Category "Plastics"

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One of the biggest concerns surrounding the proliferation of microplastics in the world's oceans is how they might move up the food web from smaller to larger marine life, eventually ending up in our stomachs.

06. Dezember 2018 | via Ecowatch.com | Read more

One of the biggest concerns surrounding the proliferation of microplastics in the world's oceans is how they might move up the food web from smaller to larger marine life, eventually ending up in our stomachs.

06. Dezember 2018 | via Ecowatch.com | Read more
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Microplastic from tyres and roads which end up in the ocean make up 89% of ultra fine particles found in the air around busy motorways.

04. Dezember 2018 | via Dailymail.co.uk | Read more

Microplastic from tyres and roads which end up in the ocean make up 89% of ultra fine particles found in the air around busy motorways.

04. Dezember 2018 | via Dailymail.co.uk | Read more
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Are biodegradable, compostable and bio-plastics really a better environmental solution? Richard McKinlay, Head of Circular Economy at Axion, offers his opinion.

29. November 2018 | via Axiongroup.co.uk | Read more

Are biodegradable, compostable and bio-plastics really a better environmental solution? Richard McKinlay, Head of Circular Economy at Axion, offers his opinion.

29. November 2018 | via Axiongroup.co.uk | Read more
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The first fruit and biogenic packaging to be grown into a 3D printed mould.

23. November 2018 | via Bioplasticsnews.com | Read more

The first fruit and biogenic packaging to be grown into a 3D printed mould.

23. November 2018 | via Bioplasticsnews.com | Read more
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STU team in Bratislava develops second-generation bio-based bioplastic made of renewable raw materials which is biodegradable too.

20. November 2018 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more

STU team in Bratislava develops second-generation bio-based bioplastic made of renewable raw materials which is biodegradable too.

20. November 2018 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more
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Environmental charity Greenpeace has released data following a nine-month study carried out across 42 countries - as it emerges that a truckload of plastic is dumped in the sea every MINUTE.

19. November 2018 | via Mirror.co.uk | Read more

Environmental charity Greenpeace has released data following a nine-month study carried out across 42 countries - as it emerges that a truckload of plastic is dumped in the sea every MINUTE.

19. November 2018 | via Mirror.co.uk | Read more
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UK startup Recycling Technologies uses a mass producible, transportable machine located at waste and recycling sites to convert plastic back into its oil form - called Plaxx.

16. November 2018 | via Snapmunk.com | Read more

UK startup Recycling Technologies uses a mass producible, transportable machine located at waste and recycling sites to convert plastic back into its oil form - called Plaxx.

16. November 2018 | via Snapmunk.com | Read more
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One Canadian small business is using clean technology to turn carbon-packed food waste into biodegradable plastic.

15. November 2018 | via Chemarc.com | Read more

One Canadian small business is using clean technology to turn carbon-packed food waste into biodegradable plastic.

15. November 2018 | via Chemarc.com | Read more
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Researchers at the University of Alicante have developed a procedure that removes printed ink on plastic films used in flexible packaging getting a product free from ink and suitable for recycling.

13. November 2018 | via Phys.org | Read more

Researchers at the University of Alicante have developed a procedure that removes printed ink on plastic films used in flexible packaging getting a product free from ink and suitable for recycling.

13. November 2018 | via Phys.org | Read more
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Traditionally, plastic recycling processes involve using a lot of water. Ak Inovex from Mexico developed a technology that doesn't require liquids, and has the capacity to process materials such as styrofoam, polystyrene and ABS.

08. November 2018 | via Science X | Read more

Traditionally, plastic recycling processes involve using a lot of water. Ak Inovex from Mexico developed a technology that doesn't require liquids, and has the capacity to process materials such as styrofoam, polystyrene and ABS.

08. November 2018 | via Science X | Read more