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We don’t need to ban plastic. We just need to start using it properly card
May 28, 2018

World Economic Forum

We don’t need to ban plastic. We just need to start using it properly

A material that can be constantly recycled is a great help to ecology and the economy, especially when the human population is growing rapidly and our lifestyle demands are increasing exponentially...
Are water ATMs the way forward? card
May 26, 2018

The Hindu

Are water ATMs the way forward?

Hundreds of ATMs have sprung up across the country promising safe and affordable water. But is this the way ahead?
French chemists have an ingenious new use for rotten, discarded wine grapes card
May 25, 2018

Digital Trends

French chemists have an ingenious new use for rotten, discarded win...

Researchers from the University of Clermont Auvergne in France have found a way to turn the waste grape skins, stems and seeds left behind during wine production into more durable plastics. The res...
Plastic-Free Boy is the 12-year-old and on a mission to save the world, one school at a time card
May 25, 2018

ABC News

Plastic-Free Boy is the 12-year-old and on a mission to save the wo...

Young Arlian Ecker is on a one-boy mission to make recycling cool as his superhero identity Plastic-Free Boy.
CarbonLite eyeing Allentown for East Coast plant card
May 24, 2018

Plastics News

CarbonLite eyeing Allentown for East Coast plant

The world's largest recycler of post-consumer bottle-to-bottle food-grade PET is, again, building a new reprocessing facility. This time, the $60 million plant is on the East Coast. CarbonLite Hold...
CORe® : Organics Recycling Technology that Turns Food Waste into Energy card
May 24, 2018

Waste Management

CORe® : Organics Recycling Technology that Turns Food Waste into En...

Food waste is a global problem. @WasteManagement discusses its unique solution.
17 Items That Can Now Become Biodegradable Thanks to Recycling Innovations card
May 23, 2018

Interesting Engineering

17 Items That Can Now Become Biodegradable Thanks to Recycling Inno...

Plastic's days are numbered. Here are 17 biodegradable alternatives we've been waiting for.
How India fishermen turn ocean plastic into roads card
May 23, 2018

National Geographic

How India fishermen turn ocean plastic into roads

In an innovative project, fishermen in Kerala collect ocean plastic for recycling, cleaning the ocean in the process.
Myths about recycling card
May 23, 2018

General Kinematics blog

Myths about recycling

Dispelling the myths that have built up over the years about recycling. Check out what GK has to say!
The Truth About Compostable and Biodegradable card
May 23, 2018

LinkedIn

The Truth About Compostable and Biodegradable

Experts say that good thing about molded pulp containers, paper cups, and paperboard boxes if they don’t wind up in an actual composting site, they biodegrade wherever we throw them within 75 to 12...
Eliminating Plastic Straws Becomes Priority at Local Bars and Restaurants card
May 22, 2018

Baltimore Magazine

Eliminating Plastic Straws Becomes Priority at Local Bars and Resta...

Business owners encourage recyclable alternatives made of paper, corn, and pasta.
59 of the UK's best zero waste stores for a plastic free shopping card
May 21, 2018

Pebble Mag

59 of the UK's best zero waste stores for a plastic free shopping

Plastic-free packaging, unpackaged dry good, vegan-friendly products and reusable containers - welcome to the growing trend of zero waste shopping.
FrieslandCampina launches “innovative plant material” cardboard liter pack card
May 21, 2018

Food Ingredients First

FrieslandCampina launches “innovative plant material” cardboard lit...

FrieslandCampina long-keeping chocolate milk brand, Chocomel, is set to be packaged in a new, innovative cardboard liter pack made up of 80 percent raw plant material from Tetra Pak. The move place...
Southgate launches household-biocompostable air pillow film card
May 21, 2018

Packaging News

Southgate launches household-biocompostable air pillow film

Southgate Packaging is offering what it says is a ‘genuinely eco-friendly alternative’ to the e-commerce and distribution sectors.
Zero Waste Bistro installation provides circular-economy model at WantedDesign card
May 21, 2018

Dezeen

Zero Waste Bistro installation provides circular-economy model at W...

