"I feel much better, much safer after my meeting with Theresa May"
European Council President
"There is still time to change the direction and ensure that human rights are respected, but the point of no return is quickly coming into sight."
Poland Researcher, Amnesty International
"Air pollution is an invisible killer, so the air quality index is needed to inform European citizens on the state of the air they breathe."
EU Environment Commissioner
"Medea is both a classical story from mythology and it's also a story about now and any parting couple."
"I think real happiness is to be known to nobody and to lead an ordinary life and be anonymous. This is real happiness - real freedom"
Cambodian opposition leader
"What are we giving in return? We are giving the oceans a lot of plastic litter."
EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
"We could cover the island's electricity needs, even during August"
John K. Kaldellis
"What we need is regulation that obliges everyone to pay taxes."
Prime Minister of Luxembourg
This edition of Futuris visited a factory in Belgium which specialises in dyeing fabrics.
Would you drink this water?
With environmentalists warning that the world is on the brink of climate disaster, recycling is a hot topic at the moment.
In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.
Moroccan citizens are in uproar over their government’s decision to accept 5.
This initiative provides work to some 100 Kenyans and part of the profits go to ocean conservation projects.
Unleashing the power of the collaborative economy to fight food waste, while creating new business opportunities at the same time.
Oil is vital for far more than just energy; it is at the heart of the plastics family, but as waste it is highly polluting. Now Spanish scientists are creating a new generation of organic plastics tha
Plastic packaging can be safe for the environment
These bottles are made from vegetable materials
They are biodegradable and
In this week’s Futuris we look at an ambitious research project appears to have set out to prove the old adage that ‘you are what you eat’ by
Cute, aren´t they?
Every day, these piglets eat a special menu…
… a mix of cereals, soy and olive waste.
Researchers want to understand if
In Israel, a Palestinian engineer's startup is launching a new biogas generator. Although it is not a revolutionary process, and is already widely-used around the world, this machine is the simplest a
The European Commission is set to unveil long-awaited measures on Wednesday, December 2, aimed at boosting the idea of a circular economy in the
This week on Utalk, a question from Olivier in Brussels: “90 million tonnes of food are thrown away in the European Union every year. What can we do
Whey from cheese production and other agricultural waste can be a valuable raw material for new biodegradable plastic. A European research project
Hard at work in his Johannesburg studio, South African artist “Mbongeni Buthelezi“http://www.plastic-arts.net/: is busy making something from
Typically, the polythene bags used to dispose of general household waste are coloured black. Why is that?
The answer is in the recycling, because
With biodiesel on the block for wasting arable land and consuming agricultural inputs a Czech team finds a new source from an organic waste product
An orchestra plays music with intruments made with garbage in Barcelona on Sunday (28 December). This orchestra was constructed out of the things we
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