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Food Dive
Aug 06, 2018

AB InBev's new accelerator zeroes in on sustainability-focused star...

The beer giant wants applications by Sept. 14 for its pilot 100+ Accelerator initiative designed to help solve a number of global environmental issues.
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National Geographic
Aug 06, 2018

Biofy, the Spanish startup that turns plastic into fuel

Valorize plastic waste, converting it into fuel, is the devastating idea that five university students in Málaga have carried out.
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ABC News
Aug 06, 2018

How a humble Australian bee could help the world's plastic problem

There's a buzz among researchers across the Tasman as they recruit native Australian bees to fight the war on waste by helping create a new bioplastic.
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Proccess Worldwide
Aug 05, 2018

Mol Group and APK to Cooperate on Plastic Recycling

Mol Group and APK signed a strategic cooperation agreement which is intended to expand the Hungarian company's portfolio of recycled plastics.
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CNBC
Aug 05, 2018

RTS - 'Uber for trash' uses rideshare technology to collect waste

Recycle Track Systems offers waste removal and recycling by connecting companies with independent trash haulers.
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The Better India
Aug 03, 2018

Made of Beeswax, This Awesome Reusable Cling Wrap Will Reduce Plast...

Made of organic beeswax procured from Palayani tribes in Tamil Nadu, this reusable cling wraps by Hoopoe On the Hill will reduce plastic in your kitchen!
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Eco Business
Aug 03, 2018

Natural waste holds promise of safe plastic

Food could stay safe and hygienic, wrapped in a safe plastic made entirely from farm waste. The wrapper could then rot away without harming wildlife.
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DW
Aug 03, 2018

Plastic bottle recycling champion: Norway or Germany?

Norway's bottle deposit scheme has been getting a lot of celebratory press. But some of the figures being quoted may be misleading. Germany has long had a similar scheme. So whose works best?
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BBC News
Aug 02, 2018

Plastic pollution: How one woman found a new source of warming gase...

Researchers uncover a little known source of climate warming gases coming from plastic waste.
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WMW
Aug 02, 2018

Veolia to Recycle 120m Coffee Cups in the UK Next Year

120 million coffee cups will be collected for recycling by Veolia in the UK during 2019 - a 300% increase from this time last year, following a 12 months rolling out its in-store service across the UK brands including Costa, Starbucks, McDonald’s and Caffè Nero.
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Waste Dive
Aug 02, 2018

Vietnam, Malaysia crack down on scrap imports

The Southeast Asian countries report a backlog of scrap and pollution concerns following China's import bans.
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The Conversation
Aug 02, 2018

Why compostable plastics may be no better for the environment

New types of biodegradable or compostable plastic products seem to offer an alternative to conventional plastics. But they may be no better for the environment.
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Nikkei Asian Review
Aug 01, 2018

Asia tackles its plastic problem with a mix of tradition and tech

Bamboo straws, edible bags and banana leaf 'dishes' offer eco-friendly alternatives
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Raconteur
Aug 01, 2018

Four technology trends transforming packaging

From smart plant fibres to even smarter robots, packaging technology is on the rise. Here are the top trends transforming the sector.
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Raconteur
Aug 01, 2018

Future of packaging

Sluggish reaction to the issue of plastic waste means pollution is now reaching crisis levels. The Future of Packaging report, published in The Times, examines how packaging’s contribution to the plastics problem is being tackled at a local, national and global level. It cover...
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This is Local London
Aug 01, 2018

Solar powered litter crushing bins have arrived in Greenwich

Greenwich council has introduced sun powered bins which let them know when the bins are full.
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Edie.net
Aug 01, 2018

Sustainable shopping: How are UK supermarkets tackling plastic poll...

Whether it's products containing microbeads, items sold in unnecessary single-use packaging, or consumers opting for plastic bags at the checkout, Britain's supermarkets are at the epicentre of the plastics problem.
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Boss Magazine
Jul 31, 2018

Aiming for abundance: Women in Agtech

These women in agtech are creating innovative ways to deal with the biggest problems facing the farming industry.
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Edie.net
Jul 31, 2018

Cup innovations, blockchain trials and the Sustainability Leaders A...

Aside from the never-ending heatwave, it was a month of climate-positive pledges, battery storage boons and the official launch of edie's 2019 Sustainability Leaders Awards. Take a look back at July's biggest sustainability stories in this round-up. - edie news centre
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The Telegraph
Jul 31, 2018

John Lewis recycled plastic towels will 'still pollute oceans', cam...

A new range of John Lewis towels made from recycled plastic bottles has been criticised by campaigners, who say they will still pollute the oceans.
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Plastic Technology
Jul 31, 2018

Neste Looks To Use Waste Plastic As New Raw Material

The renewable diesel company believes using waste plastic as a raw material increases efficiency, while also reducing crude oil dependency and the carbon footprint of its products.
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EUWID Recycling & Waste management
Jul 31, 2018

Vietnam and Malaysia restrict waste imports

Vietnam's prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said last week that his government would not be issuing new licences for waste imports. In Malaysia, minister of housing and local government Zuraida Kamaruddin announced last week that the government had revoked plastics waste import ...
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Eco Business
Jul 30, 2018

How will humanity feed itself by 2050?

With almost 10 billion people predicted to be living on earth in 30 years’ time, the food system must offer new ways to feed a growing world. Here’s how it’s working to do that.
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Proccess Worldwide
Jul 30, 2018

Lyondell Basell Cooperates with Kit on Advancement of Plastic Recyc...

Lyondell Basell announced the cooperation with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Kit) to advance the chemical recycling of plastic materials. The focus of the venture is to develop a new catalyst and process technology to decompose post-consumer plastic waste, such as packagi...
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The Times Of India
Jul 29, 2018

Top brands told to create fund for recycling plastic 

In another move towards responsible packaging of food and other materials with multi-layered plastic, the state government on Saturday directed major brands to create a reserve fund of Rs 25,000 per 1 lakh multi-layered plastic packets/tetrapacks, under the vigilance of the s...
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The Guardian
Jul 28, 2018

Is your old plastic bottle reborn as a towel, bag or swimsuit?

As technology finds innovative ways to recycle, waste products are being used in an unlikely range of goods in high street stores
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The Times Of India
Jul 28, 2018

Multi-layer packaging cos get 3 months to innovate

MUMBAI: After banning plastic, a move is afoot to eliminate multi-layered or laminated plastic pouches and tetra-packs.
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Bioplastic News
Jul 26, 2018

A Bioplastics Revolution – The First Biogenic Packaging

The first fruit and biogenic packaging to be grown into a 3D printed mould.
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Futurity
Jul 26, 2018

How crab shells and trees could keep food fresher

A new material made from crab shells and tree fibers could eventually replace the flexible plastic film that keeps food fresh.
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Nanalyze
Jul 26, 2018

Indigo Ag is world’s biggest AgTech startup

The world’s biggest agtech startup appears poised to grow even bigger this year with a multi-billion-dollar valuation just four years after launching out of Boston. (When we say 'biggest', we are using valuation to determine 'biggest'. Valuation refers to what investors are wi...

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