Sustainable recovery of nutrients from urine

Ammonia is a key component of fertilizer and vital in supporting plant growth and ultimately providing food for populations around the world. It is also a major pollutant that, after it is used in the food chain, enters municipal wastewater treatment plants where it is often not adequately removed.

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Cradle to cradle: Mothercare aims to re-circulate 65,000 items of baby clothes

Madeleine Cuff 13 February 2018 0 Comments Working in partnership with environmental charity Hubbub, Mothercare wants shoppers to return old baby clothes for redistribution to those in need Mothercare, the UK’s leading retailer for pregnancy and baby products, has announced a new target to redistribute 65,000 items of baby clothes to more than 6,500 households around the country as part of a major expansion of its circular economy campaign.  

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Tackling plastic waste

The Circular Economy Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School is part of a consortium at the University of Cambridge that was awarded more than £1 million funding by the UK Research and Innovation agency to respond to challenges posed by plastic waste.

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