Category "Waste"

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Domestic and industrial wastewater contains substrates and nutrients that could be used to produce biofuels and bioplastics.

07. Dezember 2018 | via Bioplasticnews.com | Read more

Domestic and industrial wastewater contains substrates and nutrients that could be used to produce biofuels and bioplastics.

07. Dezember 2018 | via Bioplasticnews.com | Read more
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One of the biggest concerns surrounding the proliferation of microplastics in the world's oceans is how they might move up the food web from smaller to larger marine life, eventually ending up in our stomachs.

06. Dezember 2018 | via Ecowatch.com | Read more

One of the biggest concerns surrounding the proliferation of microplastics in the world's oceans is how they might move up the food web from smaller to larger marine life, eventually ending up in our stomachs.

06. Dezember 2018 | via Ecowatch.com | Read more
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Microplastic from tyres and roads which end up in the ocean make up 89% of ultra fine particles found in the air around busy motorways.

04. Dezember 2018 | via Dailymail.co.uk | Read more

Microplastic from tyres and roads which end up in the ocean make up 89% of ultra fine particles found in the air around busy motorways.

04. Dezember 2018 | via Dailymail.co.uk | Read more
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Are biodegradable, compostable and bio-plastics really a better environmental solution? Richard McKinlay, Head of Circular Economy at Axion, offers his opinion.

29. November 2018 | via Axiongroup.co.uk | Read more

Are biodegradable, compostable and bio-plastics really a better environmental solution? Richard McKinlay, Head of Circular Economy at Axion, offers his opinion.

29. November 2018 | via Axiongroup.co.uk | Read more
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Environmental charity Greenpeace has released data following a nine-month study carried out across 42 countries - as it emerges that a truckload of plastic is dumped in the sea every MINUTE.

19. November 2018 | via Mirror.co.uk | Read more

Environmental charity Greenpeace has released data following a nine-month study carried out across 42 countries - as it emerges that a truckload of plastic is dumped in the sea every MINUTE.

19. November 2018 | via Mirror.co.uk | Read more
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Traditionally, plastic recycling processes involve using a lot of water. Ak Inovex from Mexico developed a technology that doesn't require liquids, and has the capacity to process materials such as styrofoam, polystyrene and ABS.

08. November 2018 | via Science X | Read more

Traditionally, plastic recycling processes involve using a lot of water. Ak Inovex from Mexico developed a technology that doesn't require liquids, and has the capacity to process materials such as styrofoam, polystyrene and ABS.

08. November 2018 | via Science X | Read more
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BioCellection chemically converts plastic trash into raw materials by using a catalyst to destabilize the long chain of carbons and then harvesting those carbons.

01. November 2018 | via DW Akademie | Read more

BioCellection chemically converts plastic trash into raw materials by using a catalyst to destabilize the long chain of carbons and then harvesting those carbons.

01. November 2018 | via DW Akademie | Read more
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The rise of bio based products, packaging in particular, is challenging our established recycling process since those systems aren’t able to recognise the difference between Bioplastics and petroleum based plastics.

26. Oktober 2018 | via Neue-verpackung.de | Read more

The rise of bio based products, packaging in particular, is challenging our established recycling process since those systems aren’t able to recognise the difference between Bioplastics and petroleum based plastics.

26. Oktober 2018 | via Neue-verpackung.de | Read more
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According to an article on QUARTZ, Livin Studio has, in collaboration with Utrecht University, developed a novel fungi food product grown on (plastic) waste, a prototype to grow it and culinary tools to eat it.

23. Oktober 2018 | via Quartz | Read more

According to an article on QUARTZ, Livin Studio has, in collaboration with Utrecht University, developed a novel fungi food product grown on (plastic) waste, a prototype to grow it and culinary tools to eat it.

23. Oktober 2018 | via Quartz | Read more
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According to an article on Dezeen.com British tea brand PG Tips is launching a new tea bag made from 100 % biodegradable plant-based materials, replacing its old design that included a proportion of polypropylene plastic.

22. Oktober 2018 | via dezeen.com | Read more

According to an article on Dezeen.com British tea brand PG Tips is launching a new tea bag made from 100 % biodegradable plant-based materials, replacing its old design that included a proportion of polypropylene plastic.

22. Oktober 2018 | via dezeen.com | Read more