam is going green in an attempt to combat an age-old problem — public urination. The local council has installed eight hemp-filled, sustainable urinals in the city’s “wild peeing” hotspots.

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7 Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips – How to Make Your Laundry Routine More Sustainable

Make your laundry routine a bit more gentle on the environment with these eco-friendly laundry tips, including which water setting you should use to save energy….