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Sep 13, 2017

Edible insects are the future of food, says Israeli startup Flying ...

Israeli startup Flying Spark says its sustainable, nutritious, and eco-friendly fruit fly larvae protein powder could help combat the world hunger crisis.
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Future thinkers
Sep 11, 2017

7 Ways the #blockchain can save the environment and stop chlimate c...

The blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin and Ethereum, and there are many ways it can help protect the environment and reverse climate change.
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Sep 10, 2017

IKEA lab Space10 creates algae-producing pavilion in Copenhagen

IKEA’s external innovation lab Space10 has worked in collaboration with three young architects to create a bioreactor dome for growing micro-algae.
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Zerowaste Europe 
Sep 09, 2017

4 reasons why recycling is better than incineration

The European Parliament is currently amending the European Directive on Renewable Energy, which will be implemented in the following decade.
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Digital Journal
Sep 07, 2017

Removing microplastics from tap water starts at treatment plants

As we have learned, plastic pollution is not just a problem affecting our oceans. We are now ingesting tiny bits of plastic in our tap water. So this problem leaves but one question - Is there a solution?
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Sep 01, 2017

Britain’s first zero-waste store is packaging-free and only sells e...

Earth.Food.Love is a unique supermarket that sells ethically-sourced and pesticide-free goods. Best of all? It's completely packaging-free.
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Harvard Business Review
Sep 01, 2017

Competing on Social Purpose

Brands that win by tying mission to growth
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Aug 31, 2017

Micromat HP: High-Performance Shredding for Plastics and Other Waste

Increases in output of up to 30% can be achieved with the new Micromat HP universal shredders from Lindner-Recyclingtech.
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Fast Company
Aug 31, 2017

Under Armour’s new campaign declares “sports will change the world”

Under Armour’s chief marketing officer Andy Donkin explains how the individual and community impact of sports became a pivotal part of a new campaign.
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Aug 30, 2017

Surfer prints out a board made from plastic bottles he found in the...

A surfing scientist has produced the first surfboard in the world to be made entirely from recycled plastic. Nate Petre, a PhD student at Imperial College London, made the 9 foot 4 inch board from discarded plastic bottles he found in his campus bins using the latest 3D printi...
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Aug 28, 2017

Bite into these 12 food waste startups

From Copia to Wakati, these next-generation start-ups are growing the food sustainability movement.
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Aug 27, 2017

Egg-vocados: we’ve gone so mad-for-cado, we’ll buy even the little ...

Tiny versions of the fruit, which would have previously been rejected by farmers, are now being sold in cartons of six in an effort to reduce food waste
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Material District
Aug 18, 2017

Solar charged jacket glows in the dark like kryptonite

Outdoor gear company Vollebak introduces the Solar Charged Jacket, which is lightweight, stretchable, waterproof, and glows like kryptonite.
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Austin Texas
Aug 02, 2017

Austin Resource Recovery announces the expansion of the Curbside Co...

Austin Resource Recovery, a department of the City of Austin, announces the expansion of the Curbside Composting Collection Program to approximately 38,000 additional Austin households to begin the week of October 2, 2017 on their regular collection day.
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The Guardian
Aug 02, 2017

Is it fair to blame Coca-Cola and big corporations for our waste cr...

Some global corporations are trying to address the environmental impact of throwaway culture, but campaigners say they remain part of the problem.
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Jul 26, 2017

5 things everyone should know about compostable plastics

Biodegradable Plastic DOES NOT EQUAL Compostable Plastic.
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Eco Warrior Princess
Jul 26, 2017

Sustainable wonder crop: Why everyone’s getting high on hemp

And this is the very reason why this crop is making a resurgence. Listed below are five of the best reasons that showcases the sustainability potential of the hemp crop:
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State of Green
Jul 21, 2017

10 solutions that unlock the potential of the Circular Economy

With limited resources and a global population expected to rise to 9 billion by 2050, shifting from the linear take-make-waste economic model to an economic model where the economic value of the resources is fully utilised becomes ever more essential. We have gathered 10 solut...
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Jul 21, 2017

Microbeads ban: Government to outlaw microplastics in cosmetic prod...

Any kind of 'rinse-off' personal care and cosmetic products are affected, but not 'leave-on' make-up or sunscreen after industry complaints about the cost.
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PR Newswire
Jul 20, 2017

Introduce technology that enables recycled plastic to be nearly-new...

PureCycle hosts ribbon-cutting for Ohio plant that will use P&G's breakthrough recycling method to remove odor, contaminants, and color from one of the world's most common plastics.
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The Guardian
Jul 19, 2017

Plastic pollution risks 'near permanent contamination of natural en...

First global analysis of all mass–produced plastics has found humans have produced 8.3bn tonnes since the 1950s with the majority ending up in landfill or oceans
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The Guardian
Jul 14, 2017

Circular economy isn't a magical fix for our environment

Solving our ecological crises means diluting the power of global corporations – not propping them up
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Jul 11, 2017

Anaerobic digestion technology under development for plastic-to-ene...

The first systems to use anaerobic digestion technology to turn waste plastics into energy and fertiliser are being developed in South Australia. POET Systems expects to have its first two machines – each capable of processing 20 tonnes of plastic a week.
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Tree Hugger
Jul 11, 2017

Fabric made from water could be the ultimate sustainable material

A team of architects and chemists put their minds together on how to mimic spider silk. They came up with a double win.
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Jul 10, 2017

How to dispose of bio-based plastics?

Bio-based plastics can be treated in different recycling and recovery streams. The preferred solution depends on the waste management infrastructure available in your country or region and the acceptance of the stakeholders along the value chain.
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Naked Scientist
Jul 07, 2017

Bio-plastics: Turning Wheat And Potatoes into Plastics

Worldwide players, such as DuPont and Toyota Motor Corp, are making vast investments in new technologies and processing plants with the hope of cornering a multi-billion pound industry.
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Packaging Digest
Jun 28, 2017

4 areas where smart packaging excels

For the last few years, packaging industry professionals have been curious about the future of smart packaging. While barcodes and quick-response (QR) codes, once considered the “next big thing” in packaging, have proved successful, worries remain regarding cost, feasibility a...
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L' Usine Nouvelle
Jun 16, 2017

Un sac biodégradable qui fait pousser des plantes: FeedItBag

Une alternative originale au sac plastique. Le FEEDitBAG est un sac biodégradable mais pas que. Il fait aussi pousser des plantes ! FEEDitBAG est un sac fait à 100%... - L'industrie c'est fou
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L' Usine Nouvelle
Jun 15, 2017

Le recyclage évite 22,5 millions de tonnes de CO2 par an

Pour la première fois en Europe, l’impact environnemental du recyclage est précisément mesuré, grâce à un logiciel... - Transition énergétique
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The Guardian
Jun 08, 2017

‘There is so much out there’: Kenya’s plastic bag battle – in pictures

Plastic bags are an infamous problem in Nairobi. They clog its waterways and litter its streets. The Kenyan government is attempting to ban their use from August – with implications for businesses from supermarkets to recyclers.

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