ZJU scientists develop approach to transforming polyurethane forms into high-value 3D printing resins
In a world where used seats, mattresses, and insulated boxes are often discarded, the question arises: where will they eventually end up? Will they contribute to the growing problem of garbage disposal or find a way to be efficiently recycled? Polyurethane foams, a material widely used in many aspects of our lives, have long posed a challenge when it comes to their destination after being discarded.In response to this long-standing challenge, Professor XIE Tao’s team from the College of Chemica...
Student E Volunteer Association: Making technology accessible and sustainable
For nearly 40 years, the Student E Volunteer Association of Zhejiang University has been providing free repair services for ZJUers. Over the past year, the association has repaired a total of 1,764 devices, boasting a success rate of over 90%. This number continues to grow each year, highlighting their impact and dedication to sustainable technology. A unique team on campus The repair site of the Student E Volunteer Association is in Room 204 of No.3 East Teaching Building on Zijingang Camp...
'Recycling Right' Action
To minimize waste across the campus and raise the awareness of turning waste into treasure, a helpful handbook of guidance on waste management is distributed among all the ZJUers. Where did the garbage go?Approaches for clearing municipal life garbage are mainly sanitary landfill, high-temperature composting and incineration, etc. However, with the population gathering, the garbage amount is increasing, and traditional treatment methods has brought many problems.Harmful gas “dioxin”...