Category "Plastics"

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Researchers at IBM developed the process, called VolCat, as an alternative to traditional recycling.

06. Januar 2020 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

Researchers at IBM developed the process, called VolCat, as an alternative to traditional recycling.

06. Januar 2020 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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Von Discountern und internationalen Getränkekonzernen werden immer mehr Einweg-Plastikflaschen in den Markt gedrückt. Doch neben dem Ressourcenverbrauch belastet dies vor allem das Klima.

02. Januar 2020 | via Dhu.de | Read more

Von Discountern und internationalen Getränkekonzernen werden immer mehr Einweg-Plastikflaschen in den Markt gedrückt. Doch neben dem Ressourcenverbrauch belastet dies vor allem das Klima.

02. Januar 2020 | via Dhu.de | Read more
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Kazakhstani designer Enis Akiev has developed a method for turning single-use plastic packaging into tiles, by emulating the organic process of rock formation.

31. Dezember 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

Kazakhstani designer Enis Akiev has developed a method for turning single-use plastic packaging into tiles, by emulating the organic process of rock formation.

31. Dezember 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more
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The Ocean Cleanup’s device — a 2,000-foot long floating tube that skims the surface of the water to catch plastic trash—has returned to shore.

13. Dezember 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

The Ocean Cleanup’s device — a 2,000-foot long floating tube that skims the surface of the water to catch plastic trash—has returned to shore.

13. Dezember 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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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