Tag: paper waste

Singaporean scientists convert waste paper waste into people want the public to intervene.

Singaporean scientists convert waste paper waste into people want the public to intervene.

November 23, 2022 |

In Singapore, scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a technique to convert waste paper, from single-use packaging and bags, and cardboard boxes, into a crucial component of lithium-ion batteries. Through a process called carbonization which converts paper into pure carbon, the NTU researchers turned the paper’s fibers into electrodes, which can […]

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Oman researchers look at biofuels from paper waste

Oman researchers look at biofuels from paper waste

February 23, 2015 |

In Oman, researchers from Sultan Qaboos University setting up a pilot scale bioprocessing laboratory to test various ways of making biofuels and bioplastics from paper waste. The country produces about 62,000 metric tons of paper waste annually but the research is looking to tackle the problem globally. The project has secured funding through 2017 and […]

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