Articles (Wastes)

The Sustainable Fashion Industry
(Environment and Climate Change)

The global fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world; this has led several designers and fashion houses to join the "sustainable fashion" or "environmentally-friendly fashion" trend.


Food Waste and World Hunger
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Have you ever thought that the food waste you dispose of after each meal could be someone’s most precious wish in a different side of the world? 

Memoirs of A Green Husband
(Environment and Climate Change)

Change the gas canister and do not forget to throw out the trash too! There has to be a solution.


Waste into Energy: Two Birds...One Stone
(Energy and Water)

On a planet encountering so many enormous challenges as ours, it is inevitable that humans would strive to figure out ingenious solutions.

She Against the World: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

A Pediatric Public Health Initiative was announced in 2016 to address the Flint community’s population lead exposure, thanks to Dr. Mona Attisha.


Water Also Kills!
(Health and the Human Body)

Around the world, millions of the poor hope to have a clean glass of water. This seems impossible as the problem of water sanitation increases especially in poor countries.


How Sustainable Is The Fashion Industry?
(Environment and Climate Change)

When we talk about protecting the environment and sustainability, for the most part we do not talk about the fashion industry. 


Chemistry and the Environment
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Chemistry helps scientists discover alternatives to substances harmful to the environment and health; thus, “green chemistry” has been developed.

Tin Can: Recycle and Reuse
(The Scientist Inside You)

Reuse means any activity that lengthens the life of an item; on the other hand, recycling is reprocessing an item to a new raw material for use in a new product.


Breaking Down Plastics with Bacteria
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

It is evident that plastics bring many societal benefits and offer future technological and medical advances. However, once plastic materials are created, they never go away! 


Agricutural Waste between Feeding Plants, Animals, and People
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

The food problem has become a disturbing global problem for people and organizations; the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has thus taken on the challenge of bringing famine to zero level. The freedom and dignity of people have been attached to this dilemma; communities have thus come to know and believe that “they who do not have power, do not own his freedom”.

E-Waste
(Environment and Climate Change)

Every year we buy a new updated electronic equipment and gadgets to support our needs and wishes. Nearly most of the discarded consumer electronics end up in landfills.


Pyrolysis of Tyres
(Environment and Climate Change)

Every year the world produces over one billion used tyres. Only a small portion of these tyres are recycled. For example, in Australia only 5% of used tyres go through a recycling process.

Medical Wastes
(Health and the Human Body)

Waste generated by health care activities includes a broad range of materials; from used needles and syringes to soiled dressings, body parts, diagnostic samples, blood, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and radioactive materials.

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