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Carlos Diaz-Acosta

Posted Feb 28, 2019
I have looked at this topic from an academic and research perspective. However, creating a close loop were these materials end up in a composting facility or in an anaerobic digester is a whole different ball game....read more→
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Eric Naas
Student
UWSP
Replied Oct 10, 2019

To add onto the biodegradable packaging, a supermarket in Thailand started using banana leaves for their packaging. In this way, grocery shopping becomes much less dependent on plastics between packaging and transportation of the goods. Maybe a transition into natural items would be a beneficial idea to run with as far as packaging of food and other items.

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Mike Schultheis

Posted Feb 27, 2019
I was involved in looking for bio-renewable chemicals for certain applications. One of the challenges was that renewable feedstocks were many times being developed for fuels markets in the US because they are...read more→
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Willemien Veele

Replied Apr 05, 2019

I know in Europe they are opting on a so call Subisidy for Materials (SDM) instead of Subsidy for Energy (SDE). But this is the big dillema! What has our highest priority? Resource for Energy use or Material/Chemical use?!

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Jeremy Macdonald
Global Energy and Sustainability Director
ISS Facilities Services
Posted Feb 26, 2019
I am working with a cafe services company that wants to find a better option for disposable gloves. Currently using nitrile gloves all around the United States, and because of the food waste they mostly end up in the...read more→
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Karan Pandey (WTG)
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WTG (unregistered)
Replied Jun 25, 2020

I'd request you to change the way you use. Buy 2 pairs of washable gloves for every person using it. Workers should use one pair of it on work and on the other day the used one should be washed and non used ones can be used. This will surely save a lot money and millions of pairs of glove waste. Hope this helps!! ✌️

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Anthony Dickens
Director
Studio Make Believe
Posted Jun 01, 2018
Hello, Does anyone know European manufacturers able to mould a coffee cup in a sustainable material (not an existing coffee cup product)? Any sustainable material or fully reciclable now a days is an option, food...read more→
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