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Plastic is winding up in our ecosystems and it all comes back to us. Here are a few ways science is attempting to solve the problem.

22. September 2018 | via Futurism | Read more

Plastic is winding up in our ecosystems and it all comes back to us. Here are a few ways science is attempting to solve the problem.

22. September 2018 | via Futurism | Read more
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Biobrush Berlin is using a 100% garden compostable package which meets all industrial standards for mass production and retail.

21. September 2018 | via Repaq | Read more

Biobrush Berlin is using a 100% garden compostable package which meets all industrial standards for mass production and retail.

21. September 2018 | via Repaq | Read more
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A new gelatinous sphere called the Ooho contains one portion of water, then you can eat the packaging or put it in your compost bin.

21. September 2018 | via Fast Company | Read more

A new gelatinous sphere called the Ooho contains one portion of water, then you can eat the packaging or put it in your compost bin.

21. September 2018 | via Fast Company | Read more
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By 2025 100% of soft drinks plastic packaging to be recyclable with PET bottles containing a minimum of 25% recycled content on average, UNESDA states in a press release on its website.

14. September 2018 | via UNESDA Soft Drink Europe | Read more

By 2025 100% of soft drinks plastic packaging to be recyclable with PET bottles containing a minimum of 25% recycled content on average, UNESDA states in a press release on its website.

14. September 2018 | via UNESDA Soft Drink Europe | Read more
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Narrated by Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, this "mockumentary" video, hammers home the stark reality of California's plastic bag pollution situation.

13. September 2018 | via Heal The Bay | Read more

Narrated by Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, this "mockumentary" video, hammers home the stark reality of California's plastic bag pollution situation.

13. September 2018 | via Heal The Bay | Read more
packagingLaw

From 1st January 2019 onwards every business that brings plastic packaging onto the German market must register with “Zentrale Stelle” via the new packaging register system LUCID.

11. September 2018 | Read more

From 1st January 2019 onwards every business that brings plastic packaging onto the German market must register with “Zentrale Stelle” via the new packaging register system LUCID.

11. September 2018 | Read more
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On 9 September 2018, the world's first ocean cleanup system started its journey towards the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

10. September 2018 | via The Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation | Read more

On 9 September 2018, the world's first ocean cleanup system started its journey towards the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

10. September 2018 | via The Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation | Read more
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Civil Integrity is hosting a demonstration against plastic. Meeting point is Museumsinsel / Bodestraße on 15 September 2018, at 12:30 pm. Save the date!

04. September 2018 | via civilintegrity.org | Read more

Civil Integrity is hosting a demonstration against plastic. Meeting point is Museumsinsel / Bodestraße on 15 September 2018, at 12:30 pm. Save the date!

04. September 2018 | via civilintegrity.org | Read more
Bioplastics

Bio-based plastics can reduce waste, but only if we invest in both making and getting rid of them, says Danny Ducat, an assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology from Michigan State University.

24. August 2018 | via The Conversation Global | Read more

Bio-based plastics can reduce waste, but only if we invest in both making and getting rid of them, says Danny Ducat, an assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology from Michigan State University.

24. August 2018 | via The Conversation Global | Read more
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Up to 95% of river-borne plastic comes from just 10 rivers, scientists at the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research in Leipzig, Germany have found.

24. August 2018 | via Daily Mail Online | Read more

Up to 95% of river-borne plastic comes from just 10 rivers, scientists at the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research in Leipzig, Germany have found.

24. August 2018 | via Daily Mail Online | Read more