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Solving A 700 Million Pig Problem
2012-04-16 03:44:33

Australian science is helping to solve one of China´s biggest and smelliest problems — what to do with the waste produced by its 700 million pigs. Working with Chinese scientists and technology firm HLM Asia Ltd, Australia´s CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE) has helped develop novel digester technology to help deal with the estimated 1.4 million tons of manure and 7mt of urine produced by the burgeoning Chinese pork industry...

2012-02-09 23:33:21

Mushy tomatoes, brown bananas and overripe cherries — to date, waste from wholesale markets has ended up on the compost heap at best. In future it will be put to better use: Researchers have developed a new facility that ferments this waste to make methane, which can be used to power vehicles. Drivers who fill up with natural gas instead of gasoline or diesel spend less on fuel and are more environmentally friendly. Natural gas is kinder on the wallet, and the exhaust emissions it...

2012-02-06 08:00:00

Kokomo, Indiana to be First Green Technology Hub for FirmGreen Labs Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 FirmGreen announces the launch of FirmGreen Labs, its Green Energy Research & Development facility in Kokomo, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis – host city to Super Bowl XLVI. Kokomo, known as the ℠City of Firsts´ because of the large number of patents awarded its citizens over the last 100+ years, continues that history of innovation as home to...

2012-02-03 16:00:00

Anaerobic Digestion Says: According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, “Investment in biomass and waste-to-energy is projected to increase from $14bn in 2010 to $80bn by 2020”. Among the greatest beneficiaries are processes such as Anaerobic Digestion (AD) and other innovative waste conversion technologies that can manage organics sustainably and achieve a greater rate of landfill diversion. London, UK (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Cascadia Capital, specialist investment bankers,...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin