Category "Waste"

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In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic. Now, researchers from DTU will speed up the process to put plastic waste to use.

09. Dezember 2019 | via eppm.com | Read more

In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic. Now, researchers from DTU will speed up the process to put plastic waste to use.

09. Dezember 2019 | via eppm.com | Read more
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The world is beginning to understand the threat of global plastic waste, according to the renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.

07. Dezember 2019 | Read more

The world is beginning to understand the threat of global plastic waste, according to the renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.

07. Dezember 2019 | Read more
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Indonesia has become a dumping ground for vast quantities of the world’s unwanted plastic since China banned imports of foreign plastic waste in 2017.

06. Dezember 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more

Indonesia has become a dumping ground for vast quantities of the world’s unwanted plastic since China banned imports of foreign plastic waste in 2017.

06. Dezember 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more
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The new technology is expected to reduce our dependency on products made from petrochemicals.

05. Dezember 2019 | via Bioplasticsnews.com | Read more

The new technology is expected to reduce our dependency on products made from petrochemicals.

05. Dezember 2019 | via Bioplasticsnews.com | Read more
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Working with a few fashion friends Rachel Kelly designed patterns for three tote bags and started to put the recycled material to use.

03. Dezember 2019 | via Fashionjournal.com.au | Read more

Working with a few fashion friends Rachel Kelly designed patterns for three tote bags and started to put the recycled material to use.

03. Dezember 2019 | via Fashionjournal.com.au | Read more
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Greenpeace calls for global action over nets, lines and traps that are deadly for marine life.

28. November 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Greenpeace calls for global action over nets, lines and traps that are deadly for marine life.

28. November 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
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About 4.5 trillion cigarette filters are discarded every year, most containing cellulose acetate, a plastic that can take 10 years to biodegrade.

23. November 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more

About 4.5 trillion cigarette filters are discarded every year, most containing cellulose acetate, a plastic that can take 10 years to biodegrade.

23. November 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more
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Without business and policy model changes, resource use will more than double from current levels to 190 billion tonnes by 2060 and far exceed our planetary boundaries.

19. November 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more

Without business and policy model changes, resource use will more than double from current levels to 190 billion tonnes by 2060 and far exceed our planetary boundaries.

19. November 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more
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Chip[s] Board is a biodegradable alternative to MDF that is made from non-food-grade industrial potato waste.

12. November 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

Chip[s] Board is a biodegradable alternative to MDF that is made from non-food-grade industrial potato waste.

12. November 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more
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Global plastic consumption is gargantuan. It needs to be discussed in terms of hundreds of years and billions of tons. But to most, those digits don't mean anything.

11. November 2019 | via qz.com | Read more

Global plastic consumption is gargantuan. It needs to be discussed in terms of hundreds of years and billions of tons. But to most, those digits don't mean anything.

11. November 2019 | via qz.com | Read more