Scientists are opposing a European Union Parliament directive which declares forest biomass, or energy sourced from cutting down and burning wood just for that purpose, as renewable. Could they be right?
Patsy Perry –
With the end-of-year sales beckoning, is fabric choice the key to more responsible clothes shopping? Patsy Perry from the University of Manchester explains the impact of fast fashion and how to be a better consumer.
Doug Woodring and Trish Hyde –
Growing mountains of plastic waste and mounting energy insecurity are two of the biggest environmental challenges the world faces today. What if one elegant solution could solve both problems at once?
The dramatic rise in urban populations necessitates an equally dramatic increase in energy capacity and sustainable waste management. Meeting this energy demand will be one of the major challenges for Asia's cities
A recent announcement from one of the world's largest office equipment manufacturers has provided a refreshing respite from a little known condition called corporate social responsibility (CSR) target fatigue: Fuji ...
Medilyn Manibo –
China's city of Shenzhen will play host to the world's largest waste-to-energy power plant by 2020, which will be capable of burning 5,000 tonnes of garbage daily. Here's how they're doing it.
Thermal and Digestion Waste-to-Energy Technologies Worldwide contains comprehensive data on the worldwide market for waste to energy technologies (incineration, gasification, pyrolysis and thermal depolymerization, and anaerobic digestion), including historic (2006-2010) ...