Category "Waste"

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After years of depressing images of huge fields strewn with abandoned tents and rubbish in the aftermath of music festivals, it was heartening to hear Glastonbury Festival organisers claim that 99% of festival-goers’ tents were picked up after the festival.

19. July 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more

After years of depressing images of huge fields strewn with abandoned tents and rubbish in the aftermath of music festivals, it was heartening to hear Glastonbury Festival organisers claim that 99% of festival-goers’ tents were picked up after the festival.

19. July 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more
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Deborah Williams takes a look at the current state of the compostable packaging market, the misconceptions around it and where it could go in the next five to ten years.

16. July 2019 | via Packaging-gateway.com | Read more

Deborah Williams takes a look at the current state of the compostable packaging market, the misconceptions around it and where it could go in the next five to ten years.

16. July 2019 | via Packaging-gateway.com | Read more
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Here is everything you need to understand recycling contamination facts, common contaminants, and how you can help make move our planet toward a more circular economy.

09. July 2019 | via Rubiconglobal.com | Read more

Here is everything you need to understand recycling contamination facts, common contaminants, and how you can help make move our planet toward a more circular economy.

09. July 2019 | via Rubiconglobal.com | Read more
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This calculator lets you figure out–and visualize–the giant pile of plastic your habits end up creating.

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

This calculator lets you figure out–and visualize–the giant pile of plastic your habits end up creating.

06. July 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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Nearly a third of all the food produced in the world is lost or wasted, according to the UN’s World Resources Institute. If we convert this mass into calories, it constitutes nearly a quarter of all food produced.

01. July 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more

Nearly a third of all the food produced in the world is lost or wasted, according to the UN’s World Resources Institute. If we convert this mass into calories, it constitutes nearly a quarter of all food produced.

01. July 2019 | via Theconversation.com | Read more
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Transition creates opportunities for Japan´s declining paper industry.

28. June 2019 | via Asia.nikkei.com | Read more

Transition creates opportunities for Japan´s declining paper industry.

28. June 2019 | via Asia.nikkei.com | Read more
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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. June 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. June 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. June 2019 | via Housebeautiful.com | Read more

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

24. June 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. June 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. June 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. June 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. June 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more