Category "Initiatives"

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New labeling will assist shoppers in buying food and drinks that aren’t packaged in plastic. Campaign group A Plastic Planet is behind what’s called the Plastic Free Trust Mark.

08. Dezember 2018 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

New labeling will assist shoppers in buying food and drinks that aren’t packaged in plastic. Campaign group A Plastic Planet is behind what’s called the Plastic Free Trust Mark.

08. Dezember 2018 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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From packaging made out of organic waste to nano-engineering, the winners of the $2 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize provide real answers to the plastic problem.

06. November 2018 | via Circulatenews.org | Read more

From packaging made out of organic waste to nano-engineering, the winners of the $2 million New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize provide real answers to the plastic problem.

06. November 2018 | via Circulatenews.org | 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 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
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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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The Plastic Garbage Project is a traveling exhibition which spotlights the impact and effects of our ruthless way of consume on our environment. Take a tour and get a bigger picture!

04. Oktober 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more

The Plastic Garbage Project is a traveling exhibition which spotlights the impact and effects of our ruthless way of consume on our environment. Take a tour and get a bigger picture!

04. Oktober 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more
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Istanbul devised a more direct incentive to boost recycling rates by installing "reverse vending machines" that allow people to trade recyclables for credit on Istanbulkart cards, which are used to pay for public transportation.

28. September 2018 | via Big Think | Read more

Istanbul devised a more direct incentive to boost recycling rates by installing "reverse vending machines" that allow people to trade recyclables for credit on Istanbulkart cards, which are used to pay for public transportation.

28. September 2018 | via Big Think | 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