Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES: Craig Criddle

New water treatment plant tests Stanford technology for cleaning wastewater while creating energy »

May 10, 2018

By Tom Abate and Andy Myers, School of Engineering

A child sorts through plastic trash in Nicaragua.

The History and Future of the Plastics Economy »

October 25, 2017

Plastics are inexpensive and pervasive, but also degrade slowly and damage critical ecosystems. Stanford chemist Robert Waymouth discusses changes in incentives and technologies to create a more sustainable future for...

By Vicky Stein, Stanford News Service

mealworms

Revealing New Discoveries »

December 8, 2016

Stanford researchers will join colleagues from around the U.S. at the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world.

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Sebastien Tilmans, operations director of the William and Cloy Codiga Resource Recovery Center, which is set to open in May.

Stanford's Codiga Resource Recovery Center to Open in May »

April 4, 2016

The new Codiga Resource Recovery Center, which opens in May on Bonair Siding, could revolutionize the 100-year-old wastewater treatment paradigm while it helps accelerate the commercialization of promising...

By Kate Chesley, Stanford News Service

Mealworms eat through Styrofoam.

Plastic-Eating Worms May Offer Solution to Mounting Waste »

September 29, 2015

An ongoing study by Stanford engineers, in collaboration with researchers in China, shows that common mealworms can safely biodegrade Styrofoam.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Hannah Frank, a Stanford Ph.D. student, examines a Vampyrum spectrum (false vampire) bat as part of a research project on parasite and disease dynamics in southern Costa Rica.

Bold Solutions for People and Planet »

July 2, 2014

Stanford Woods Institute announces 2014 Environmental Venture Projects

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

At Stanford, Wastewater Won’t Be Wasted »

March 24, 2014

New research facility will test processes for recovering clean water, energy and valuable materials

By Terry Nagel, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Recovering Energy From Nitrogen in Wastewater »

October 28, 2013

Stanford scholar's recovery process advances to pilot project with sanitation district

By Angela Lowrey

Electricity From Sewage »

September 16, 2013

Scientists, including Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellow Craig Criddle, have developed a "battery" that produces electricity by digesting the plant and animal waste dissolved in sewage

By Tom Abate, Stanford Engineering

Hiding in Plain Sight: Factoring the Environment Into Human Health »

July 9, 2013

A special report in Stanford Medicine magazine looks at the connection between health and the environment through the work of Stanford Woods Institute senior fellows and others

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48 Stanford Scientists Sign Global Environmental Consensus Statement »

May 23, 2013

California Governor accepts document endorsed by 520 scientists from 44 countries.

By Rob Jordan, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Showcasing Environmental Breakthroughs »

April 22, 2013

Stanford Woods Institute researchers demonstrate cutting-edge environmental technologies at Stanford sustainability event

By Terry Nagel, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Biodegradable Composites for the Building Industry »

August 12, 2004

Stanford researchers seek way to produce low-cost, recyclable biocomposites that could replace wood in construction.

By Mark Shwartz, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Finding Value in Wastewater »

April 5, 2004

Stanford researcher searches for economical ways of recovering valuable products from wastewater.

By Mark Shwartz, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment