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The latest weapons in the fight against ocean plastic? Drones and an algorithm card
Jun 12, 2018

World Economic Forum

The latest weapons in the fight against ocean plastic? Drones and a...

A staggering amount of plastic debris is flowing into our oceans. This citizen-science project aims to map the extent of the problem using drones and machine learning.
Alaska Net Hack Challenge will turn old fishing nets into new products  card
Jun 11, 2018

Alaska Fish Radio

Alaska Net Hack Challenge will turn old fishing nets into new produ...

Plastics in recycled fishing nets are being turned into a wide array of new products: shoes, carpets, bathing suits, skateboards, sunglasses and more. A Net Hack Challenge aims to get Alaska in on ...
Our plastic pollution crisis is too big for recycling to fix card
Jun 09, 2018

The Guardian

Our plastic pollution crisis is too big for recycling to fix

Recycling alone will never stem the flow of plastics into our ocean. We must address the problem at the source.
Our children's plastic lives seen through lunches card
Jun 08, 2018

CNN

Our children's plastic lives seen through lunches

A government project called Faru Koe, meaning "Child of the Reef," aims to take all 81,000 students in the Maldives to a reef this year, and is pushing schools to eliminate single-use plastics.
Railways’ New Offer: Drop Plastic Bottle in Crusher & Get money in Return! card
Jun 08, 2018

Better India

Railways’ New Offer: Drop Plastic Bottle in Crusher & Get money in ...

The Railways has come up with a brilliant solution to the numerous plastic bottles littering station premises. Now, dispose of your plastic bottle responsible and earn while at it!
10 Innovative Tech Products Seen at WasteExpo card
Jun 06, 2018

Waste 360

10 Innovative Tech Products Seen at WasteExpo

WasteExpo’s 50th anniversary featured a plethora of new tech product and equipment releases.
50 nations 'curbing plastic pollution' card
Jun 06, 2018

BBC News

50 nations 'curbing plastic pollution'

Levies and bans have been among the most effective strategies to curb plastic waste, a UN report says.
Braskem launches new recycled resin concept at Sustainable Brands card
Jun 06, 2018

Sustainable Brands

Braskem launches new recycled resin concept at Sustainable Brands

During this first week of June, Braskem is participating in the Vancouver edition of Sustainable Brands, one of the most important events in the sustainability calendar, as a sponsor and key presen...
Carrefour dit stop aux emballages plastics rnon réutilisables card
Jun 06, 2018

Positivr

Carrefour dit stop aux emballages plastics rnon réutilisables

Signe que c'est au consommateur de dicter sa loi, ce géant de la grande distribution a décidé d'éradiquer tout plastique inutile et superflu.
India will ban all single-use plastics by 2022 card
Jun 06, 2018

Global Citizen

India will ban all single-use plastics by 2022

Approximately 15,342 tonnes of plastic waste are wasted by Indians every single day, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), and about 60% of that is recycled — far higher than the...
The Trending Technologies That Took Center Stage at WasteExpo card
Jun 06, 2018

Waste 360

The Trending Technologies That Took Center Stage at WasteExpo

Drones, robots and “smart” trucks were hot topics of discussion.
Chemistry: The Science Behind Sustainability card
Jun 05, 2018

American Chemistry Council

Chemistry: The Science Behind Sustainability

Through the science of chemistry, earth’s basic building blocks – like carbon, hydrogen and oxygen – are transformed into materials that have helped revolutionize society.
Meet the man fighting plastic pollution with a fleet of A.I.-powered camera drones card
Jun 05, 2018

Digital trends

Meet the man fighting plastic pollution with a fleet of A.I.-powere...

Every year, up to 13 million metric tons of waste plastics wind up in the world's oceans. The Plastic Tide is a nonprofit which is using machine learning and drone technology to help. Best of all? ...
Smart containers to reward people for recycling properly card
Jun 05, 2018

Horizon Magazine

Smart containers to reward people for recycling properly

Smart recycling containers that reward people for proper use could help drive up the rate of plastic recycling, reducing the amount of plastic that goes into oceans and landfill, and creating busin...
Le premier Methanisateur de dechets d'equins en Europe  card
Jun 04, 2018

Le Parisien

Le premier Methanisateur de dechets d'equins en Europe 

A l’horizon 2020, Gouvieux accueillera la première unité de méthanisation de déchets équins d’Europe. Un projet qui permettra une économie de 600 000 € pour les professionnels du secteur.
From fungus foam to pineapple pleather: 5 plastic alternatives to watch card
Jun 02, 2018

UN Environment

From fungus foam to pineapple pleather: 5 plastic alternatives to w...

