Latest News for: Amsterdam waste


Roboats are autonomous ferries, waste collectors and bridges all in one - CNET

CNET 23 Nov 2021
Fully electric, autonomous boats are being tested in Amsterdam. The boats can carry people, gather waste and link together to form floating infrastructure ... .

Insulation from old jeans, walls from waste concrete: Less guilt and more solutions are needed ...

Phys Dot Org 01 Nov 2021
This creates an unfair set-up ... Architecture studio Lendager Group has built a three-storey town row house in Copenhagen utilizing recycled waste concrete, disused floorboards, and reused double windows. In Amsterdam, ABN AMRO bank built a negotiating center, Circl, from recycled materials ... Citation. Insulation from old jeans, walls from waste concrete.

7 climate science innovations that might actually help save the planet

New York Post 30 Oct 2021
The Great Bubble Barrier (currently used in Amsterdam) pushes river plastic and debris to the surface and collects it, without obstructing ships or wildlife ... The bubble “curtain” is angled diagonally, which uses the natural flow of the waterway to push the waste to a waiting catch area to collect it for proper disposal.

Autonomous Boats for Passengers and Logistics on Amsterdam’s Canals

The Maritime Executive 29 Oct 2021
A research project led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions has successfully developed two full-scale prototypes of autonomous vessels to operate in the Amsterdam canals ... With 165 canals winding alongside busy city streets, about a quarter of Amsterdam’s surface area is water.

MIT will deploy robotic boats in Amsterdam that can carry five passengers

Engadget 27 Oct 2021
This year, Roboat's creators are launching its full-scale version, which can carry up to five passengers, collect waste and deliver goods, in Amsterdam ... The new Roboats will debut on October 28th in the waters of Amsterdam. Stephan van Dijk, Director of Innovation at Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions, said.

A very crooked crime fighter: How one man helped flood the streets he was paid ...

The Daily Mail 26 Oct 2021
But others were not so sure ... 'They haven't got the manpower.' ... In 2016, academics published research which suggested that cocaine use in parts of Teesside was higher per person than in major European cities including Amsterdam, London and Paris. The results were found by analysing domestic waste water and measuring residue of the Class A drug ... .

Autonomous Vehicles: Hype or Reality?

Quillette 19 Oct 2021
Deliveries are a challenge in cities like Amsterdam where water covers over 20 percent of its surface area—its waterway system of over 60 miles of canals is a main source for transportation ... Amsterdam could potentially use these prototypes as a delivery service as well as for waste collection and water taxis to reduce traffic congestion.

Autonomous Vessels are Becoming a Commercial Reality

The Maritime Executive 24 Sep 2021
In the Netherlands, the City of Amsterdam ... The partners hope this autonomous network will fill the canals and waterways of Amsterdam with a modular vessel that can be outfitted for household waste removal, logistics movement and ferry operations, all based on the same hull design.

Inside Bang & Olufsen’s journey to make the Beosound Level last a decade

Digital Trends 08 Sep 2021
Minimalist. Classy ... Digital Trends spoke to Hansen and Dr ... The institute was formed in 2010 and has head offices in Oakland, California, and in Amsterdam ... “It means there is no concept of waste, everything is a resource for something else, and that waste can be designed out of products ... We see declining product life cycles, so they become waste earlier.

Designers offer hope for the environment: Electronic waste becomes office furniture

The Oregonian 31 Aug 2021
Portland design reporter Damon Johnstun recaps highlights from the last fair. Design a more elegant ending ... Formafantasma, an Italian duo working in Amsterdam, took on the problem of electronic waste by disassembling old technology and demonstrating the complex systems required to recycle each discard ... -- Damon Johnstun. @DamonJohnstun. Note to readers.

Starfield has a planet where you get high on fish

Polygon 27 Aug 2021
Image. Bethesda Game Studios/Xbox Game Studios ... One of those locations is a kind of Space Amsterdam, a destination named Neon where visitors go to get completely wasted on fish. Neon, a “pleasure city” built on a massive fishing facility, is home to a breed of psychotropic fish that creates a naturally occurring drug known as Aurora ... 11, 2022 ... ....

After Barcelona's nine-goal thriller with Sevilla, a Paul Scholes red-card moment of madness against Zenit ...

The Daily Mail 11 Aug 2021
As Chelsea prepare to kick-off their campaign with European action against Villarreal, the football world is once again blessed with the return of the Super Cup final ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... Share ... Chelsea were fresh off the back of beating Benfica in Amsterdam and wasted no time in taking the lead, via Fernando Torres in the eighth minute.

Can circular cities boost biodiversity?

GreenBiz 30 Jul 2021
To facilitate life in cities, humans have constructed systems to connect with the goods and services required for survival — many of which are sourced outside the city itself — and to ameliorate waste streams ... Like in nature, there is no such thing as "waste" in a circular economy ... The bioeconomy in circular Amsterdam.

Amsterdam says ‘stay home’ to partiers, pot-smoking tourists

Taipei Times 10 Jul 2021
By Karolin Schaps / Thomson Reuters Foundation, AMSTERDAM. Artist and tour guide Louke Spigt makes ends meet by offering tours to some of the millions of foreign visitors who pour into the Dutch capital, Amsterdam, each year seeking culture, cannabis and excitement ... Others living in Amsterdam’s city center are less happy.