Category "Plastics"

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Researchers at IBM developed a catalytic chemical process that digests certain plastics, like PET, into a substance that can directly be reused in the manufacturing of new plastic.

20. August 2019 | via Materialdistrict.com | Read more

Researchers at IBM developed a catalytic chemical process that digests certain plastics, like PET, into a substance that can directly be reused in the manufacturing of new plastic.

20. August 2019 | via Materialdistrict.com | Read more
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BPA, PET, HDPE. You’re trying to do the right thing by recycling, following health alerts and shopping wisely, but you’re not fluent in molecular chemistry? Here you go.

29. Juli 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

BPA, PET, HDPE. You’re trying to do the right thing by recycling, following health alerts and shopping wisely, but you’re not fluent in molecular chemistry? Here you go.

29. Juli 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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Hansen Packaging has created a range of lightweight jars made from renewable sources such as hemp for the cannabis industry as part of plans to restrict the use of plastics.

11. Juli 2019 | via Packaging-gateway.com | Read more

Hansen Packaging has created a range of lightweight jars made from renewable sources such as hemp for the cannabis industry as part of plans to restrict the use of plastics.

11. Juli 2019 | via Packaging-gateway.com | Read more
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In the washing machine, abrasion of clothes removes tiny fibres which are too small to be caught by the machine’s filters. This may add up to hundreds of thousands of fibres from a single wash.

08. Juli 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more

In the washing machine, abrasion of clothes removes tiny fibres which are too small to be caught by the machine’s filters. This may add up to hundreds of thousands of fibres from a single wash.

08. Juli 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more
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Two litter pickers collected 21 sacks of litter including over 150 plastic bottles, 78 used wet-wipes and 42 used dog poo bags.

25. Juni 2019 | via Inews.co.uk | Read more

Two litter pickers collected 21 sacks of litter including over 150 plastic bottles, 78 used wet-wipes and 42 used dog poo bags.

25. Juni 2019 | via Inews.co.uk | Read more
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Precycle is a zero-waste grocery store in Brooklyn that has opened for business. The store minimizes waste, selling in bulk rather than plastic.

17. Juni 2019 | via Treehugger.com | Read more

Precycle is a zero-waste grocery store in Brooklyn that has opened for business. The store minimizes waste, selling in bulk rather than plastic.

17. Juni 2019 | via Treehugger.com | Read more
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Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.

11. Juni 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.

11. Juni 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
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Im Rahmen des Förderprogramms Nachwachsende Rohstoffe des Bundesministeriums für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) wurde das Projekt Bio-Barrierefolien (Biobafol) gestartet.

31. Mai 2019 | via Neue-verpackung.de | Read more

Im Rahmen des Förderprogramms Nachwachsende Rohstoffe des Bundesministeriums für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) wurde das Projekt Bio-Barrierefolien (Biobafol) gestartet.

31. Mai 2019 | via Neue-verpackung.de | Read more
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In a new position paper, “Recycling Bioplastics,” experts from Fraunhofer UMSICHT took a closer look at the material group of bioplastics and wondered: Are bioplastics compatible with recycling?

27. Mai 2019 | via Britishplastics.co.uk | Read more

In a new position paper, “Recycling Bioplastics,” experts from Fraunhofer UMSICHT took a closer look at the material group of bioplastics and wondered: Are bioplastics compatible with recycling?

27. Mai 2019 | via Britishplastics.co.uk | Read more
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Spanish manufacturer of hand-made lamps, PET Lamp, creates colorful collections of pendant lamps using indigenous craft techniques from all over the world.

24. Mai 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

Spanish manufacturer of hand-made lamps, PET Lamp, creates colorful collections of pendant lamps using indigenous craft techniques from all over the world.

24. Mai 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more