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May 07, 2018

Milk-Based Biodegradable and Water-Soluble Packaging

French company Lactips developed a patented, milk-based thermoplastic packaging material that is biodegradable and water-soluble at low temperatures through a project called Ecolactifilm.
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Digital Journal
May 07, 2018

Plastic Recycling Market 2018 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry...

This report provides in depth study of “Plastic Recycling Market” using SWOT analysis i.e. Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat to the organization.
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May 07, 2018

The 6 Most Innovative Waste Technology Systems

The future of trash collection is here. Is your business ready?
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Financial express
May 04, 2018

Rethinking the future of plastics

We are living in the age of plastics, and the time is right to deliberate upon the impact of this ubiquitous material on the modern economy. The New Plastics Economy, a concept unveiled at the World Economic Forum 2018, can pave the way to completely rethink the future of plastics and its relationship with us.
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The conservation
May 04, 2018

The new 100% recyclable packaging target is no use if our waste isn...

Under a new target, 100% of Australian packaging will be recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2025. But this is not enough - we also need to ensure that recyclable materials are actually recycled.
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May 03, 2018

Chemopolis creates JV with Fortum and NRL for Indian bamboo biorefi...

In Finland, biorefining technology company Chempolis, the Finnish energy company Fortum, and Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL), a state-owned Indian oil company, have formed a joint venture to construct a biorefinery in the state of Assam in Northeast India.
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May 03, 2018

Scientists are hoping to transform chicken feathers into a variety ...

Scientists are flying into new research territory, hoping to transform chicken feathers into a variety of lightweight products — and possibly reduce plastic pollution in the world's oceans.
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May 03, 2018

TWENTY: Top Start-ups at IFAT 2018

Looking to the future with IFAT 2018 is giving startups within the recycling and environmental technology sector an international forum of their own for the very first time.
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#living circular
May 03, 2018

Will Costa Rica be the world’s first plastic-free country?

A benchmark in environmental conservation, in June 2017 Costa Rica announced its intention to eradicate single-use plastics by 2021.
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Business Insider
May 02, 2018

A scientist says he's invented a replacement for plastic water bott...

The Choose Water bottle, developed by James Longcroft, is made up of recycled paper pulp and natural materials that can supposedly decompose within three weeks. Plastic usually takes centuries to break down.
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Globe News Wire
May 02, 2018

Minerv Supertoys bioplastic for toys to be showcased at "BioPlastic...

Bio-on and ITALERI confirm their alliance for the toys of the future. Product now goes to the market and the toys supply chain following completion of the test phase.
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The Guardian
May 02, 2018

Wet wipe pollution 'changing the shape of British riverbeds

More than 5,000 wet wipes found in an area next to the Thames the size of half a tennis court
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May 01, 2018

Circular Economy - Virtuous Circle

Luxembourg’s government has made it a pillar of its economic diversi cation plan, in line with forecaster Jeremy Rifkin’s recommendations, with the rm intention of positioning the country among the pioneers of this new way of economic thinking, at a time when calls for “qualitative growth” are multiplying.
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The Balance Small Business
Apr 27, 2018

An Overview of Plastic Recycling

Plastic recycling is the process of recovering waste or scrap plastic (the plastic recycling process) to make recycled plastic into new products.
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The Irish Times
Apr 27, 2018

BioCellection making waves with potential solution to plastic waste

BioCellection has developed advanced technologies to transform non-recyclable plastics into virgin-quality chemicals for use in sustainable supply chains
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Sourcing Journal
Apr 27, 2018

GHCL debuts REKOOP ™ source-verified recycled PET bedding with appl...

The collection is the first bedding line to use 100 percent source-verified recycled PET as well as cotton-recycled PET blended products. The material originates from post-consumer recycled PET derived from water bottles.
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Apr 26, 2018

Big businesses are saying no to plastic trash in the UK

Over 40 companies have pledged to slash the amount of plastic they use and throw away in the United Kingdom.
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European Bioplastics
Apr 26, 2018

Biowaste collection and biodegradable plastics discussed at the Bio...

From 2023 onwards, separate collection of bio-waste will be mandatory across Europe in order to increase the overall amounts of separately collected waste and to help meet the ambitious recycling targets set out in the new EU waste rules.
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Silicon Republic
Apr 26, 2018

Ireland to become centre for biodegradable plastic with €22m project

In a major win in the effort to develop biodegradable plastic, a new €22m Irish-based research project has been revealed with help from EU funding.
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Bioplastics News
Apr 26, 2018

UK Plastics Pact will eradicate single-use plastics

The UK Plastics Pact plans to eradicate single-use plastic and was signed by more than 40 major players in the food and non-food industry amongst which leading UK retailers, such as Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Waitrose.
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Waste 360
Apr 26, 2018

Waste & Recycling Industry Looks to Get “Smart” with Newest Wave of...

Waste360 recently sat down with NWRA's Anne Germain to discuss new technology, the future of it within the industry and the idea of “smart” waste.
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The Guardian
Apr 25, 2018

Bin liners to takeaway containers – ideas to solve your plastic con...

Those dedicated to going plastic-free wonder how to dispose of cat litter or buy cleaning products sans packaging. Share your problems – and solutions
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UN Environment
Apr 25, 2018

From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.
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Global Citizen
Apr 25, 2018

These countries & cities are taking real action to Ban Single-Use p...

Luckily, these 15 countries and cities around the world have made serious strides in the race against plastic, and the rest of us can learn a lot from them.
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Apr 25, 2018

Trash-to-fuel company BioHighTech seeks permit from New Windsor

NEW WINDSOR - A company that gives garbage a new life as a renewable fuel hopes to build its second operation in the United States in New Windsor.
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Climate Action Program
Apr 24, 2018

EU Parliament approves new measures to create a circular economy

The EU has taken a significant step towards fundamentally changing the way its economy works, shifting towards principles which make an asset out of waste.
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The Guardian
Apr 24, 2018

Record levels of plastic discovered in Arctic sea ice

Samples taken from five locations found concentrations of more than 12,000 microplastic particles per litre of sea ice
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Fast Company
Apr 24, 2018

There’s so much plastic in the ocean it just set a new record

Arctic researchers have found a record amount of plastic trapped in Arctic sea ice, The Guardian reports, raising concerns that we have nearly permanently contaminated the planet. Researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research took core samples from across the Arctic and found up to 12,000 pieces of m...
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Recycling Partnership
Apr 24, 2018

Unilever Brand Love Beauty and Planet Joins The Recycling Partnership

Love Beauty and Planet, a new Unilever beauty brand, joins The Recycling Partnership to help transform a U.S. city’s recycling system
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Apr 23, 2018

Singapore’s first zero-waste grocery store is opening

UnPackt will encourage Singaporeans to bring their own containers in a country that produced 800 million kg of plastic waste last year, only six per cent of which was recycled.

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