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Gold Recycling Goes Green with Biodiesel Innovation

Chalmers University of Technology researchers have developed an environmentally friendly method for recycling and purifying metals. Using gold earrings from a pawnshop in Gothenburg and biodiesel from the nearest filling station, the discovery could change an industry that is currently dependent on large amounts of fossil oil. The scientific article ‘Sustainable…
bubmag
March 30, 2024
Recycling

France Sets Ambitious Green Goals for Paris Olympics

Felicity Bradstock Felicity Bradstock is a freelance writer specialising in Energy and Finance. She has a Master’s in International Development from the University of Birmingham, UK. More Info Premium Content By Felicity Bradstock - Mar 29, 2024, 3:00 PM CDT The 2024 Paris Olympics aim to be greener than ever,…
bubmag
March 29, 2024
Recycling

Risk of Rain Returns: How To Recycle Drones

Screenshot by Gamepur The RNG item drops in Risk of Rain Returns make every run unique and unpredictable at the same time. Most items will strengthen your character, but a few could completely destroy your build, and there is no way to get rid of items affecting your run –…
bubmag
November 23, 2023
Recycling

Lenovo Recalls USB-C Laptop Power Banks Due to Fire Hazard

Recalled Lenovo USB-C Laptop Power Bank Recalled Lenovo USB-C Laptop Power Bank label Name of Product: Lenovo USB-C Laptop Power Banks Hazard: The power bank’s internal screws can come loose, causing a short circuit and overheating of the lithium-ion battery, posing a fire hazard. Do not put lithium-ion batteries in…
bubmag
November 22, 2023
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Mace calls for London to lead world on circular construction

A report from the contractor argues that with the right regulatory regime and incentives the industry can deliver big savings in carbon dioxide emissions and cash savings. Mace argues that across Greater London it could be possible to save more than 13.8m tonnes of construction waste – worth £1.25bn over…
bubmag
October 26, 2023
Recycling

Mace calls for London to move to circular construction

A report from Mace today makes the case for the construction industry to adopt circular economy principles to save money and reduce carbon. The report, called Closing the circle , calls for London – and particularly the City of London – to take the lead by incentivising and embedding circularity…
bubmag
October 26, 2023
Recycling

Ngoyi finds his true calling in life in repurposing rubble

After years of changing careers and starting businesses, entrepreneur Phethuxolo Austin Ngoyi has finally found his passion in recycling construction waste. Ngoyi, 44, owns Vanquisher Building Solutions and uses recycled materials to construct playgrounds, among other things. “We use the rubble for a number of alternative projects, such as building…
bubmag
August 24, 2023
Recycling

UK government’s recycling scheme could cost more than £1.8 billion

The recent deferral of the EPR rollout presents a window for refining this policy, compelling the industry to shoulder the full expenses of packaging collection and recycling. SEYLLOU/AFP In a proposal to revolutionise recycling efforts, the British government's ambitious plans for a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for bottle containers face…
bubmag
August 23, 2023
Recycling

This $16 Can Crusher Is So Useful, I Party Every Day Now

Can crushers have a bad reputation. Many will associate the tool with drunk frat dudes crushing hundreds of cans a night to mitigate the apocalyptic trail of can waste they leave behind them when they party, or maybe you think of can crushers as something used mainly by summer camps…
bubmag
August 22, 2023