Pollution & Waste

Not everything can be recycled but pollution and waste can be managed.

Student’s Idea Fuels Innovative Biodiesel Production Facility at Embry-Riddle

 

Facility’s Feb. 22 Opening Highlighted School’s Focus on Engineering Solutions for Real Problems.

Daytona Beach, Fla. - Last year Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University student engineer Michelle Rodio asked: Why not convert used cooking oil from the student cafeteria into biodiesel to run the lawn maintenance vehicles at the school’s Daytona Beach campus?

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Waterless Fracking: Gas Drilling Game-Changer?

“Tar sand development is the fastest growing source of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada, and threatens the health of the planet,” eight Nobel Peace Prize laureates, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa and Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, said in the letter.

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Joins Suppliers Partnership for the Environment

WASHINGTON - PRNewswire-USNewswire — The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) today announced the addition of its newest member company, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, one of the world’s leading tire companies.

“We are pleased to welcome Goodyear to SP” said SP’s Chair, Randy Leslie, Vice President and General Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc., Automotive Experience. “Goodyear’s commitment to creating a foundation of sustainability and working with its suppliers to minimize its environmental footprint will be an excellent asset for SP’s members as we work together to improve environmental performance while increasing value throughout the automobile supply chain.” Read More »

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