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Ecology

StepChange Innovations blog covers ecology issues

Progress in seawater desalination

Membrane technologies are applied for seawater desalination to address one of the world´s biggest challenge: scarcity of clean water. Scientific progress is reported with nano-scaled perforated graphene membranes. Potentially this would allow more affordable water desalination and give access to abundant clean water.
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Sustainable colouration concepts: Issues in textile processing of cotton

Cotton processing has various ecological problems, from polluted effluents to high water and energy consumption. Various concepts to improve this situation are discussed in this article. Best available technology can achieve zero discharge, especially by careful selection of dyes and processes, proper effluent treatment and recycling concepts. Future prospects include modified cellulose fibres, by chemical modifications, or bioengineered cotton.
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Slow progress in the Greenpeace detox campaign

Meanwhile a series of famous big brands have joined the zero discharge of hazardous chemicals (ZDHC) programme, a response to the detox campaign initiated by Greenpeace in 2011. However, the speed of progress has been criticised by Greenpeace. We put some lights on the reasons why.
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