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Astronauts` pee to get recycled into clean water

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 20:03

In between the news about water on Mars, clues of life on Jupiter or new stars being formed at our galaxy`s edge, there is a less glamorous side of space exploration: what to do with astronauts` urine!

Car tyres may purify wastewater in future

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 00:06

Rubber granulate made from end-of-life car tyres may in future lend itself to applications such as wastewater treatment, say researchers.

Now, robot that recycles concrete

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 21:17

A student at Sweden`s Umea Institute of Design has designed Ero - a robot that recycles concrete in an energy-efficient manner and separates it from rebar and other debris on the spot.

Lagos gets on its bike with recycling `loyalty` scheme

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 15:41

Nigeria`s biggest city Lagos is home to some 20 million people and produces a staggering 10,000 tonnes of waste every day, a lot of which piles up on the busy streets or floats in open sewers.

Need for sustainable waste management: Deepa Dasmunshi

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 18:35

Minister of State for Urban Development Deepa Dasmunshi has advocated an "integrated" and "sustainable" waste management system in the country.

Food waste study shows six meals a week thrown out

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 10:14

British households are throwing away 4.2 million tonnes of food and drink a year, the equivalent of six meals every week, a study published on Thursday said.

Baby girl`s body found at US recycling center

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 08:58

A baby girl`s body has been found on a conveyor belt by a worker sorting out cans and plastics at a California recycling center.

Now, recycle your old shoes!

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 00:08

British scientists claim to have developed the world`s first comprehensive system for separating and recovering useful materials from old footwear.

Exchange old mobile phone for cash at ATM machine!

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 18:23

Coming soon! A recycling ATM which can take in an old mobile phone and pay out an agreed price on the spot.

Laser wipes paper clean for reuse

Last Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 19:08

Engineers have developed a way of using lasers to remove ink from paper so it can be reused in printers and photocopiers.

A2Z Dataserv plans to expand plant capacity to 1 LT in 2 years

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 20:15

A2Z said it has 80 percent stake in the JV and this new firm will look for business in India and the Middle East.

A2Z Dataserv to invest Rs 20 cr for Gurgaon facility

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 16:18

e-waste recycling company A2Z Dataserv will invest an initial amount of Rs 20 crore to set up a Gurgaon facility that will be equipped to handle up to 10,000 tonnes of e-waste per year.