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Category archives for: No Toxic

It’s raining plastic in Canada, scientists say. But no one knows the source or toxicity

It’s been raining plastic in Canada, researchers have found in the last two years. And no one knows where it’s coming from. Or what it can do. A U.S. survey published in May, made headlines around the world last week due to its eye-catching title, “It is raining plastic.” According to the survey, geologists researching the effects […]

What is heavy metal toxicity? A nutritionist explains how it could impact your health

The concern over mercury, and other heavy metal toxins is a hot, and controversial topic for people who worry about their health. As a nutritionist, when my patients give me their medical history, more are mentioning heavy metal toxicity. Others are asking if they need a heavy metal detox. Many of these people are dealing […]

An International Conference on Minamata Convention

An international conference on Minamata Convention, which prevents health damage and environmental pollution caused by mercury that caused Minamata disease on a global scale, has begun in Osaka, Japan on a three day schedule from the 27 May. On the conference team of Minamata mercury waste expert has gathered. The conference was attended by the […]

Non-toxic blue-green algae lingers

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Blue-green algae lingers in local waters, but is non-toxic, unlike some places in Florida, according to a Friday, May 24 report from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The report shows that blue-green algae was found in Holmes Beach waters on Monday, May 20 in Anna Maria Sound at Key […]

Ocean choking on toxic plastic sea: Phelps

During a live blog with readers of the Wentworth Courier, Kerryn Phelps was asked how she, as an independent, could help address Australia's long-standing waste and recycling crisis. Dr Phelps said her solutions included a packaging law, which Germany recently introduced, that could reduce plastic waste by 40 per cent in the first year. Read […]

E-waste Republic

Over 40 million tonnes of electric and electronic waste (also known as e-waste) are produced worldwide every year. That is boundless heaps of refrigerators, computers, television sets, ovens, telephones, air conditioning units, lamps, toasters and other electric and electronic devices, with a total weight equal to seven times that of the Great Pyramid of Giza. […]

Treasure from trash: E-waste recycling in Bangladesh

Extracting valuable elements contained in electronic waste, mostly known as e-waste, such as copper and gold, can be a good source of income in developing or newly industrialized countries, and Bangladesh is certainly no exception in this regard. E-waste can be defined as reuse or recycling of scrapped electrical or electronic devices. Azizu Recycling & […]

Paper-based electronics could fold, biodegrade and be the basis for the next generation of devices

It seems like every few months there’s a new cellphone, laptop or tablet that is so exciting people line up around the block to get their hands on it. While the perpetual introduction of new, slightly more advanced electronics has made businesses like Apple hugely successful, the short shelf life of these electronics is bad […]

Centre to set up e-waste recycling unit in Bengaluru

The Centre has announced a state-of-the-art e-waste recycling unit for Bengaluru, India’s technology capital which produces an estimated one lakh tonne of electronic waste a year. The Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry, which is setting up the facility, said this is also India’s first such unit in the government sector. The Central Institute of Plastics Engineering […]

Long-awaited report on water contaminants released by HHS

A long-awaited government study on the toxicity levels chemicals commonly used in manufacturing was made public on Wednesday, months after a White House official warned that it could be a "potential public relations nightmare." The 800-plus-page draft report from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, a division of the US Department of Health […]

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