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Nearly every plastic that has ever been synthesized still exists in some artificial form. While UV light and wave action fragment plastic pollution, those particles retain the chemical properties of plastic and are toxic to wildlife. Because plastic doesn’t biodegrade, marine plastics will persist in the ecosystem for thousands of years.

03. November 2018 | via Howtoconserve.org | Read more

Nearly every plastic that has ever been synthesized still exists in some artificial form. While UV light and wave action fragment plastic pollution, those particles retain the chemical properties of plastic and are toxic to wildlife. Because plastic doesn’t biodegrade, marine plastics will persist in the ecosystem for thousands of years.

03. November 2018 | via Howtoconserve.org | Read more
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For those who find traditional gyms a bit too stifling but still want to get into shape, a new trend that adds an interesting twist to exercise might be the thing for you: Plogging.

02. November 2018 | via Global Times | Read more

For those who find traditional gyms a bit too stifling but still want to get into shape, a new trend that adds an interesting twist to exercise might be the thing for you: Plogging.

02. November 2018 | via Global Times | Read more
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BioCellection chemically converts plastic trash into raw materials by using a catalyst to destabilize the long chain of carbons and then harvesting those carbons.

01. November 2018 | via DW Akademie | Read more

BioCellection chemically converts plastic trash into raw materials by using a catalyst to destabilize the long chain of carbons and then harvesting those carbons.

01. November 2018 | via DW Akademie | Read more
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UK start-up Aeropowder won the 2018 Green Alley Award last week for its sustainable insulation material made from waste chicken feathers.

30. Oktober 2018 | via Resource.co | Read more

UK start-up Aeropowder won the 2018 Green Alley Award last week for its sustainable insulation material made from waste chicken feathers.

30. Oktober 2018 | via Resource.co | Read more
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Dutch designers Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros have developed a bioplastic made from algae, that can be used to 3D print objects.

29. Oktober 2018 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

Dutch designers Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros have developed a bioplastic made from algae, that can be used to 3D print objects.

29. Oktober 2018 | via Dezeen.com | Read more
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Royal College of Art student Hana Mitsui has developed a process to transform deadstock fabrics into luxurious new garments.

27. Oktober 2018 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

Royal College of Art student Hana Mitsui has developed a process to transform deadstock fabrics into luxurious new garments.

27. Oktober 2018 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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The rise of bio based products, packaging in particular, is challenging our established recycling process since those systems aren’t able to recognise the difference between Bioplastics and petroleum based plastics.

26. Oktober 2018 | via Neue-verpackung.de | Read more

The rise of bio based products, packaging in particular, is challenging our established recycling process since those systems aren’t able to recognise the difference between Bioplastics and petroleum based plastics.

26. Oktober 2018 | via Neue-verpackung.de | Read more
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Ocean Cleanup’s System 001 finally arrived at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

24. Oktober 2018 | via The Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation | Read more

Ocean Cleanup’s System 001 finally arrived at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

24. Oktober 2018 | via The Ocean Cleanup North Pacific Foundation | Read more
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According to an article on QUARTZ, Livin Studio has, in collaboration with Utrecht University, developed a novel fungi food product grown on (plastic) waste, a prototype to grow it and culinary tools to eat it.

23. Oktober 2018 | via Quartz | Read more

According to an article on QUARTZ, Livin Studio has, in collaboration with Utrecht University, developed a novel fungi food product grown on (plastic) waste, a prototype to grow it and culinary tools to eat it.

23. Oktober 2018 | via Quartz | Read more
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According to an article on Dezeen.com British tea brand PG Tips is launching a new tea bag made from 100 % biodegradable plant-based materials, replacing its old design that included a proportion of polypropylene plastic.

22. Oktober 2018 | via dezeen.com | Read more

According to an article on Dezeen.com British tea brand PG Tips is launching a new tea bag made from 100 % biodegradable plant-based materials, replacing its old design that included a proportion of polypropylene plastic.

22. Oktober 2018 | via dezeen.com | Read more