water management – engineering 4 kids Water is fundamental to life. Yet, eleven per cent of the global population — 783 million people, remains without access to an improved… Multifunctional porous carbon fibers show significant promise in capacitive desalination — … Continue reading water

bioplastic, UV LED

Faster-degrading plastic could promise cleaner seas — ScienceDaily To address plastic pollution plaguing the world’s seas and waterways, chemists have developed a new polymer that can degrade by ultra… Ultraviolet LEDs prove effective in eliminating coronavirus from surfaces and, potentially, air and water — ScienceDaily provide a low-cost, chemical-free and convenient way to sanitize public, retail, personal and medical spaces,Researchers are developing u… The best material for homemade face masks may be a combination of two fabrics — ScienceDaily tightly woven fabrics, such as cotton, can act as a mechanical barrier to particles, whereas fabrics that hold a static charge, … Continue reading bioplastic, UV LED

plastic waste

Plastics – term commonly used to describe a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic materials that are used in a huge and growing range of applications. Trash / Garbage, unwanted or undesired waste material Litter, material discarded in inappropriate places Municipal solid waste, unwanted or undesired waste material generated in a municipal environment Growing problem – tiny plastic particles Invisible plastics in water — ScienceDaily A recent study showed that more than 90 percent of tap water in the U.S. contains nanoscale plastics that are invisible to the human eye,… eGFI – For Teachers » Plastic Hits the Road where plastic … Continue reading plastic waste