Chemicals are interwoven into our daily lives. From the cell phone in our pocket to the fertilizer on our front lawn, we use chemicals for many purposes. The key is to learn how to dispose of them properly for a cleaner world.
Fresh water comes out of the tap each day but how does it get that way? Find out more about organic and inorganic matter in our water. Learn why water testing and treatment is an essential way to sustain life on earth.
Often unseen of the discussion on climate modification is that the impact that it’ll have on power production. ninetieth people electricity production depends on huge amounts of water for cooling and steam, as well as all nuclear and fossil fuel power plants though natural gas plants use but coal. These power plants account for four-hundredth people freshwater use. In Europe these power plants offer seventy fifth of power and use the water.
A microbial fuel cell (MFC) is a bioreactor that converts chemical energy in the chemical bonds in organic compounds to electrical energy through catalytic reactions of microorganisms under anaerobic conditions. It has been known for many years that it is possible to generate electricity directly by using bacteria to break down organic substrates.
Most everyone today has one or more unused medicine bottles or packages in their medicine cabinets or bathrooms that have not been used in months. Many of these medicines have short term effectiveness and may be harmful to anyone who takes the contents other than the recepient of the particular prescription. One thing you should not do is dump them down the toilet or sink drain. Learn the proper method for disposing unused medicines.