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Wastewater Reclamation Recycles Brain Diseases

Deadly Disease Recycled By Wastewater Treatment Process Neurodegenerative diseases are the fastest-growing causes of death around the world. The mismanagement of infectious waste is contributing to the prion disease epidemic in mammals, including humans. Dr. Stanley Prusiner earned a Nobel … Continue reading

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Cities Recycling Infectious Waste, Disease

Sewage Sludge Spreading Brain Disease In 1972, the world realized that dumping millions of tons of sewage sludge into the oceans killed underwater ecosystems.┬áSome nations stopped the dumping immediately. Others did not. The U.S., for example, finally passed the Ocean … Continue reading

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Water Shortages Prompt Cities To Reclaim Wastewater

Wastewater Reclamation Recycling Brain Disease The urge to recycle more wastewater in the face of climate change and rising human populations is tempting. Places such as Singapore have been doing it for years. Unfortunately, recycling wastewater and spreading biosolids (sewage … Continue reading

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