Category "Plastics"

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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
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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
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Compostable packaging is the innovation needed to tackle the problem of plastic pollution, writes Daphna Nissenbaum CEO and Founder of TIPA.

26. August 2019 | via Environmentjournal.online | Read more

Compostable packaging is the innovation needed to tackle the problem of plastic pollution, writes Daphna Nissenbaum CEO and Founder of TIPA.

26. August 2019 | via Environmentjournal.online | Read more
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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. July 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. July 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more