Our planet is in the midst of a plastic waste epidemic. Researchers estimate that more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been produced since the early 1950s. About 60 per cent of that plastic...
Chile Bans Plastic Bags at Retail Businesses card
Jun 01, 2018

NY Times

Chile Bans Plastic Bags at Retail Businesses

Chile’s outright ban on plastic bags at shops is the most stringent measure adopted in the Americas.
Cleaning Up the Oceans 5 Products at a Time card
Jun 01, 2018

Rubicon

Cleaning Up the Oceans 5 Products at a Time

Here are five companies finding effective ways to clean the oceans, educate the public, and create something useful in the process
Environnement : un plastique recyclable à l’infini card
Jun 01, 2018

Europe 1

Environnement : un plastique recyclable à l’infini

Anicet Mbida nous offre chaque matin ce qui se fait de mieux en matière d'innovation.
Biochemical stomach’ digests leftover food to make energy card
May 31, 2018

Futurity

Biochemical stomach’ digests leftover food to make energy

The power that a new anaerobic digester generates helps keep it running, which makes it totally self-sustaining.
Cataki: an app to cooperate for sustainability card
May 31, 2018

Os Conteúdos

Cataki: an app to cooperate for sustainability

Conheça o aplicativo que ajuda a encontrar catadores de recicláveis
Inside Tyson Foods' effort to adopt the startup mentality card
May 31, 2018

Food Dive

Inside Tyson Foods' effort to adopt the startup mentality

The meat processor has started an innovation lab whose seven-member team oversees everything from creating to marketing the products — to get them to consumers faster.
Let Europe export only the practices we are proud of card
May 31, 2018

Zerowaste Europe

Let Europe export only the practices we are proud of

Waste incineration does not belong with the circular economy, and is not a best practice to export.
Chemists transform Ribena leftovers into sustainable hair dyes card
May 30, 2018

E&T

Chemists transform Ribena leftovers into sustainable hair dyes

Researchers based at the University of Leeds have used natural dyes extracted from waste from the Ribena manufacturing process to create sustainable, non-toxic hair dye.
Construction waste to be turned into gas masks and sports equipment card
May 30, 2018

Horizon Magazine

Construction waste to be turned into gas masks and sports equipment

Huge volumes of waste building materials that are discarded every year could be recycled into new products such as gas masks and sports equipment following research being conducted by scientists an...
Future of fashion: Innovative fabric – orange fibre card
May 30, 2018

Amberoot

Future of fashion: Innovative fabric – orange fibre

In Italy, over 700,000 tonnes of citrus juice by-products are wasted every year. We spoke to the Italian brand Orange Fiber, who have innovated, patented and now manufacture a fabric out of these w...
How Michelin is finding a second life for tires card
May 29, 2018

GreenBiz

How Michelin is finding a second life for tires

It's beginning to integrate circular economy principles into its core manufacturing processes.
Germany's waste problem: Recycling isn't enough card
May 28, 2018

DW

Germany's waste problem: Recycling isn't enough

The EU wants to outlaw single-use plastic items. But Germany's Environmental Minister Svenja Schulze thinks recycling efforts need improving. So what will actually help keep the environment clean?
Single use plastic - New EU rules to reduce marine litter card
May 28, 2018

European Commission

Single use plastic - New EU rules to reduce marine litter

With the amount of harmful plastic litter in oceans and seas growing ever greater, the European Commission proposed today new EU-wide rules to target the 10 single-use plastic products most often f...
Two local businesses celebrate graduation from NDSU's technology incubator card
May 28, 2018

Info Forum

Two local businesses celebrate graduation from NDSU's technology in...

FARGO-Two companies that got their start with help from the North Dakota State University Technology Incubator are leaving the nest.One company, c2renew, which was incorporated in 2011, is expandin...