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

15. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 2018 | via Hubcap Creatures | Read more

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

10. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 2018 | via European Bioplastics | Read more
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The original recycling symbol was designed by Gary Anderson in a logo design contest held by Bill Loyd, the graphic designer at Container Corporation of America in 1970.

07. October 2018 | Read more

The original recycling symbol was designed by Gary Anderson in a logo design contest held by Bill Loyd, the graphic designer at Container Corporation of America in 1970.

07. October 2018 | Read more
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Tiny plastic particles are often used in your cosmetics and personal care products as a scrubbing agent, emulsifying agent or just as cheap fillers! Washing your face or brushing your teeth with the cosmetics containing microplastics can harm the ocean, yourself and your children. Beat the Microbead!

06. October 2018 | via Beatthemicrobead.org | Read more

Tiny plastic particles are often used in your cosmetics and personal care products as a scrubbing agent, emulsifying agent or just as cheap fillers! Washing your face or brushing your teeth with the cosmetics containing microplastics can harm the ocean, yourself and your children. Beat the Microbead!

06. October 2018 | via Beatthemicrobead.org | Read more
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Smart infographics show the track of our garbage into the world's oceans and its effects and consequences.

05. October 2018 | via Alfred Wagner Institut | Read more

Smart infographics show the track of our garbage into the world's oceans and its effects and consequences.

05. October 2018 | via Alfred Wagner Institut | Read more