Category "Waste"

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Engineered to stick around for decades—and potentially thousands of years or more—plastic continues its journey long after we throw it away.

11. May 2020 | via Fluxhawaii.com | Read more

Engineered to stick around for decades—and potentially thousands of years or more—plastic continues its journey long after we throw it away.

11. May 2020 | via Fluxhawaii.com | Read more
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Italian polystyrene specialist SCF Packaging has introduced a compostable closed-cell expanding material which biodegrades in four weeks.

09. May 2020 | via Packaging-gateway.com | Read more

Italian polystyrene specialist SCF Packaging has introduced a compostable closed-cell expanding material which biodegrades in four weeks.

09. May 2020 | via Packaging-gateway.com | Read more
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States are rolling back their plastic bag bans and restaurants are turning to single-use utensils to reopen in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

08. May 2020 | via Vice.com | Read more

States are rolling back their plastic bag bans and restaurants are turning to single-use utensils to reopen in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

08. May 2020 | via Vice.com | Read more
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Comparing the main bag choices—plastic, paper and cotton—in order to try to answer that question, what's environmentally responsible.

07. May 2020 | via Phys.org | Read more

Comparing the main bag choices—plastic, paper and cotton—in order to try to answer that question, what's environmentally responsible.

07. May 2020 | via Phys.org | Read more
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National Geographic recently convened a group that included CEOs, city officials, and recycling experts to talk about how we can bring the circular economy from concept to reality.

05. May 2020 | via Nationalgeographic.com | Read more

National Geographic recently convened a group that included CEOs, city officials, and recycling experts to talk about how we can bring the circular economy from concept to reality.

05. May 2020 | via Nationalgeographic.com | Read more
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Plastik mithilfe von Enzymen zerlegen und die Bausteine Bakterien schmackhaft machen, damit sie daraus Wertstoffe erzeugen. Ein europäischer Forscherverbund hat ein Konzept für ein biotechnisches Kunststoff-Upcycling entwickelt.

04. May 2020 | via Biooekonomie.de | Read more

Plastik mithilfe von Enzymen zerlegen und die Bausteine Bakterien schmackhaft machen, damit sie daraus Wertstoffe erzeugen. Ein europäischer Forscherverbund hat ein Konzept für ein biotechnisches Kunststoff-Upcycling entwickelt.

04. May 2020 | via Biooekonomie.de | Read more
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Canadian-based company Genecisdeveloped biological processes that convert food waste, otherwise destined for the landfill, into biodegradable plastics.

02. May 2020 | via Materialdistrict.com | Read more

Canadian-based company Genecisdeveloped biological processes that convert food waste, otherwise destined for the landfill, into biodegradable plastics.

02. May 2020 | via Materialdistrict.com | Read more
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Dutch company Plasticiet produced recycled plastic sheet material with a marbled, or pearlescent look, which they used to make a series of furniture.

30. April 2020 | via Materialdistrict.com | Read more

Dutch company Plasticiet produced recycled plastic sheet material with a marbled, or pearlescent look, which they used to make a series of furniture.

30. April 2020 | via Materialdistrict.com | Read more
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For the first time patches of floating macroplastics are detectable in optical data acquired by the European Space Agency Sentinel-2 satellites.

25. April 2020 | via Nature.com | Read more

For the first time patches of floating macroplastics are detectable in optical data acquired by the European Space Agency Sentinel-2 satellites.

25. April 2020 | via Nature.com | Read more
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Veronika Bátori, a researcher from Sweden, developed bioplastic materials derived from fruit waste with promising properties.

21. April 2020 | via Plasticfree-world.com | Read more

Veronika Bátori, a researcher from Sweden, developed bioplastic materials derived from fruit waste with promising properties.

21. April 2020 | via Plasticfree-world.com | Read more