The German-based Fraunhofer Institute has discovered new ways to optimize the recycling of rubber waste. Company researchers have developed a material called EPMT that has the desired material properties and characteristics for use in the manufacture of high quality products such as wheel and splashguard covers, handles, knobs and steerable casters.
Daily Archives:December 9, 2012
Thanks to Nicholas Brown from Clean Technica for providing information about this important solar energy community power project from Melbourne, Australia. [repostus hash=1217f4746bf12eff792969d4143da819 title=LIVE+Community+Power+Project+Being+Organized+In+Australia+%28Solar%29 host=Clean+Technica short=1w83V snip=%C2%A0+The+roof+of+the+South+Melbourne+Market+building+was+recently+renovated%2C+and+the+LIVE+Community+Power+project+intends+to+attract+investors+to+install+3%2C000+photovoltaic+solar+panels+on+the%C2%A0roof.+The+LIVE+Community+Power+project%2C+part+of+a+non-profit+climate+change+initiative+called+LIVE%2C+is+to+be%26hellip%3B thumb=3641193 jump=2]
A group of scientists from North America and Europe, including Carnegie Mellon University’s Terry Collins, has developed a five-tiered testing system that manufacturers can use to ensure that the chemicals and consumer products they produce are free of harmful endocrine disrupting chemicals like BPA or DDT.