Category "Waste"

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Two litter pickers collected 21 sacks of litter including over 150 plastic bottles, 78 used wet-wipes and 42 used dog poo bags.

25. Juni 2019 | via Inews.co.uk | Read more

Two litter pickers collected 21 sacks of litter including over 150 plastic bottles, 78 used wet-wipes and 42 used dog poo bags.

25. Juni 2019 | via Inews.co.uk | Read more
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On average, 48 per cent of supermarket packaging CANNOT be recycled. But some are worse than others...

24. Juni 2019 | via Housebeautiful.com | Read more

On average, 48 per cent of supermarket packaging CANNOT be recycled. But some are worse than others...

24. Juni 2019 | via Housebeautiful.com | Read more
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A Visual Communication student developed took matters into his own hands and came up with an inspired zero-waste packaging system you can also plant.

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

A Visual Communication student developed took matters into his own hands and came up with an inspired zero-waste packaging system you can also plant.

22. Juni 2019 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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Danilo Makio’s milk carton is half-recycled before you even open it. His design takes a familiar idea (for a lot of the world, if not America)–a bag of milk in a rigid jug–but opts to make the whole thing recyclable.

20. Juni 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

Danilo Makio’s milk carton is half-recycled before you even open it. His design takes a familiar idea (for a lot of the world, if not America)–a bag of milk in a rigid jug–but opts to make the whole thing recyclable.

20. Juni 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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Precycle is a zero-waste grocery store in Brooklyn that has opened for business. The store minimizes waste, selling in bulk rather than plastic.

17. Juni 2019 | via Treehugger.com | Read more

Precycle is a zero-waste grocery store in Brooklyn that has opened for business. The store minimizes waste, selling in bulk rather than plastic.

17. Juni 2019 | via Treehugger.com | Read more
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The solution to how we keep food fresh could well involve pinching a trick from nature – wrap it in an orange peel.

14. Juni 2019 | via Packagingeurope.com | Read more

The solution to how we keep food fresh could well involve pinching a trick from nature – wrap it in an orange peel.

14. Juni 2019 | via Packagingeurope.com | Read more
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Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.

11. Juni 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.

11. Juni 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
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A worrisome class of chemicals called PFAS are found in some compostable food containers and many other consumer items like nonstick cookware. The compounds can leach out of the containers and build up in compost.

07. Juni 2019 | via Sciencenews.org | Read more

A worrisome class of chemicals called PFAS are found in some compostable food containers and many other consumer items like nonstick cookware. The compounds can leach out of the containers and build up in compost.

07. Juni 2019 | via Sciencenews.org | Read more
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Loop brings back the old 'milkman model,' where products are delivered to your door at the same time empties are picked up, washed, refilled and readied for delivery to another customer.

03. Juni 2019 | via Greenbiz.com | Read more

Loop brings back the old 'milkman model,' where products are delivered to your door at the same time empties are picked up, washed, refilled and readied for delivery to another customer.

03. Juni 2019 | via Greenbiz.com | Read more
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The strongest trends in the packaging industry in 2019 all revolve around circular economy. Why? At least in the EU context, it’s driven primarily by political pressure and consumer perception regarding packaging.

25. Mai 2019 | via thinkstep.com | Read more

The strongest trends in the packaging industry in 2019 all revolve around circular economy. Why? At least in the EU context, it’s driven primarily by political pressure and consumer perception regarding packaging.

25. Mai 2019 | via thinkstep.com | Read more