Category "Waste"

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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
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Traditionally, plastic recycling processes involve using a lot of water. Ak Inovex from Mexico developed a technology that doesn't require liquids, and has the capacity to process materials such as styrofoam, polystyrene and ABS.

08. November 2018 | via Science X | Read more

Traditionally, plastic recycling processes involve using a lot of water. Ak Inovex from Mexico developed a technology that doesn't require liquids, and has the capacity to process materials such as styrofoam, polystyrene and ABS.

08. November 2018 | via Science X | Read more
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BioCellection chemically converts plastic trash into raw materials by using a catalyst to destabilize the long chain of carbons and then harvesting those carbons.

01. November 2018 | via DW Akademie | Read more

BioCellection chemically converts plastic trash into raw materials by using a catalyst to destabilize the long chain of carbons and then harvesting those carbons.

01. November 2018 | via DW Akademie | Read more
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The rise of bio based products, packaging in particular, is challenging our established recycling process since those systems aren’t able to recognise the difference between Bioplastics and petroleum based plastics.

26. October 2018 | via Neue-verpackung.de | Read more

The rise of bio based products, packaging in particular, is challenging our established recycling process since those systems aren’t able to recognise the difference between Bioplastics and petroleum based plastics.

26. October 2018 | via Neue-verpackung.de | Read more
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According to an article on QUARTZ, Livin Studio has, in collaboration with Utrecht University, developed a novel fungi food product grown on (plastic) waste, a prototype to grow it and culinary tools to eat it.

23. October 2018 | via Quartz | Read more

According to an article on QUARTZ, Livin Studio has, in collaboration with Utrecht University, developed a novel fungi food product grown on (plastic) waste, a prototype to grow it and culinary tools to eat it.

23. October 2018 | via Quartz | Read more
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According to an article on Dezeen.com British tea brand PG Tips is launching a new tea bag made from 100 % biodegradable plant-based materials, replacing its old design that included a proportion of polypropylene plastic.

22. October 2018 | via dezeen.com | Read more

According to an article on Dezeen.com British tea brand PG Tips is launching a new tea bag made from 100 % biodegradable plant-based materials, replacing its old design that included a proportion of polypropylene plastic.

22. October 2018 | via dezeen.com | Read more
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Tiny plastic particles are often used in your cosmetics and personal care products as a scrubbing agent, emulsifying agent or just as cheap fillers! Washing your face or brushing your teeth with the cosmetics containing microplastics can harm the ocean, yourself and your children. Beat the Microbead!

06. October 2018 | via Beatthemicrobead.org | Read more

Tiny plastic particles are often used in your cosmetics and personal care products as a scrubbing agent, emulsifying agent or just as cheap fillers! Washing your face or brushing your teeth with the cosmetics containing microplastics can harm the ocean, yourself and your children. Beat the Microbead!

06. October 2018 | via Beatthemicrobead.org | Read more
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Smart infographics show the track of our garbage into the world's oceans and its effects and consequences.

05. October 2018 | via Alfred Wagner Institut | Read more

Smart infographics show the track of our garbage into the world's oceans and its effects and consequences.

05. October 2018 | via Alfred Wagner Institut | Read more
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The Plastic Garbage Project is a traveling exhibition which spotlights the impact and effects of our ruthless way of consume on our environment. Take a tour and get a bigger picture!

04. October 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more

The Plastic Garbage Project is a traveling exhibition which spotlights the impact and effects of our ruthless way of consume on our environment. Take a tour and get a bigger picture!

04. October 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more