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18:03 | Apr 24 | 2013

NEFU to deal with waste recycling

On April 22 the North-Eastern Federal University named after M.K. Ammosov held a research and practice conference “Wastes to income”.

The conference met 166 people including school children, students of the Federal University and institutions’ representatives. NEFU students represented their experience in processing of waste material. For instance, students of the Medical Institute give a second life to used latex gloves; the students of the Road-Transport Department use old car tires in the manufacture of asphalt mix.

The laboratory “Ekotehnopolis” of the Department of Environmental of NEFU’s Biology and Geography Department together with the Izhevsk Polytechnic Institute will work at the theoretical issues of waste recycling organization.