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‘Significant’ progress in REFLEX flexible packaging recyclability project
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Significant progress has been made in trialling and developing new designs aimed at greatly improving the recyclability of flexible packaging, according to resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting, which is leading a collaborative R&D project involving high-profile global brands. Axion is working with a number of partners on the REFLEX project; Amcor Ltd, Dow Chemical Company Ltd, ...

Idaho aquifer decline could hinder radioactive monitoring
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A continued drop in underground water levels could make it more difficult to monitor the movement of radioactive contamination in an aquifer below an eastern Idaho nuclear facility, scientists say. Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey in a 36-page report released Monday said the Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer level has dropped below two wells and about a dozen others are in ...

The `Labster` seating system by Bimos
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There are high demands placed on a good laboratory chair – they need to be specially hygienic, comfortable and flexible for use in all areas of work. It needs to take up a minimum amount of space and yet still offer the maximum ergonomics and comfort. Bimos have answered these calls in the form of the Labster chair. No nooks or crannies for microorganisms to collect in, the seamless design ...

Renewable energy redoubles its global reach
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A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts report that the sectorʼs size last year reached double the level it was at just 10 years earlier. This expansion happened in a year when the global economy and energy use both grew, but without a matching rise in emissions of carbon dioxide − the main greenhouse gas targeted in efforts to restrain global warming. ...

LimnoTech Places Environmental Data Buoys near Cleveland
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LimnoTech staff were busy recently placing new environmental data buoys in Lake Erie near Cleveland. The buoys are part of a NOAA GLERL and GLOS-funded project to monitor bottom water hypoxia in the central basin of Lake Erie. Grants from NOAA (through EPA GLRI), Cleveland Water, and The Lake Energy Development Corporation made placement and future operation and maintenance of the buoys possible. ...

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