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November 30, 2019
Professor Robert Speight and Dr. Laura Navone found that a commercial enzyme dissolves wool fibres from polyester and wool mix fabrics, without damaging the polyester strands. “Recycled polyester is a valuable tradable commodity,” Professor Speight, from QUT’s Institute for Future Environments and the Science and Engineering Faculty. “The polyester extracted from fabric can be made...
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As the season of big holiday meals kicks off, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on just how much food goes to waste. If you piled up all the food that’s not eaten over the course of a year in the U.S., it would be enough to fill a skyscraper in Chicago about...
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Anglesey has received the first UK award for cutting plastic use The council met five objectives to achieve plastic-free status Businesses have ditched single-use bottles and coffee cups Anglesey, an island off Wales’ northwest coast, has become the UK’s first “plastic-free” county. Plastic Free Community status was awarded by Surfers Against Sewage after the island...
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