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Archive for May 2017

The Ocean Cleanup: Pacific Cleanup to Start in 2018

The Ocean Cleanup is set to begin cleanup of the Pacific Ocean in 2018 thanks to the $21.7 million in donations recently raised, bringing total funding since 2013 to $31.5 million. The video shown here is from the Next Phase Event where the announcement was made on May 11, 2017.
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Pyrolysis Method Could Convert Logs to Bio Oil

We came across this post on the Laboratory Equipment website and wanted to share it with our readers.

The dead trees of the world’s forests could be a valuable and efficient source of a kind of oil, according to new research published by a team of scientists at the University of Washington.

Fast pyrolysis, the process of heating wood at extreme temperatures in oxygen-less environments to create “bio oil,” would be a viable source of energy with a new method presented by the researchers in the journal Fuel.

The method involves breaking down woodchip-sized pieces – a significant improvement from tiny wood pellets just 1 to 2 millimeters in length, they write.

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What Is An Enviro Loo?

How the Enviro Loo works

As a partner and provider of Enviro Loo, we would like to tell you how it works.

In the initial phase the system separates liquid and solid waste as it enters the container via the custom designed ceramic toilet bowl. Liquid waste drains to the bottom of the container while solid waste remains on the drying plate.

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