New and Cleaner Method of Recycling Plastic Discovered

New and Cleaner Method of Recycling Plastic Discovered

jetsongreen.com 24 Jun '16, 7am

There’s probably no need to remind you that plastic is extremely harmful to our environment, and that the current methods of recycling might be doing more harm than good. So when breakthroughs in the latter are made it’s always good news. This has now been achieved by a team of scientists from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China. They have discovered a way to turn plastic into a usable liquid fuel. That’s kind of like killing two birds with one stone. Since plastics do not react to most chemical compounds, they are also not readily or easily broken down by substances u...

Duany: The Promise of Suburbia Has Been Betrayed by @Jared_L_Green

“The promise of suburbia — to live in nature amid the easy flow of cars — has been betrayed. Sprawl is not sustainable; its growth chokes on ...

.@DVGBC & @RideIndego are offering a multi-stop green building bike tour this Wed June 29!

dvgbc.org 25 Jun '16, 2pm

DVGBC is excited to partner with the Indego bike share program to offer a multi-stop green building bike tour on Wednesday, June 29th! Bring ...

Concrete Brise Soleil Cools Sustainable Building In Ghana

greenbuildingelements.com 26 Jun '16, 1am

The sustainable building has already received the 4-Stars award by the Green Building Council of Africa. The crisscrossing brise soleil façad...

#FridayReads: GHG rounds-up durable #home products, #walkable urbanism & energy for cities!

greenhomeguide.com 24 Jun '16, 5pm
#FridayReads: GHG rounds-up durable #home products, #walkable urbanism & energy for cities!

On Fridays, USGBC shares green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally fri...

Efficiency = a successful business & #sustainable manufacturing is using #LEE...

usgbc.org 23 Jun '16, 10pm
Efficiency = a successful business & #sustainable manufacturing is using #LEED to make that happen!

These days, it’s easy to shop online, but just because you’re not going to the brick and mort...

Knowing and Using Your MLS Green FeaturesA workshop for REALTORS, Appraisers ...

wncgbc.org 25 Jun '16, 7pm

In 2015 the MLS added energy efficiency and green fields to the MLS to allow real estate prof...

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