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How to dispose of bio-based plastics?

Bio-based plastics can be treated in different recycling and recovery streams. The preferred solution depends on the waste management infrastructure available in your country or region and the acceptance of the stakeholders along the value chain.

Posted: Jul 19th, 2017

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New hydrocarbon fuel cells with high efficiency and low cost

The commercialization of the 'natural gas fuel cell' has finally come to the fore, thanks to the recent development of electrode materials that maintain long-term stability in hydrocarbon fuels. Advantage of using this material includes that it uses internal transition metal as a further catalyst in a fuel cell operating condition.

Posted: Jul 18th, 2017

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Discovering the third generation of bioplastics

The ongoing revolution in packaging is the use of 100% organic materials obtained from the leftovers of agricultural production. Experts says that in the early 2020s these bioplastics may become as competitive as traditional ones, even if not suitable for all uses.

Posted: Jul 4th, 2017

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The value of nature

Researchers develop a model that marries ecology and economics to determine how to protect biodiversity by managing ecosystem services.

Posted: Jun 28th, 2017

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