Category "Waste"

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Either don’t use plastic bags or be far more cautious about how you dispose of them.

07. January 2019 | via Triblive.com | Read more

Either don’t use plastic bags or be far more cautious about how you dispose of them.

07. January 2019 | via Triblive.com | Read more
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Our planet has a plastic problem. Of the billions of tons produced, only a small part, less than 10%, has been recycled. The rest is thrown into dumps. It is burnt, or ends up in the ocean.

03. January 2019 | via Euronews.com | Read more

Our planet has a plastic problem. Of the billions of tons produced, only a small part, less than 10%, has been recycled. The rest is thrown into dumps. It is burnt, or ends up in the ocean.

03. January 2019 | via Euronews.com | Read more
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A Spanish company is rolling out a deinking technology capable of removing pigments from a variety of recovered resins, a step that eases processing and boosts value.

28. December 2018 | via Resource-recycling.com | Read more

A Spanish company is rolling out a deinking technology capable of removing pigments from a variety of recovered resins, a step that eases processing and boosts value.

28. December 2018 | via Resource-recycling.com | Read more
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BASF’s ChemCycling project is a new innovative way to reutilize the plastic wastes by thermochemical processes to produce syngas or oils.

18. December 2018 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more

BASF’s ChemCycling project is a new innovative way to reutilize the plastic wastes by thermochemical processes to produce syngas or oils.

18. December 2018 | via Plasticsinsight.com | Read more
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Imports of 16 types of solid waste, including compressed car scraps and scrapped ships, will be banned from Dec 31, and another 16 types will be banned from the end of next year. China will completely stop importing solid waste by the end of 2020.

13. December 2018 | via Chinadaily.com | Read more

Imports of 16 types of solid waste, including compressed car scraps and scrapped ships, will be banned from Dec 31, and another 16 types will be banned from the end of next year. China will completely stop importing solid waste by the end of 2020.

13. December 2018 | via Chinadaily.com | Read more
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Domestic and industrial wastewater contains substrates and nutrients that could be used to produce biofuels and bioplastics.

07. December 2018 | via Bioplasticnews.com | Read more

Domestic and industrial wastewater contains substrates and nutrients that could be used to produce biofuels and bioplastics.

07. December 2018 | via Bioplasticnews.com | Read more
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One of the biggest concerns surrounding the proliferation of microplastics in the world's oceans is how they might move up the food web from smaller to larger marine life, eventually ending up in our stomachs.

06. December 2018 | via Ecowatch.com | Read more

One of the biggest concerns surrounding the proliferation of microplastics in the world's oceans is how they might move up the food web from smaller to larger marine life, eventually ending up in our stomachs.

06. December 2018 | via Ecowatch.com | Read more
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Microplastic from tyres and roads which end up in the ocean make up 89% of ultra fine particles found in the air around busy motorways.

04. December 2018 | via Dailymail.co.uk | Read more

Microplastic from tyres and roads which end up in the ocean make up 89% of ultra fine particles found in the air around busy motorways.

04. December 2018 | via Dailymail.co.uk | Read more
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Are biodegradable, compostable and bio-plastics really a better environmental solution? Richard McKinlay, Head of Circular Economy at Axion, offers his opinion.

29. November 2018 | via Axiongroup.co.uk | Read more

Are biodegradable, compostable and bio-plastics really a better environmental solution? Richard McKinlay, Head of Circular Economy at Axion, offers his opinion.

29. November 2018 | via Axiongroup.co.uk | Read more
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Environmental charity Greenpeace has released data following a nine-month study carried out across 42 countries - as it emerges that a truckload of plastic is dumped in the sea every MINUTE.

19. November 2018 | via Mirror.co.uk | Read more

Environmental charity Greenpeace has released data following a nine-month study carried out across 42 countries - as it emerges that a truckload of plastic is dumped in the sea every MINUTE.

19. November 2018 | via Mirror.co.uk | Read more