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Greenpeace calls for global action over nets, lines and traps that are deadly for marine life.

28. November 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Greenpeace calls for global action over nets, lines and traps that are deadly for marine life.

28. November 2019 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
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About 4.5 trillion cigarette filters are discarded every year, most containing cellulose acetate, a plastic that can take 10 years to biodegrade.

23. November 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more

About 4.5 trillion cigarette filters are discarded every year, most containing cellulose acetate, a plastic that can take 10 years to biodegrade.

23. November 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more
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Without business and policy model changes, resource use will more than double from current levels to 190 billion tonnes by 2060 and far exceed our planetary boundaries.

19. November 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more

Without business and policy model changes, resource use will more than double from current levels to 190 billion tonnes by 2060 and far exceed our planetary boundaries.

19. November 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more
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Chip[s] Board is a biodegradable alternative to MDF that is made from non-food-grade industrial potato waste.

12. November 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

Chip[s] Board is a biodegradable alternative to MDF that is made from non-food-grade industrial potato waste.

12. November 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more
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Global plastic consumption is gargantuan. It needs to be discussed in terms of hundreds of years and billions of tons. But to most, those digits don't mean anything.

11. November 2019 | via qz.com | Read more

Global plastic consumption is gargantuan. It needs to be discussed in terms of hundreds of years and billions of tons. But to most, those digits don't mean anything.

11. November 2019 | via qz.com | Read more
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Human urine has been used to create environmentally friendly bricks by university students in South Africa.

08. November 2019 | via Nbcnews.com | Read more

Human urine has been used to create environmentally friendly bricks by university students in South Africa.

08. November 2019 | via Nbcnews.com | Read more
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The Ocean Cleanup ‘Interceptor’ Aims to Extract up to 50,000 kg of Plastic Waste Per Day from Rivers Around the World.

04. November 2019 | via Environmentalleader.com | Read more

The Ocean Cleanup ‘Interceptor’ Aims to Extract up to 50,000 kg of Plastic Waste Per Day from Rivers Around the World.

04. November 2019 | via Environmentalleader.com | Read more
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Rotterdam-based research & design studio the new raw has further expanded its ‘print your city’ initiative with the zero waste lab in thessaloniki, greece.

01. November 2019 | via Designboom.com | Read more

Rotterdam-based research & design studio the new raw has further expanded its ‘print your city’ initiative with the zero waste lab in thessaloniki, greece.

01. November 2019 | via Designboom.com | Read more
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Northumbria University graduate Danielle Coffey has designed a device that transforms oils and fats leftover from cooking into soap, to prevent them from polluting household water systems.

28. Oktober 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

Northumbria University graduate Danielle Coffey has designed a device that transforms oils and fats leftover from cooking into soap, to prevent them from polluting household water systems.

28. Oktober 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more
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Cruz Foam uses chitin, a biopolymer found in shellfish, to make structural foam that is biodegradable and has the same mechanical properties as polystyrene and polyurethane foam.

26. Oktober 2019 | via Ubuntoo.com | Read more

Cruz Foam uses chitin, a biopolymer found in shellfish, to make structural foam that is biodegradable and has the same mechanical properties as polystyrene and polyurethane foam.

26. Oktober 2019 | via Ubuntoo.com | Read more