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Could anaerobic digestion combat drug-resistant 'superbugs'?

Could anaerobic digestion combat drug-resistant 'superbugs'? | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
UK malt suppliers and producers Muntons has revealed that by-products formed at its anaerobic digestion (AD) plants could eventually be used to combat drug-resistant "superbugs" such as E. coli. - edie news centre
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An interesting intersection of the pharmaceuticals industry and zero waste technology. Could this present the future to our drug problem?

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Study Finds Pharmaceuticals, Other Micropollutants In Hudson Estuary

Study Finds Pharmaceuticals, Other Micropollutants In Hudson Estuary | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
A first-of-its-kind study released Friday points to a long and varied list of micropollutants in the Hudson River estuary. Dozens of products were
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KFC urged to phase out harmful antiobiotics in meat supply

KFC urged to phase out harmful antiobiotics in meat supply | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Consumer groups and shareholder investors are calling upon fast-food chain KFC to phase out harmful antibiotic use in its meat supply in order to combat the "catastrophic" global health threat of antibiotic-resistant "superbug" bacteria. - edie news centre
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Antoine Adragna's curator insight, October 4, 2016 7:38 AM

Article à propos des utilisation d'antibiotique dans la chaine de fast food 'KFC'

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Can Compost Recycle Our Drugs?

Can Compost Recycle Our Drugs? | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Antibiotic resistance poses a threat to people and the environment. Now, a Berkeley, California-based scientist has set out to find out whether compost can remediate drugs in our water and waste.
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An innovative approach to dealing with toxic pharmaceuticals through the age old power of  composting

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