Plastic counterweight has concrete solution to carbon emissions

Washing machine manufacturers could cut their carbon emissions by replacing vibration damping concrete blocks with a plastic counterweight filled with water. According to researchers at Nottingham Trent University, the solution could save the UK almost 45,000 tonnes of CO2 a year in transportation. Prof Amin Al-Habaibeh, a professor in intelligent engineering systems, and undergraduate Dylan […]

Mumbai metro gets machines to crush your plastic bottles, give you 25% discount on clothes, sunglasses

Looking for a way to help the environment and get discounts while you shop? Your metro stations could show you the way. To reduce plastic pollution and encourage people to recycle, Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd has installed refrigerator-size machines that can ‘eat’ plastic bottles. Commuters who take the effort to use these machines will […]