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From Plastic to Protein Powder

The Great Lakes Research Center and its reflection in the waters of the Keweenaw Waterway.

Michigan Tech researchers have been selected for a $7.2 million DARPA cooperative agreement award to turn military plastic waste into protein powder and lubricants. . . . Read More

MTU Huskies Haul in the Recyclables

A group of eight students with COVID-19 masks on sitting outside in the woods on a
      tarp with a brick house behind them and egg cartons and boxes around them. (Photo
      by Ranit Karmakar)

A picture is worth 1,000 words — or when it comes to the Keweenaw’s first waste reduction drive, make that 18,573 plastic bottle caps, 11,585 plastic bags and 11,444. . . Read More