Green Alternatives · Green Living

Coca Cola said yes to a recycling and deposit return scheme

The biggest soft drinks producer and the Scotland government have made an agreement in the implementation of a deposit return scheme in order to increase the recycling rates.  With this system the consumer pays a certain amount of money that is after repaid when the bottle is returned to a retailer, so both consumers and… Continue reading Coca Cola said yes to a recycling and deposit return scheme

Green Alternatives · Green Energy

Printable cells, the revolution of clean energy

Scientists came up with this good idea and are working very hard to get the so-called printable solar cells. It has been difficult and many challenges must come, but as Professor Ted Sargent said ““Economies of scale have greatly reduced the cost of silicon manufacturing””. I also think that this type of sustainable ideas are… Continue reading Printable cells, the revolution of clean energy

Earth and Climate · Environment · Green Living

A better understanding on ocean garbage behavior

Some scientists from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science created a model in which they could identify simulate and follow the transportation pattern of floating marine debris. Many of you may be thinking what is it helpful for but I believe this is good for many reasons. The first one… Continue reading A better understanding on ocean garbage behavior

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Trees and grasses as a raw material for car tires production

Scientists from the University of Minnesota have found a way to produce car tires from trees and grass. Yes, it may seems imposible but actually the efficiency of the catalytic process was 90 percent. The article is very interesting because it shows that it’s possible to obtain products from biomass, however, we must take into… Continue reading Trees and grasses as a raw material for car tires production