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Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute the world. What if they could be turned into fuel instead? That’s the ambitious plan of a team of scientists from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China. The technique involves breaking down the plastic to a molecular level to …


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This Organic Grocery Store in Germany Has No Waste, Packaging or Plastic Bags

For eco-conscious consumers, that dream is a reality in Berlin, Germany, where Original Unpackaged (Original Unverpackt) opened last year, according to The Epoch Times. The no-waste grocery store was founded by Sara Wolf and Milena Glimbovski, who envisioned a new way of sustainable shopping. At Original Unpackaged, shelves are stocked in bulk …


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Living mulch, organic fertilizer tested on broccoli

Field experiments examined whether the effects of living mulch on broccoli yield and yield components are dependent on fertilizer rates. In one experiment, broccoli yields were similar in living mulch and bare soil controls under the highest rates of fertilizer application. In a second experiment, living mulch reduced broccoli yields from …


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