Category "Plastics"

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In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic. Now, researchers from DTU will speed up the process to put plastic waste to use.

09. Dezember 2019 | via eppm.com | Read more

In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic. Now, researchers from DTU will speed up the process to put plastic waste to use.

09. Dezember 2019 | via eppm.com | Read more
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Global plastic consumption is gargantuan. It needs to be discussed in terms of hundreds of years and billions of tons. But to most, those digits don't mean anything.

11. November 2019 | via qz.com | Read more

Global plastic consumption is gargantuan. It needs to be discussed in terms of hundreds of years and billions of tons. But to most, those digits don't mean anything.

11. November 2019 | via qz.com | Read more
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Besides textiles and cosmetics, QMILK also produces a 100% organic plastic which is completely biodegradable, naturally antibacterial and offers excellent dermatological properties.

07. November 2019 | via Qmilkfiber.eu | Read more

Besides textiles and cosmetics, QMILK also produces a 100% organic plastic which is completely biodegradable, naturally antibacterial and offers excellent dermatological properties.

07. November 2019 | via Qmilkfiber.eu | Read more
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The Ocean Cleanup ‘Interceptor’ Aims to Extract up to 50,000 kg of Plastic Waste Per Day from Rivers Around the World.

04. November 2019 | via Environmentalleader.com | Read more

The Ocean Cleanup ‘Interceptor’ Aims to Extract up to 50,000 kg of Plastic Waste Per Day from Rivers Around the World.

04. November 2019 | via Environmentalleader.com | Read more
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Rotterdam-based research & design studio the new raw has further expanded its ‘print your city’ initiative with the zero waste lab in thessaloniki, greece.

01. November 2019 | via Designboom.com | Read more

Rotterdam-based research & design studio the new raw has further expanded its ‘print your city’ initiative with the zero waste lab in thessaloniki, greece.

01. November 2019 | via Designboom.com | Read more
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A fleet of self-sustaining vessels will collect and process mixed plastic in the world’s waterways, a nonprofit organization announced this month.

24. Oktober 2019 | via Resource-recycling.com | Read more

A fleet of self-sustaining vessels will collect and process mixed plastic in the world’s waterways, a nonprofit organization announced this month.

24. Oktober 2019 | via Resource-recycling.com | Read more
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London-based design firm “PriestmanGoode” has launched a sustainably made in-flight meal tray meant for passengers, as part of its ‘Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink’ project.

21. Oktober 2019 | via Euronews.com | Read more

London-based design firm “PriestmanGoode” has launched a sustainably made in-flight meal tray meant for passengers, as part of its ‘Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink’ project.

21. Oktober 2019 | via Euronews.com | Read more
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The process lets any plastic—say a polyester shirt—be recycled into any other plastic (like a clear water bottle). It could fundamentally change the market for recycling.

19. Oktober 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

The process lets any plastic—say a polyester shirt—be recycled into any other plastic (like a clear water bottle). It could fundamentally change the market for recycling.

19. Oktober 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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A prototype for a graphene- based smart suitcase made of 100 percent of recycled plastic has been developed in collaboration with The University of Manchester.

10. Oktober 2019 | Read more

A prototype for a graphene- based smart suitcase made of 100 percent of recycled plastic has been developed in collaboration with The University of Manchester.

10. Oktober 2019 | Read more
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The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has launched PackScore, a sustainable plastic packaging design tool for brands, designers and retailers.

01. Oktober 2019 | via Packaging-gateway.com | Read more

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has launched PackScore, a sustainable plastic packaging design tool for brands, designers and retailers.

01. Oktober 2019 | via Packaging-gateway.com | Read more