Hebei Province Criticized for Failing to Meet Land Reclamation Requirements

The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) on Tuesday [16 January 2018] criticized north China’s Hebei Province for failing to properly approve and supervise land reclamation and implement national policy. An SOA inspection team found a number of issues concerning land reclamation in Hebei during an inspection in August and September, said an SOA press release…Full Article:

Shandong Researchers Develop Method to Convert Leather Waste into Fertilizer

A Chinese research team has developed a way to convert leather solid waste into fertilizer and other products, solving a problem that has troubled leather companies for years. Led by Wang Quanjie, a professor with Yantai University, the team can liquify leather waste and turn it into organic fertilizer or construction materials such as adhesives,

Researchers in Anhui Province Develop Nanocomposite Material to Absorb Heavy Metal Pollution in Fertilizer

Chinese researchers have developed a new material that can absorb heavy metal ions from fertilizer, decreasing environmental pollution. The material, a nanocomposite, was developed by a team led by Wu Zhengyan of the Hefei Institute of Physical Science under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It can “grab” arsenic and copper ions from manure with high