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2020
Foto: Joachim Rode
18 SEP

WASTEWATER EXAMINED: Experimental idea may prevent resistance from spreading

Analysis from four countries shows that bacteria can become ‘infected’ with antibiotic resistance in wastewater treatment plants. However, it may be possible...

Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry
Godthåbsfjorden. Foto: Torkel Gissel Nielsen.
11 AUG

First quantification of microplastics off the coast of Nuuk

A new study shows that concentrations of microscopic plastic particles in the sea along the west coast of Greenland are roughly the same as in the Atlantic Ocean

Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution
Microbes pave way for green flight
21 JUL

Microbes pave way for green flight

Instead of burning biowaste, we should let microorganisms turn waste into CO2-neutral fuel, chemicals, and proteins.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Air pollution
Plastic waste in nature. Photo: Colourbox
17 JUN

Big research project to put a stop to plastic waste

The project is looking into new technological ways of reproducing new high quality plastics from non-recyclable plastic waste.

Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development Waste management
2019
12 NOV

Newly described microbe drives ammonia removal in cleaning of drinking water

A team of researchers from DTU, SDU, and KU has provided conclusive evidence that the recently described enigmatic microbe, called comammox Nitrospira, drives nitrification...

Water supply
Foto Amritanshu Sikdar/Unsplash
23 OCT

Increased digitalization can lead to a more sustainable water sector

Increased digitalization in the water sector and utilization of new technological opportunities are the themes of the first dedicated track about water at the upcoming...

Water supply
23 OCT

Mapping international drug use through wastewater-based epidemiology

Wastewater-based epidemiology is a rapidly developing scientific discipline with the potential for monitoring close to real-time, population-level trends in illicit drug...

Waste water and water discharge
Drone over dansk vandløb: Filippo Bandini and Christian Koeppl
01 OCT

Newly developed Danish technology put to the test in China

A Danish-Chinese collaboration on river monitoring that will enable the issuing of flood warnings and other incident alerts is based on new Danish technology.

Waste water and water discharge
Foto: Ditte Valente
09 JUL

Roskilde Festival: Students examine food waste

Food waste is a recurring theme at Roskilde Festival. Two teams of DTU students are working to determine the actual extent of the problem.

Waste management
Photo: Niels Nyholm
07 MAY

Lifecycle analyses of climate protection measures

In future, it will be possible to assess the environmental impact of different types of climate protection solutions in urban areas.

Climate adaption
Photo: Sara Lerer
02 MAY

DTU Environment at Danish Science Festival

Also this year DTU Environment’s researchers have been participating in the Danish Science Festival.

Waste water and water discharge Water supply
Photo: Colourbox
25 MAR

Digitalization can drive new water technologies

Research, innovation, education, and entrepreneurship can contribute to the development of new technologies in the water sector according to a new report.

Environment and pollution
20 MAR

DTU strengthens its work within urban water

The need for climate change adaptation in the area of water is increasing, especially in the cities.

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply
14 MAR

Konference om vand til verden - DTU inviterer sammen med DI til konference om...

For lidt vand! For meget vand! For beskidt vand! - Så kort kan de tre vigtigste problemstillinger inden for global vandhåndtering beskrives. På konferencen...

Water supply Waste water and water discharge
2018
Photo: Biogasclean
21 DEC

Biogas technology to produce future green raw materials

DTU will be contributing to the development of a more profitable way of producing biogas, opening up for the production of biofuels for trucks and planes.

Bioenergy Energy production Energy systems CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution
Fish eggs, zooplankton and a blue plastic fibre. Photo: Bastian Huwer, DTU Aqua
13 DEC

New collaboration addresses marine plastic pollution

DTU is co-operating with four other research institutions to investigate the impact of plastic in the ocean and the need for new legislation

Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Fish and shellfish
10 DEC

New tool ensures sustainable water supply for refugee camps

The Danish Refugee Council and DTU have created a new tool that can be useful when making decisions on sustainable water supply in refugee camps.

Water supply
07 NOV

Quality of recycled plastic too poor

Efforts on multiple fronts are required if we are to increase the quality in the future so more of our plastic waste can be reused, which can contribute to a circular plastic...

Waste management
Markér Verdens Toiletdag med IUG og Water DTU
18 OCT

Markér Verdens Toiletdag med IUG og Water DTU

I dag lever 4,5 milliarder mennesker uden sikker sanitet, og 892 millioner mennesker går stadig på toilettet i det fri.   World Toilet Day den 19. november...

Waste water and water discharge Water supply
Photo: Marie Kampmann Eriksen
27 JUN

Deposits on beverage packaging best for the environment

A new analysis from DTU shows that the deposit and return system is the most eco-friendly way of disposing of packaging from beverages not covered by the current deposit...

Waste management Environment and pollution

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