Category "Plastics"

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Smart infographics show the track of our garbage into the world's oceans and its effects and consequences.

05. October 2018 | via Alfred Wagner Institut | Read more

Smart infographics show the track of our garbage into the world's oceans and its effects and consequences.

05. October 2018 | via Alfred Wagner Institut | Read more
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The Plastic Garbage Project is a traveling exhibition which spotlights the impact and effects of our ruthless way of consume on our environment. Take a tour and get a bigger picture!

04. October 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more

The Plastic Garbage Project is a traveling exhibition which spotlights the impact and effects of our ruthless way of consume on our environment. Take a tour and get a bigger picture!

04. October 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more
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Scientists have discovered that various brands of table salt sold in China contain microplastic particles. The highest proportion of plastic was found in sea salt, according to a paper from researchers at Shanghai’s East China Normal University.

03. October 2018 | Read more

Scientists have discovered that various brands of table salt sold in China contain microplastic particles. The highest proportion of plastic was found in sea salt, according to a paper from researchers at Shanghai’s East China Normal University.

03. October 2018 | Read more
worldindata

These slides provide a global overview of plastics production, waste, and pollution of our oceans. They are designed to provide a summary of the plastics challenge and what this tells us about how to address it.

02. October 2018 | via Ourworldindata.org | Read more

These slides provide a global overview of plastics production, waste, and pollution of our oceans. They are designed to provide a summary of the plastics challenge and what this tells us about how to address it.

02. October 2018 | via Ourworldindata.org | Read more
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The first PlasticRoad bike path is 30 meters long and contains recycled plastic equivalent to more than 218.000 plastic cups or 500.000 plastic bottle caps.

01. October 2018 | via PlasticRoad.eu | Read more

The first PlasticRoad bike path is 30 meters long and contains recycled plastic equivalent to more than 218.000 plastic cups or 500.000 plastic bottle caps.

01. October 2018 | via PlasticRoad.eu | Read more
istanbulkart

Istanbul devised a more direct incentive to boost recycling rates by installing "reverse vending machines" that allow people to trade recyclables for credit on Istanbulkart cards, which are used to pay for public transportation.

28. September 2018 | via Big Think | Read more

Istanbul devised a more direct incentive to boost recycling rates by installing "reverse vending machines" that allow people to trade recyclables for credit on Istanbulkart cards, which are used to pay for public transportation.

28. September 2018 | via Big Think | Read more
open source machine

Take one of the world’s most accessible waste products, plastic, and turn it into a resource with a Precious Plastic V2.0 setup.

25. September 2018 | via Gottaclue.com | Read more

Take one of the world’s most accessible waste products, plastic, and turn it into a resource with a Precious Plastic V2.0 setup.

25. September 2018 | via Gottaclue.com | Read more
crab_shell_plastic

Researchers have created a material derived from crab shells and tree fibers that has the potential to replace the flexible plastic packaging used to keep food fresh.

24. September 2018 | via Science X | Read more

Researchers have created a material derived from crab shells and tree fibers that has the potential to replace the flexible plastic packaging used to keep food fresh.

24. September 2018 | via Science X | Read more
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By 2025 100% of soft drinks plastic packaging to be recyclable with PET bottles containing a minimum of 25% recycled content on average, UNESDA states in a press release on its website.

14. September 2018 | via UNESDA Soft Drink Europe | Read more

By 2025 100% of soft drinks plastic packaging to be recyclable with PET bottles containing a minimum of 25% recycled content on average, UNESDA states in a press release on its website.

14. September 2018 | via UNESDA Soft Drink Europe | Read more
Bioplastics

Bio-based plastics can reduce waste, but only if we invest in both making and getting rid of them, says Danny Ducat, an assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology from Michigan State University.

24. August 2018 | via The Conversation Global | Read more

Bio-based plastics can reduce waste, but only if we invest in both making and getting rid of them, says Danny Ducat, an assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology from Michigan State University.

24. August 2018 | via The Conversation Global | Read more