Entries by lxosc

World Water Day 22 March 2016 – Water and Jobs

The theme for the United Nation’s World Water Day this year is “Water and Jobs.” In getting the message out, the UN and its partners have underscored the fact that, globally, one billion people work in agriculture, fishing and forestry. It should be clear enough to everyone that the livelihoods of these people depend directly […]

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Leather – a modern material

It is one of the oldest and yet the most modern natural materials in everyday use. Not least, thanks to modern chemistry, leather is a successful product on a global level that is constantly being reinvented. Above all, however, it is a prime example of sustainability.

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From stream to stream

World Water Day takes place every year on March 22nd. The commemoration day introduced in 1993 by the United Nations should remind people of the importance of water for humanity. All countries are called upon to carry out specific measures on the topic of water on this day. The 2014 motto is “Water and Energy”. […]

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Benign Protection from Bites

Mosquitoes and ticks can be a real nuisance. When it gets warm, they can discourage you from spending time outdoors, and they can sometimes even transmit pathogens that cause dangerous diseases. LANXESS subsidiary Saltigo provides effective protection against these little blood-feeders in the form of Saltidin. This is the agent used in many repellent products […]

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Water!

A font of innovation: LANXESS in Bitterfeld, in the east of Germany, is tackling a global problem — water supplies. The Bitterfeld location manufactures membrane filters — highly efficient products for water purification. These filters function as high-tech barriers to salt and other unwanted substances in water.

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Clean electricity from the compost pile

Biogas is on the rise. More and more farmers are relying on this extremely environmentally friendly source of energy. That’s not surprising, since the principle behind biogas is simple, as is the technology needed to harness it. Biogas can also generate huge profits — not to mention clean electricity and even some good fertilizer.

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