Category "Waste"

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Cigarette filters are composed of thousands of cellulose acetate fibres, contain thousands of chemicals and take years to disappear from the environment.

16. September 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more

Cigarette filters are composed of thousands of cellulose acetate fibres, contain thousands of chemicals and take years to disappear from the environment.

16. September 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more
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Black soldier fly maggots provide a zero waste option for organic recycling, according to Jeff Tomberlin, professor in the department of entomology at Texas A&M University.

14. September 2019 | via Phys.org | Read more

Black soldier fly maggots provide a zero waste option for organic recycling, according to Jeff Tomberlin, professor in the department of entomology at Texas A&M University.

14. September 2019 | via Phys.org | Read more
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Biofase has found an ingenious way to recycle discarded avocado pits. The Mexican company turns them into eco-friendly utensils.

09. September 2019 | via Mymodernmet.com | Read more

Biofase has found an ingenious way to recycle discarded avocado pits. The Mexican company turns them into eco-friendly utensils.

09. September 2019 | via Mymodernmet.com | Read more
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O Calme combines two products: the bubble bath and the exfoliating scrub. One is the content and the other is the container.

07. September 2019 | via Worldbranddesign.com | Read more

O Calme combines two products: the bubble bath and the exfoliating scrub. One is the content and the other is the container.

07. September 2019 | via Worldbranddesign.com | Read more
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The people of Kamikatsu have Zen-like patience when it comes to recycling. The Village aims to go “zero waste” and has 45 separate categories of recycling items.

06. September 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

The people of Kamikatsu have Zen-like patience when it comes to recycling. The Village aims to go “zero waste” and has 45 separate categories of recycling items.

06. September 2019 | via Fastcompany.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
CirEco

Australians, for example, landfill 2,500 tonnes of waste per hour, every hour, of every day, 365 days a year.

02. September 2019 | via Blog.mraconsulting.com.au | Read more

Australians, for example, landfill 2,500 tonnes of waste per hour, every hour, of every day, 365 days a year.

02. September 2019 | via Blog.mraconsulting.com.au | 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
agro-waste-bioplastics

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