What happens when oil and gas wells run dry? The answer: little good.The owners, often smaller businesses that have acquired the wells from major producers at a discount when oil and gas output declines, might pay anywhere from $70,000...
Portuguese public transport goes green. In Lisbon, the main bus company has converted an entire fleet from diesel to biodiesel derived from spent cooking oil. Born from a joint initiative between the companies Carris and Prio, the "Powered by...
Generate clean energy with greater efficiency and lower costs. This is the goal of Vortex Bladeless, the Spanish start-up that has patented Vortex Tacoma, an innovative technology in the field of renewable energy. It is a particular turbine capable of capturing the...
It is a kind of bin 1.5 meters high, of which only the mouth can be seen. The rest is submerged underwater in the Arno river, in Florence, where it attracts plastics and waste that floats and, thanks to...
As plastic continues to invade the planet, more and more companies and scientists are working to find effective ways to recycle what has already been released into the environment. This is the case of a group of researchers from the University of...
To produce electricity and heat from waste and scraps in a more efficient and economical way thanks to an innovative system for the gasification of biomass, residues and wastewater. This is what the patent developed by the ENEA Bioenergy,...
Mountains of waste are literally piling up in landfills around the world. Many companies are developing new technologies to solve the problem, turning waste into resources. Sierra Energy, founded in California in 2004, has developed FastOx, a technology that...
A micro-garden 6000 km from Earth to grow fresh vegetables for future space missions. GREENCUBE, designed by an all-Italian scientific team, for the first time will be aboard a mini-satellite to be launched during the inaugural flight of VEGA-C,...
The search for gold can be very harmful for the environment and for salmon, whose natural habitat is damaged by miners. Apple uses gold in all its devices and has chosen to obtain it only from miners who, after the mining operations,...
Innovative, sustainable and natural packaging capable of replacing plastic packaging: the idea was developed by IUV, an Italian start-up that launched edible and biodegradable films with the aim of replacing the plastic packaging of the Food & Beverage sector and reduce food...

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