Category "Plastics"

PET

A French company called Carbios has announced a process it says can infinitely recycle PET plastics using enzymes, even creating clear bottles from colored, post-consumer ones.

12. April 2019 | via Forbes.com | Read more

A French company called Carbios has announced a process it says can infinitely recycle PET plastics using enzymes, even creating clear bottles from colored, post-consumer ones.

12. April 2019 | via Forbes.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. April 2019 | via European-bioplastics.org | 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. April 2019 | via European-bioplastics.org | Read more
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Valdís Steinarsdóttir uses animal hides to create a plastic-like material which can then be used to package meat products from the same animal.

29. März 2019 | via Grapevine.is | Read more

Valdís Steinarsdóttir uses animal hides to create a plastic-like material which can then be used to package meat products from the same animal.

29. März 2019 | via Grapevine.is | Read more
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CARBIOS has announced to have successfully accomplished the production of first PET-bottles made with 100% Purified Terephthalic Acid (rPTA).

14. März 2019 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more

CARBIOS has announced to have successfully accomplished the production of first PET-bottles made with 100% Purified Terephthalic Acid (rPTA).

14. März 2019 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more
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Researchers found a way to turn plastic bottle waste into ultralight PET aerogels that are suitable for various applications, including heat insulation and carbon dioxide absorption.

07. März 2019 | via Sciencedaily.com | Read more

Researchers found a way to turn plastic bottle waste into ultralight PET aerogels that are suitable for various applications, including heat insulation and carbon dioxide absorption.

07. März 2019 | via Sciencedaily.com | Read more
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Scientist use fluorescent dyes to suss out the “missing” 99 percent of marine plastic waste.

28. Februar 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

Scientist use fluorescent dyes to suss out the “missing” 99 percent of marine plastic waste.

28. Februar 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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IBM researchers have discovered a catalytic chemical process that digests plastics into a substance which can be fed directly back into plastic manufacturing machines in order to make new products.

22. Februar 2019 | via Designboom.com | Read more

IBM researchers have discovered a catalytic chemical process that digests plastics into a substance which can be fed directly back into plastic manufacturing machines in order to make new products.

22. Februar 2019 | via Designboom.com | Read more
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After twelve years of research, in 1941 Henry Ford presented a groundbreaking invention: his hemp fuelled and cellulose-plastic prototype car.

31. Januar 2019 | via Verymagazine.org | Read more

After twelve years of research, in 1941 Henry Ford presented a groundbreaking invention: his hemp fuelled and cellulose-plastic prototype car.

31. Januar 2019 | via Verymagazine.org | Read more
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Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a wide range of industries and applications, will showcase a new recycled plastic tube.

21. Januar 2019 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more

Neopac, a global provider of high-quality packaging for a wide range of industries and applications, will showcase a new recycled plastic tube.

21. Januar 2019 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more
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Citizens are invited to bring their plastic waste to the lab, design their own custom street furniture, and 3D-print it with the help of a robotic arm and on-site recycling facilities.

18. Januar 2019 | via Designboom.com | Read more

Citizens are invited to bring their plastic waste to the lab, design their own custom street furniture, and 3D-print it with the help of a robotic arm and on-site recycling facilities.

18. Januar 2019 | via Designboom.com | Read more