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Bloomberg
Jun 11, 2019

Chanel bets on liquid silk for planet-friendly luxury

Companies throughout the health, beauty and now fashion industries are racing to adopt an environmental sheen.
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NewScientist
Jun 11, 2019

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier to recycle

Crisp packets are currently hard to recycle, but a new material made of extremely thin sheets of plastic could make them more environmentally friendly
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Textile World
Jun 11, 2019

Eastman launches recycled Avra™ to debut in spring 2020 performance...

Eastman Chemical Company announces Avra™ recycled performance fibers, transforming its existing performance fibers technology by producing with 100 percent post-consumer recycled PET material across the portfolio.
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Dezeen
Jun 11, 2019

Ellen MacArthur calls on designers to "help regenerate the planet" ...

Circular economy champion Ellen MacArthur has called on designers to help change the global economy by designing out waste.
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RECYCLING magazine
Jun 11, 2019

Establishing highly refined plastic packaging waste streams

Plastics Recyclers Europe releases guidance on quality sorting of plastic packaging.
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edie
Jun 11, 2019

Fujitsu to phase out plastic cups, straws, bottles and bags

Multinational IT equipment and services giant Fujitsu has unveiled a sweeping new set of plastics reduction pledges, covering bags, drinks bottles, cups, straws and other packaging.
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TTG
Jun 11, 2019

Kuoni launches new Stay Beautiful responsible travel campaign

Launch initiatives include a reusable water bottle partnership with Water-to-Go, compostable brochure packaging and a huge focus on reducing single-use plastics
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EurekAlert
Jun 11, 2019

Light-powered nano-organisms consume CO2, create eco-friendly plast...

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestration and eco-friendly manufacturing for c...
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Petfood Industry
Jun 11, 2019

Mars Petcare's Perfect Fit brand to help fight packaging waste

Mars aims to reach 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025.
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Bioplastics News
Jun 11, 2019

Nativia, the sensible choice for sustainable, high quality packaging

Taghleef Industries (Ti) is one of the largest global manufacturers of plastic films and with NATIVIA® bio-based films offers a sustainable and high-quality choice for food packaging and labelling.
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BusinessMirror
Jun 11, 2019

Nestlé PHL launches 1st residual waste-recovery program in ‘plastic...

NESTLé Philippines together with Valenzuela City, the Department of Education (DepEd) and Green Antz Builders Inc. launched on Monday a city-wide residual waste-recovery program in Valenzuela City, known as “plastic city” for hosting a number of plastic factories in Metro Mani...
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Forbes
Jun 11, 2019

New ways the beauty industry is testing sustainable practices

With waste production at an all-time high for cosmetics, beauty brands are looking for new ways to tackle sustainable products and packaging.
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PackagingNews
Jun 11, 2019

Packaging Innovations London 2019 | 10th anniversary show set to be...

Packaging Innovations will return to Olympia for its 10th edition on 11 & 12 September, hosted alongside Luxury Packaging London.
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The Science Times
Jun 11, 2019

Philippine inventor converts plastic to clean fuel

Just recently, Bacolod-based Filipino inventor, Jeremy Navarro, has discovered a way to convert plastic trash into fuel in forms of kerosene, gasoline, and diesel.
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BusinessWire
Jun 11, 2019

ProAmpac spotlights sustainable flexible packaging solutions at Glo...

ProAmpac, Platinum sponsor of Global Pouch Forum, is showcasing its ProActive Sustainability® initiative and Collaborative Innovation.
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recycling today
Jun 11, 2019

Summit Plastics enhances sustainable plastic offerings

Company uses BioLogiQ’s NuPlastiQ bioPolymers and bioBlend resins.
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Dornob
Jun 11, 2019

Tasmanian road built from recycled plastic and used printer cartridges

Asphalt has been a key part of road construction for generations now, without much thought ever being given as to whether or not it was actually good for the planet. In reality, it’s a petroleum-based product that requires rock, sand, and fabricated cement components to stay s...
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World Economic Forum
Jun 11, 2019

This Danish scheme is offering free kayak rides ... for picking up ...

More than 10,000 kilograms of waste have been collected by volunteers in the scheme since 2017.
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Plastics News Europe
Jun 11, 2019

VTT develops thermochemical treatment to recycle low-quality plasti...

A two-year project conducted at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland – the Business Finland WasteBusters’ project – has now demonstrated that chemical recycling offers an ecologically sound alternative to incineration and possibly to mechanical recycling as well.
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Waste 360
Jun 11, 2019

Why (and how) to talk optimistically about recycling right now

Be optimistic about the road ahead because real change is afoot, and we are standing on the edge of a defining moment.
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Sustainable Brands
Jun 11, 2019

Why leaders must drive change by putting the SDGs at the heart of b...

With only a little over a decade left to meet the SDGs by 2030, it is crucial to maintain — or, better said, create — a stable and fair world. To accelerate our actions to achieve the Goals, we need trust. And that trust will grow when we achieve the Goals.
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GreenBiz
Jun 10, 2019

A conversation with Google's circularity maven, CSO Kate Brandt

A Q&A with Google's resident circular economy expert and Circularity 19 advisor on how tech matters to new systems.
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Retail Gazette
Jun 10, 2019

Aldi to replace plastic for paper & biodegradable bags from July

Aldi has announced plans to discard its plastic bags and replace them with biodegradable and paper ones in stores across the UK as part of a trial.
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WCTV
Jun 10, 2019

Bainbridge company creating biodegradable plastic resin

Danimer Scientific has created an alternative to fossil-fuel based plastics.
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Bio Market Insights
Jun 10, 2019

Beverage giant Suntory aims to make all plastic bottles bio-based b...

Japanese beverage group Suntory Holdings aims to make all of its plastic bottles from recycled or bio-based materials by 2030.
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What's On
Jun 10, 2019

Dubai Airports to eliminate single-use plastic by 2020

Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) have pledged to eliminate single-use plastic from the majority of businesses by January 1, 2020.
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design products & applications
Jun 10, 2019

Game-changing compostable water bottle scoops international plastic...

A revolutionary bottle that completely breaks down in the natural environment has picked up an international plastic-free innovation design award.
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Bio Market Insights
Jun 10, 2019

Genomatica to expand into new markets after REG Life Sciences acqui...

This is Genomatica’s first acquisition and the company intends to use these assets to develop a wider range of bio-based chemicals.
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The Green Optimistic
Jun 10, 2019

IBM researchers develop radical new recycling process for old plastic

Currently, more than 272 million metric tons of plastic are produced each year around the globe, with one-quarter of that made up of PET. To help to solve
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Sea News Global Maritime News
Jun 10, 2019

Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and innovation for the blue eco...

With the theme of “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”, the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019 (20-22 November, Paris) will be the foremost international business conference dedicated to investment and innovation for ocean sustainable deve...

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