A pop-up restaurant that is built from recycled food packaging and that composts all of its leftovers has been set up at the WantedDesign Manhattan fair.
5 Organizations Using Cool Tech Solutions and Research to Clean Up the Oceans card
May 20, 2018

Singularty Hub

5 Organizations Using Cool Tech Solutions and Research to Clean Up ...

Like many other ecosystems, the oceans are threatened by various human activities like over-fishing, global warming, acidification, and above all, pollution. Here are five organizations and teams t...
Agilyx and Ineos Enter into Agreement to Install De-Polymerisation Technology card
May 20, 2018

Proccess Worldwide

Agilyx and Ineos Enter into Agreement to Install De-Polymerisation ...

With the intention of converting post-consumer polystyrene waste into styrene monomer, Ineos Styrolution has signed a MOU with Agilyx for installing the de-polymerisation technology at its facility.
Adidas sold 1 million pairs of sneakers made from ocean waste in 2017  card
May 19, 2018

Business Insider

Adidas sold 1 million pairs of sneakers made from ocean waste in 2017

Adidas and Parley for the Oceans is expanding its sustainability efforts with a new collection of outdoor footwear and apparel. With each piece of the collection being made of recycled ocean plasti...
Point Nemo is the most remote oceanic spot – yet it’s still awash with plastic card
May 18, 2018

The Guardian

Point Nemo is the most remote oceanic spot – yet it’s still awash w...

The area is so far flung that the nearest humans are often those aboard the International Space Station. But even that hasn’t saved it from the scourge of microplastics
This new capsule is the first in the world that combines compostability, oxygen barrier, and an improved taste and aroma experience for the consumer card
May 17, 2018

Business Wire

This new capsule is the first in the world that combines compostabi...

These new compostable coffee capsules are the first to be made entirely from bioplastic. Barrier properties preserve the taste and aroma of coffee.
Tipa innovates compostable solutions to flexible packaging's sustainability problem card
May 17, 2018

Food Inredients

Tipa innovates compostable solutions to flexible packaging's sustai...

Israeli-based company Tipa asked, what if flexible packaging could behave just like organic material? Amid large-scale headlines around plastic, such as Nestle committing to 100 percent renewable p...
Plastics explained from A to Z card
May 16, 2018

National Geographic

Plastics explained from A to Z

What are microplastics? What about a garbage patch? This glossary helps demystify plastic pollution.
Princess Mary of Denmark's Pretty Skirt Is Made of Recycled Plastic Bottles card
May 16, 2018

Who What Wear

Princess Mary of Denmark's Pretty Skirt Is Made of Recycled Plastic...

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended the Copenhagen Fashion Summit in the prettiest sustainable outfit.
Grocery Chain Waitrose Will Stop Distributing Paper Cups card
May 15, 2018

Trend Hunter

Grocery Chain Waitrose Will Stop Distributing Paper Cups

Grocery chain waitrose - In an effort to lessen its environmental impact, the grocery chain Waitrose will now only serve coffee to those who come prepared with their own reusable cups.
Miniwiz, Taiwan’s circular economy pioneer card
May 15, 2018

Living Circular

Miniwiz, Taiwan’s circular economy pioneer

Founded in 2005 in Taipei, Miniwiz transforms industrial and post-consumer waste into building materials, building modules, furniture and objects.
Recyclable and compostable pouches extend shelf-life with Sirane’s new range card
May 15, 2018

Food Ingredients First

Recyclable and compostable pouches extend shelf-life with Sirane’s ...

15 May 2018 --- UK-based absorbent food packaging specialists, Sirane, launches Earthpouch – the first plastic-free compostable food pouch which shelf-life extending capabilities. Made from p...
If we can’t recycle it, why not turn our waste plastic into fuel? card
May 14, 2018

The conservation

If we can’t recycle it, why not turn our waste plastic into fuel?

Plastic can only be recycled a few times before it becomes useless. But even non-recyclable plastic can be used to help produce petrol and diesel. Could this process help overcome the recycling cri...
Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have developed a new digital tool that can help manufacturing companies in their transition towards a circular economy card
May 14, 2018

State of Green

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have developed a...

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have developed a new digital tool that can help manufacturing companies in their transition towards a circular economy.
The problem of huge bike graveyards in China card
May 14, 2018

BBC News

The problem of huge bike graveyards in China

The problem of huge bike graveyards in China.
Business innovations for sustainable fashion waste ban looms card
May 11, 2018

Sustainable Brands

Business innovations for sustainable fashion waste ban looms

The business case for sustainability in the fashion industry has strengthened, but the pace of change still isn’t going fast or far enough, according to the newly released second edition of the Pul...