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Browsing the "Carbon Emissions" Tag

Roadside Filters Could Scrub 99% Of Air Pollution

December 12th, 2019 | by Jo Borrás

Reducing the output of harmful emissions is a necessary thing, but what can we do about the pollution that's already out there? That's the question being asked by UK-based firm Pollution Solutions, and its answer is a new "cat's eye-style" in-ground filter that the company claims will be able to substantially reduce air pollution at busy intersections


Carbon Capture: Bright Promise Or Senseless Boondoggle?

October 29th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Carbon capture has a powerful allure. The Earth is overheating because there is too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. So why not suck out the excess, then store it in holes deep underground -- there are thousands upon thousands of old oil and gas wells just waiting for some useful purpose to come along -- or use it to make biofuel, fertilizer, medicine, and biodegradable plastics? It sounds like the ideal solution to a problem that affects us all


TerraCycle Adds Loop To Its Circular Economy Repertoire

September 30th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Customers can order products from a variety of companies that are shipped to them in returnable and reusable containers packed inside a reusable blue Loop container. When the products are consumed, the containers are placed inside a similar Loop container, picked up by UPS or other package delivery service, and returned to the point of origin for re-use. Customers pay a modest service fee of the use of the Loop container



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