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Recycling International
Nov 07, 2018

Axion: Brexit could drive UK circular economy

Brexit offers fresh opportunities for the UK and its manufacturers to secure their raw materials, such as recycled plastics, from a stable domestic market.
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PRNewswire
Nov 07, 2018

Braskem plans initiatives to promote the circular economy

The world's leading biopolymer producer is committed to the goal of having all plastic packaging reused, recycled or recovered by 2040.
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The Telegraph
Nov 07, 2018

Britain's first plastic-free supermarket zones open

A north London supermarket has become Britain’s first to introduce plastic-free zones, in a move campaigners believe will spur the giant chains to follow suit.
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Environmental Leader
Nov 07, 2018

Colgate and TerraCycle start UK recycling program

Colgate and TerraCycle launched a free program in the United Kingdom for recycling oral care products and packaging, regardless of brand. Participants in the new program get the opportunity to fundraise for schools and charities.
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USC Dornsife
Nov 07, 2018

How to help the environment: Turn cooking oil into renewable fuels

Chemistry startup developed at USC Dornsife’s Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute takes on two of the world’s biggest environmental challenges — greenhouse gases in the air and plastic waste in oceans.
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Technological Higher Education Association
Nov 07, 2018

Ireland's leading plastics researchers to fight global plastic wast...

The Technological Higher Education Association is the voice of the technological higher education sector, advocating on behalf of and supporting our members in achieving their aims and objectives.
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Recycling International
Nov 07, 2018

Latin America and Caribbean ready to close the door on plastic waste

Belize and Guatemala are the latest countries to join UN Environment’s Clean Seas campaign to ‘drastically reduce the consumption of single-use plastics'.
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Waste 360
Nov 07, 2018

MassDEP grants to increase recycling of hard-to-recycle materials

Grants target recycling or reuse of glass, wood, plastics and mixed recyclables.
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ABC News
Nov 07, 2018

Microplastics found in Great Barrier Reef wild-caught fish, new res...

Microplastics enter the food chain of commercially caught fish, researchers find.
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eppm
Nov 07, 2018

Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex collaborate to recycle synthetic ...

The companies are collaborating to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields in line with the Circular Economy principles.
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Letsrecycle
Nov 07, 2018

Viridor collaborates with brands on product packaging

Viridor has announced it is working with a number of leading highstreet retail brands to ensure product packaging can survive the sorting process at its UK polymer recycling facilities.
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Packaging News
Nov 06, 2018

Cambrian Packaging supports project to recycle single-use plastics

Welsh packaging company Cambrian Packaging is supporting an innovative project to help reduce plastic waste.
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eppm
Nov 06, 2018

Neste and Clariant collaborate to develop sustainable industrial so...

The companies have signed an agreement for a new partnership to develop and make new sustainable material solutions accessible to a variety of industries.
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Waste 360
Nov 06, 2018

RecycleBalls teams with Wilson to recycle tennis balls

Wilson Sporting Goods Co. and RecycleBalls announced they are partnering to collect, recycle and repurpose tennis balls across the United States. RecycleBalls is a Vermont nonprofit founded in 2014 by Shelburne residents Derrick Senior and his son Ryan with the goal of collect...
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ESM
Nov 05, 2018

Continente and Pingo Doce To Reduce Plastic Usage

Portuguese supermarket chains Continente and Pingo Doce have launched new initiatives, with the aim of reducing plastic usage.
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GreenBiz
Nov 05, 2018

Here’s what it will take to get aviation biofuels off the ground

United Airlines remains miles ahead of the competition in its commitments.
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Quartz India
Nov 05, 2018

How an Indian sportswear brand turns plastic bottles into T-shirts

50% of Alcis’ entire apparel line is made of recycled plastic PET bottles. The company produces over 4,000 pieces of such garments every day and sells more than 50,000 units every month.
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GreenBiz
Nov 05, 2018

How financial innovation could ease the plastic-pollution problem

Four market mechanisms to help grow markets for plastics recycling.
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PRNewswire
Nov 05, 2018

In less than two years, ocean cleanup company, 4ocean pulls two mil...

4ocean (www.4ocean.com), an ocean cleanup company headquartered in Boca Raton, announced the removal of two million pounds of trash and plastic from the ocean and coastlines.
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DW
Nov 05, 2018

Manioc to the rescue in the fight against plastic pollution

Plastic trash increasingly pollutes rivers and fills landfills. In Jakarta, two men are on a mission to offer alternatives that could have an impact on the environment and the economy, not just in Indonesia.
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Bioplastics News
Nov 05, 2018

Mastercard Goes Bioplastics

Mastercard and card manufacturers Gemalto, Giesecke+Devrient and IDEMIA launched the Greener Payments Partnership to reduce the use of PVC plastic in cards.
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The Grocer
Nov 05, 2018

M&S launches shopping bag made with recycled plastic

The reusable bag is made from 75% plastic that has been collected and recycled by social enterprise Plastic Bank
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Letsrecycle.com
Nov 05, 2018

Recycling investment sees Veolia progress against ‘circular’ goal

Veolia has continued to push ahead against its goal to grow the portion of its business tied to the ‘circular economy’ in its latest sustainability report.
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Clean Technica
Nov 05, 2018

Refillable Containers Cut Plastic Waste, So Why Don’t People Use Th...

Kao has helped its customers in Japan kick the disposable plastic bottle habit for consumer and household products.
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The Engineer
Nov 05, 2018

Singapore team develop world’s first PET aerogels from recycled pla...

Plastic waste has been converted into PET aerogels that demonstrate favourable thermal insulation and absorption properties, an advance that could be utilised in firefighting jackets or masks that absorb carbon dioxide.
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proactiveinvestors
Nov 05, 2018

Symphony Environmental jumps on result of independent review into o...

Symphony Environmental Technologies PLC (LON:SYM) - The review, commissioned by the company and conducted by former High Court deputy judge Peter Susman QC, said the case for the technology was “clear and compelling”
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Letsrecycle.com
Nov 05, 2018

TerraCycle teams up with producers on complex packaging

Three recycling schemes for traditionally difficult to recycle packaging products have been announced in recent weeks, in partnership with specialist recycling firm TerraCycle.
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USC Annenberg Media
Nov 05, 2018

The Ocean Cleanup: can it pick up the ocean’s plastic?

A Dutch inventor and his controversial project have begun cleaning the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
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Mirror
Nov 05, 2018

Thomas Cook pledges to remove single-use plastic across hotels and ...

Thomas Cook has said it will remove single-use plastics across its hotels and Thomas Cook Airlines.
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Insurance Business UK
Nov 05, 2018

Zurich UK launches accreditation scheme for suppliers

Zurich UK, which wants to find supplier partners who share its ethos, is rolling out a flagship Supplier Accreditation Scheme across its entire UK supplier base.

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