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All News: Craig Criddle

December 19, 2019
1/9/2020 - “A previous version of this story inaccurately described the plastic studied as STYROFOAMTM, and mistakenly stated that STYROFOAMTM ... Read More
September 30, 2019
Scientists and engineers worked with state and local agencies to develop and test a long-lasting, environmentally benign fire-retarding material. If... Read More
wastewater treatment plant
July 29, 2019
A new battery made from affordable and durable materials generates energy from places where salt and fresh waters mingle. The technology could make... Read More
plastic waste bales
April 22, 2019
Recycling is becoming harder and more expensive in the U.S., and policymakers are increasingly seeking solutions to mounting trash. Stanford experts... Read More
Plastic waste on a beach in Hawaii
September 18, 2018
Driven by public pressure, governments and corporations are considering eliminating or phasing out single-use plastics such as straws. Stanford... Read More
August 23, 2018
Basic research as a pathway to solving environmental challenges
Foxes
July 12, 2018
The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment announces winners of new grants supporting innovative research and technology solutions to pressing... Read More
wastewater treatment plant under construction
May 10, 2018
Billions of years ago, when Earth’s atmosphere reeked of unbreathable gases, microbes evolved in the absence of oxygen. As Earth matured and the... Read More
A child sorts through plastic trash in Nicaragua.
October 25, 2017
Plastics are inexpensive and pervasive, but also degrade slowly and damage critical ecosystems. Stanford chemist Robert Waymouth discusses changes in... Read More