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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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Benign by design: how chemists aim to end pharmaceutical pollution of the environment | Sci-Tech | DW.COM | 07.04.2016

Benign by design: how chemists aim to end pharmaceutical pollution of the environment | Sci-Tech | DW.COM | 07.04.2016 | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
From antibiotics to hormones and pain killers - residue from drugs is found in wastewater, rivers, fish, and even in polar bear fat. But chemists say they may know how to end this environmental pollution.
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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.
Matthew Franklin's insight:

An innovative approach to dealing with toxic pharmaceuticals through the age old power of  composting

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