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Anthony Dickens
Director
Studio Make Believe
Posted Aug 01, 2019

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Hi. I am looking for an UK & European manufacturers of sustainable coffee cups and materials they are made from (BPA free). Reusable cups for home, picnic and travel use. It would be great if any of you can share... Show More
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Owen Embling

Replied Aug 09, 2019

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Hi,
at bowtie coffee here in New Zealand they have a East German manufacturer who makes coffee cups and coffee sources out of bio-based material and coffee grounds.
There damned expensive to bring to New Zealand but the principle is great.
Regards Owen

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Hanna Dijkstra
PhD Researcher
Vrije University - Institute for Environmental Studies
Posted Aug 01, 2019

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Hi Ubuntoo community, My name is Hanna Dijkstra, I’m a PhD researcher in Amsterdam studying sustainable plastic initiatives by the private sector; what sorts of business models are out there, how they emerge, the... Show More
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Nicole Baker
Founder
Net Your Problem LLC
Replied Apr 01, 2020

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Hi Hannah. I just finished reading your paper that came out in Journal of Cleaner production. Not sure if you are in need of case studies anymore, but I would love to connect regardless.
-Nicole, Net Your Problem

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Eoin McQuone
Sustainable Business Consultant
Sustainable Business Design
Posted Jul 22, 2019

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Does anyone know of a better alternative to Foamex board that is sustainable, waterproof and can be printed on? The standard product is typically PVC and widely used in the signage industry for temporary displays. Or... Show More
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Willemien Veele

Replied Sep 23, 2019

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No problem, happy to help :wink:

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Marko Prokot

Posted Jul 08, 2019

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Hi there, we are a household brand from germany, and we’d like to substitude the plastic parts of our products with recycled ocean plastics, bit-by-bit (HDPE or PP). Our main suppliers are located in China, but it is... Show More
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Michael Schunck

Replied Apr 09, 2020

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Marko;
The “Ocean Cleanup” https://theoceancleanup.com/ people are mounting a collection activity on the rivers of southeast asia, before this plastic waste reaches the ocean, and they are now collecting while searching for a provider to process this waste into a feedstock. Perhaps you could contact them for resources?

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Anthony Dickens
Director
Studio Make Believe
Posted Jun 19, 2019

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Hi there, I’m looking for bio alternatives to silicone or TPE and not coming up with much! I need something with the equivalent shore hardness of between Shore00 40-70 or Shore A 0-40 which can be injection moulded.... Show More
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Pawan Maheshwari
Founder & CEO
Packmile
Replied Jul 27, 2019

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I went through HEPXOL, and below is what is mentioned

Biobased plastics: a plastic where at least a part of the
content comes from renewable biological or agricultural
materials

Biodegradable & biobased plastic : a plastic that is designed
to degrade under compost conditions. Containing renewable
content

Biodegradable plastics : a plastic that is designed
to degrade under compost conditions. Based on fossil
resources

Dryflex Green TPE compounds are biobased

They don’t mentioned about how their product degrades. I’m guessing this has to be composted, just like other materials? Secondly, will this work in mix-material dump in the trash - just like the current scenario?

Any idea? Thanks!

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Xenia Tombrou

Garbage Art Corfu
Posted Jun 01, 2019

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Hi! I am Xenia and live on the Greek island of Corfu. Like most Greek islands a lot of waste ends up in landfills. How could we go from a linear and broken waste system to one of reducing, reusing and recycling? Some... Show More
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Nicole Baker
Founder
Net Your Problem LLC
Replied Jul 01, 2019

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Xenia
I’m so sorry for the delay in replying. I have been traveling a lot and am buried in emails. I will be traveling again next week but after the 17 could we arrange a time to talk to see if we have some interests in common? My email is netyourproblem@gmail.com if you could send me a message on there, we can work on the scheduling. Thank you. Nicole.

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