Upcycling plastics into liquids that can store hydrogen energy

From Nanyang Technological University 15/09/23 Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created a process that can upcycle most plastics into chemical ingredients useful for energy storage, using light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and a commercially available catalyst, all at room temperature. The new process is very energy-efficient and can be easily powered by renewable energy in […]

Eco-friendly shampoo bottle made of soap

By Charles Carter, 14/9/22 Dutch innovators SOAPBOTTLE have developed a shampoo and shower gel bottle made from soap to help reduce plastic waste. The idea is that when you’ve finished with the liquid inside, you use up the soap packaging, until there’s none of it left. The startup team, consisting of three women and one […]