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Production has started on a range of sustainable LEGO® elements made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane. The new sustainable LEGO ‘botanical’ elements will come in varieties including leaves, bushes and trees.

19. Oktober 2018 | via LEGO.com | Read more

Production has started on a range of sustainable LEGO® elements made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane. The new sustainable LEGO ‘botanical’ elements will come in varieties including leaves, bushes and trees.

19. Oktober 2018 | via LEGO.com | Read more
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Car tyres are a major global waste problem. Collectively we drive 1.5 billion tyres to the end of their useful lives every year. Blake McFarland primarily uses recycled rubber tires to create amazing life-like human/animal sculptures.

17. Oktober 2018 | via Blakemcfarland.com | Read more

Car tyres are a major global waste problem. Collectively we drive 1.5 billion tyres to the end of their useful lives every year. Blake McFarland primarily uses recycled rubber tires to create amazing life-like human/animal sculptures.

17. Oktober 2018 | via Blakemcfarland.com | Read more
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Crafting plastics! studio is an interdisciplinary team focusing on material and design research. By offering design concepts and prototypes, as well as our 100% oil-free and compostable material – a new generation of bioplastic emerges.

16. Oktober 2018 | via Crafting Plastics! Studio | Read more

Crafting plastics! studio is an interdisciplinary team focusing on material and design research. By offering design concepts and prototypes, as well as our 100% oil-free and compostable material – a new generation of bioplastic emerges.

16. Oktober 2018 | via Crafting Plastics! Studio | Read more
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According to their website, Full Cycle PHA is produced naturally by bacteria using mixed organic waste as raw material.

15. Oktober 2018 | via fullcyclebioplastics.com | Read more

According to their website, Full Cycle PHA is produced naturally by bacteria using mixed organic waste as raw material.

15. Oktober 2018 | via fullcyclebioplastics.com | Read more
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Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering came up with a bioplastic isolated from shrimp shells. It’s made from chitosan, a form of chitin - the second-most abundant organic material on Earth.

13. Oktober 2018 | via Wyss Institute Communications | Read more

Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering came up with a bioplastic isolated from shrimp shells. It’s made from chitosan, a form of chitin - the second-most abundant organic material on Earth.

13. Oktober 2018 | via Wyss Institute Communications | Read more
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After almost four years of development, Mondi and Werner & Mertz will introduce a new, patented innovation in 2019: a 100-percent recyclable pouch with detachable decorative panels.

12. Oktober 2018 | via Werner & Mertz Group | Read more

After almost four years of development, Mondi and Werner & Mertz will introduce a new, patented innovation in 2019: a 100-percent recyclable pouch with detachable decorative panels.

12. Oktober 2018 | via Werner & Mertz Group | Read more
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Making all plastic packages recyclable by 2030 is among the goals of a new strategy the European Parliament is examining. The new measures will help European countries reduce the amount of plastic waste they still produce and limit its devastating impact on our environment, climate, health and economy.

11. Oktober 2018 | via European Parliament | Read more

Making all plastic packages recyclable by 2030 is among the goals of a new strategy the European Parliament is examining. The new measures will help European countries reduce the amount of plastic waste they still produce and limit its devastating impact on our environment, climate, health and economy.

11. Oktober 2018 | via European Parliament | Read more
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British artist Ptolemy Elrington turns old hubcaps into animal-like sculptures called 'Hubcap Creatures'.

10. Oktober 2018 | via Hubcap Creatures | Read more

British artist Ptolemy Elrington turns old hubcaps into animal-like sculptures called 'Hubcap Creatures'.

10. Oktober 2018 | via Hubcap Creatures | Read more
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In the United Kingdom, the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in London published their State of the World’s Fungi 2018 report that references studies showing that fungi can speed up the breakdown of plastic waste and are optimal feedstock for biofuels, building materials, and other uses.

09. Oktober 2018 | via nuudigest.com | Read more

In the United Kingdom, the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in London published their State of the World’s Fungi 2018 report that references studies showing that fungi can speed up the breakdown of plastic waste and are optimal feedstock for biofuels, building materials, and other uses.

09. Oktober 2018 | via nuudigest.com | Read more
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According to European Bioplastics, a plastic material is defined as a bioplastic if it is either biobased, biodegradable, or features both properties.

08. Oktober 2018 | via European Bioplastics | Read more

According to European Bioplastics, a plastic material is defined as a bioplastic if it is either biobased, biodegradable, or features both properties.

08. Oktober 2018 | via European Bioplastics | Read more