Category "Waste"

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Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Italy’s port city of Genoa is making bioplastics from agro-waste. The institute has tied up with the city’s central vegetable market for sourcing raw material.

22. August 2019 | via Bioplasticsnews.com | Read more

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Italy’s port city of Genoa is making bioplastics from agro-waste. The institute has tied up with the city’s central vegetable market for sourcing raw material.

22. August 2019 | via Bioplasticsnews.com | 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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The co-founder of the Restart Project, shares the ways policymakers, designers and citizens can support a people-centred circular economy.

17. August 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

The co-founder of the Restart Project, shares the ways policymakers, designers and citizens can support a people-centred circular economy.

17. August 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
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Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has embarked on a four-year collaboration project in Pravia, Spain, to recover plastics from general domestic waste collections. If successful, it could be rolled out nationwide.

16. August 2019 | via Plasticsinpackaging.com | Read more

Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has embarked on a four-year collaboration project in Pravia, Spain, to recover plastics from general domestic waste collections. If successful, it could be rolled out nationwide.

16. August 2019 | via Plasticsinpackaging.com | Read more
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Partner aus Forschung und Industrie wollen in Bayern eine Demonstrationsanlage errichten, mit der erstmals auch Verpackungen aus Kunststoffverbünden recycelt werden können.

10. August 2019 | via Bbiooekonomie.de | Read more

Partner aus Forschung und Industrie wollen in Bayern eine Demonstrationsanlage errichten, mit der erstmals auch Verpackungen aus Kunststoffverbünden recycelt werden können.

10. August 2019 | via Bbiooekonomie.de | Read more
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Here is why some plastic packaging is necessary to prevent food waste and protect the environment.

09. August 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more

Here is why some plastic packaging is necessary to prevent food waste and protect the environment.

09. August 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more
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A growing number of startups are focused on providing containers and food-service items that can stay in circulation for weeks, months or years - and are recyclable at the end of life.

03. August 2019 | via Resource-recycling.com | Read more

A growing number of startups are focused on providing containers and food-service items that can stay in circulation for weeks, months or years - and are recyclable at the end of life.

03. August 2019 | via Resource-recycling.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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Bacteria and fungi might conjure up images of diseases and spoiled food, but they also do a lot of good. The billions of microbes in a handful of dead leaves, for example, act as nature's recyclers and regenerate nutrients needed for the next generation of plants to grow.

23. Juli 2019 | via Sciencedaily.com | Read more

Bacteria and fungi might conjure up images of diseases and spoiled food, but they also do a lot of good. The billions of microbes in a handful of dead leaves, for example, act as nature's recyclers and regenerate nutrients needed for the next generation of plants to grow.

23. Juli 2019 | via Sciencedaily.com | Read more
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ChuChu Design is an eco-friendly startup lifting families out of poverty with the art of upcycling.

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

ChuChu Design is an eco-friendly startup lifting families out of poverty with the art of upcycling.

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