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OVERVIEW Metropolitan Council Environmental Services

OVERVIEW  Metropolitan Council Environmental Services

Have you ever wondered what happens after you flush? Or how water goes from this to this? That’s where Metropolitan Council Environmental Services comes in. MCES, as it’s better known, collects and treats wastewater in the seven-county Twin Cities region. A process that takes place mostly underground, wastewater treatment is literally “out of sight, out …

UQx Denial101x Winnifred Louis Full Interview

UQx Denial101x Winnifred Louis Full Interview

I’m Winnifred Louis, I’m a social psychologist at the University of Queensland. I study identity and decision making. So I started off looking at prejudice and conflict, English-French conflict, gender relations, and I got into the environmental research, in part because I became more and more interested in environmental politics myself. I was inspired by …

Food Scraps to Green Energy

Food Scraps to Green Energy

  ♪♪   Most people know about putting bottles and cans to a higher use by recycling.   But what about all those food scraps sent to the landfills every year?       Food scraps disposed in landfills create methane, a greenhouse gas, and contribute to climate change.   Instead tossing them in the …

Arthur – BSc Environmental Science

Arthur – BSc Environmental Science

I’ve had quite an international background so I’ve been dotting around the world So I’ve been in Hong Kong, LA and Berlin these are places where I’ve studied during high school I basically applied to York because it’s different from all the other universities of course, it’s a Russell Group university and that’s a plus …