Category "Waste"

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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
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Scientists have discovered that various brands of table salt sold in China contain microplastic particles. The highest proportion of plastic was found in sea salt, according to a paper from researchers at Shanghai’s East China Normal University.

03. October 2018 | Read more

Scientists have discovered that various brands of table salt sold in China contain microplastic particles. The highest proportion of plastic was found in sea salt, according to a paper from researchers at Shanghai’s East China Normal University.

03. October 2018 | Read more
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These slides provide a global overview of plastics production, waste, and pollution of our oceans. They are designed to provide a summary of the plastics challenge and what this tells us about how to address it.

02. October 2018 | via Ourworldindata.org | Read more

These slides provide a global overview of plastics production, waste, and pollution of our oceans. They are designed to provide a summary of the plastics challenge and what this tells us about how to address it.

02. October 2018 | via Ourworldindata.org | Read more
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The first PlasticRoad bike path is 30 meters long and contains recycled plastic equivalent to more than 218.000 plastic cups or 500.000 plastic bottle caps.

01. October 2018 | via PlasticRoad.eu | Read more

The first PlasticRoad bike path is 30 meters long and contains recycled plastic equivalent to more than 218.000 plastic cups or 500.000 plastic bottle caps.

01. October 2018 | via PlasticRoad.eu | Read more