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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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Chang Ya-tzu, Director of the Yushan National Park Management Office, said that because hikers think food waste will decompose quickly, they have been littering the mountain with banana peels, orange rinds, zongzi strings and leaves, and corn cobs.
Our army of environmental champions will be on-hand to make sure water bottles and banana peels find their way into our recycling bins.
Given the above, the goal of this study was to evaluate the effects of including different levels of sun-dried banana peel, replacing the sorghum silage in the diet for F1 Holstein x Zebu cows on the quality of milk and Minas Frescal cheese.
The "r " values given in Table 3, show that the adsorption of phenol on banana peels made progress with two different reaction mechanism depending on pH values : the first mechanism realizes at the pH values of 2 and 12 while the other realizes at the out of these pH values.
Banana peel presents great potential for use in human food due to the presence of carbohydrates, phenolic compounds and antioxidant action.
The banana peel used in this study has been characterized previously using FT-IR and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) coupled with the energy dispersive X-ray analysis (EDX) [17].
In banana peel, sterols represent about 49-71% of the lipophilic extract with two triterpene ketones (31-norcyclolaudenone and cycloeucalenone) as the major components (Oliveira et al.
The 16-year-old student from ystanbul spent two years perfecting a way to make a bioplastic out of banana peel that could, in turn, be used for the electrical insulation of cables.
Whereas everyone could certainly see and react to the potential for a slip on a banana peel someone who is not an expert may not be able to recognize the difference between a legal versus illegal riser at a sidewalk curb.
The researchers found that minced banana peel could quickly remove lead and copper from river water as well as, or better than, many other materials.
But someone always threw a banana peel on the path to the EU, precisely at the most important moment for the state, he writes.