Artificial Intelligence: the solution to food waste at home?

App automatically suggests how long fruit, veg and frozen items will stay fresh

Autoclaves suited to sterilising larger bulky items

Of interest to laboratory managers sectors such as food, drink, dairy, pharmaceutical, agricultural, education, healthcare

Evaporators helps pharmaceuticals manufacturers to save money on waste

Offsite disposal of wastes containing APIs and similar ingredients is expensive, often involving incineration or complex chemical treatment

Waste coffee used as fuel storage

Process involves soaking the waste coffee grounds in sodium hydroxide and heating to 700-900°C in a furnace

Reducing food waste could save the global economy $300bn a year

As the global middle class expands over the course of the decade, the cost could rise to US$600 billion, according to The Waste & Resources Action Programme

Safer biohazardous waste disposal

Thermo Scientific Sterilin Indicator Autoclave Bags eliminate need for autoclave tape

Out-of-box solution for liquid waste disposal

VACUSIP is an out-of-box vacuum aspiration solution for the wide array of liquid waste disposal tasks carried out at the laboratory bench

Food waste is laying waste to the environment

Food waste contributes to excess consumption of freshwater and fossil fuels which, along with methane and carbon dioxide emissions from decomposing food, impacts global climate change.

Bioethanol production from agricultural waste

With the introduction of a single bacterial gene into yeast, researchers achieved three improvements in bioethanol production from agricultural waste material.

Bringing harmony to electronic waste disposal

Disposal and recycling standards for old computer equipment and other electronic waste must be harmonised for this rapidly growing problem to be dealt with effectively across national borders.

Cholesterol-busting bug with a taste for waste

A novel species of bacteria with cholesterol-busting properties has been discovered by scientists at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

Superbugs in waste treatment plants

For bacteria in wastewater treatment plants, the stars align perfectly to create a hedonistic mating ground for antibiotic-resistant superbugs eventually discharged into streams and lakes.

Waste to electricity

Researchers studying bacteria capable of generating electricity have discovered that riboflavin is responsible for much of the energy produced by these organisms.

Improving lab waste disposal options

Why use expensive plastic sharps containers to dispose of your non-sharp lab waste? Until now the main alternatives for waste collection in the lab have been plastic sharps containers.

Olive oil waste could play key role in the fight against potato blight

Potato blight is under attack. First a group of German scientists found that the waste products of olive oil production can limit its growth. Now scientists in Scotland are looking at its molecular mode of action.

A user friendly and safe way to dispose biohazard waste

INTEGRA Biosciences has developed the Vacusafe comfort to offer an affordable and clean solution for the safe disposalof biological waste.

Supercritical water oxidation: the answer to organic waste disposal?

Environmentally benign waste disposal is becoming a more and more acute problem. A newly-developed process, supercritical water oxidation is demonstrating extremely efficient organic waste destruction (99.99 per cent) plus excellent environmental characteristics (none of the emissions associated with incineration). Steve Minett and Keld Fenwick report.

Portable system for aspiration and disposal of biological waste

The VACUSIP from INTEGRA provides an ideal benchtop solution for the safe aspiration and disposal of small volumes of liquid waste in clinical, molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology labs.





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