Brendan Mortensen's Articles

Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment, Technology

FibreFree and the Fight Against Microfiber Pollution

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  By Brendan Mortensen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Microfiber pollution is a problem around the world that no one seems to be talking about. One Syracuse University student doesn’t want it to go unnoticed any longer and has a solution for how to cut down on it. Microfibers come from synthetic clothing, like polyester, nylon and […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Syracuse

Syracuse Stage Provides Free Theatre to Children at Local Elementary Schools

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Listen here to find out more about the show traveling around Central New York. By Brendan Mortensen, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — From the middle of September to the middle of December, the Syracuse Stage will be spreading bugs all over Central New York. Students and professionals will travel to schools within a mile radius to […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Technology

SU Student’s Invention Brings a Simple Solution to a Big Probelm

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Listen here to see what else Charlie has to say about his invention, FibreFree By Brendan Mortensen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse University’s Charles Keppler is the co-inventor of FibreFree, a microfiber trapping device. About 70% of clothes are produced with materials containing synthetic fibers, such as polyester and nylon. When these clothes are washed, […]

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