Category "Plastics"

biorecycling

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
suitcasegraphene

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
PackScore-Sustainable-Design-Tool

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
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Ocean trash from around the world was used to create a limited edition of vacuum cleaners called “Vacs from the Sea”.

27. September 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

Ocean trash from around the world was used to create a limited edition of vacuum cleaners called “Vacs from the Sea”.

27. September 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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Researchers from the University of Valle de Atemajac in Zapopan, Mexico have created a biodegradable plastic from the juice of the prickly pear cactus.

26. September 2019 | via Forbes.com | Read more

Researchers from the University of Valle de Atemajac in Zapopan, Mexico have created a biodegradable plastic from the juice of the prickly pear cactus.

26. September 2019 | via Forbes.com | Read more
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Study finds 800,000 extra fibres are shed than on standard washing machine setting.

21. September 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Study finds 800,000 extra fibres are shed than on standard washing machine setting.

21. September 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
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CARBIOS breakthrough technology enables production of PET Bottles from 100% recycled plastic waste.

17. September 2019 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more

CARBIOS breakthrough technology enables production of PET Bottles from 100% recycled plastic waste.

17. September 2019 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more
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8 percent of all oil is used for the production of plastic. Bioplastic, on the other hand, is made at least partly from plant-based materials. There are two subcategories of bioplastics that are important to understand.

05. September 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

8 percent of all oil is used for the production of plastic. Bioplastic, on the other hand, is made at least partly from plant-based materials. There are two subcategories of bioplastics that are important to understand.

05. September 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardising oceans, coastlines and other environments.

03. September 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardising oceans, coastlines and other environments.

03. September 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
food_packaging

Bowls made of mushrooms, cups made from seaweed, and detergent-style pods for food: Designers worldwide are working hard to create alternatives to plastic.

29. August 2019 | via Nationalgeographic.com | Read more

Bowls made of mushrooms, cups made from seaweed, and detergent-style pods for food: Designers worldwide are working hard to create alternatives to plastic.

29. August 2019 | via Nationalgeographic.com | Read more