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The National
Oct 08, 2017

Avani plant-based technology that rivals plastic arrives in the UAE

The cassava bag by Avani will break down into carbon dioxide and water within six months
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Oct 03, 2017

A way to repeatedly recycle polyester has just been discovered

Of the 80 billion pieces of clothing produced each year, only a fraction is recycled. But researchers in Hong Kong have found a way to extract and reuse polyester fibres infinitely.
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Sep 28, 2017

How Plastic is damaging planet hearth

There are 500 times more pieces of microplastic in the sea than there are stars in our galaxy and by 2050 it is estimated there will be more plastic than fish.
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Sep 27, 2017

The hottest startups in Stockholm

Stockholm's startup secret? Make sure you have an international outlook from day one
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BBC News
Sep 25, 2017

How Plastic became victim of its own success

Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.
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Trend Hunter
Sep 20, 2017

Raepak's Biopolymer Bottles are Manufactured from Sugarcane Waste

A UK company called Raepak recently launched a Biopolymer sugarcane plastic alternative. Companies using plastics such as HDPE, PET and PVC can now look at a straightforward solution.
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Sep 19, 2017

Dell Calls on Rivals to Help Clean Up The Ocean

The challenge may seem overwhelming: Roughly 8 million tons of plastic waste enters the oceans each year, and there will be more plastic.
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The Better India
Sep 15, 2017

A Great Alternative to Plastic Bottles: made of clay, these bottles...

Made of clay, these bottles are handmade and cool water through the natural process of evaporative cooling.
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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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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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Harvard Business Review
Sep 01, 2017

Competing on Social Purpose

Brands that win by tying mission to growth
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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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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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i news
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 printing techniques.
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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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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 solutions that unlock the potential of the Circular Economy.
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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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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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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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Plastics Insight
Jun 09, 2017

Unilever brings out New Technology to Recycle Plastic Sachet Waste

Unilever brings out its ground-breaking new technology called CreaSolv Process to recycle sachet waste. The CreaSolv Process technology, developed in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Germany will turn sachets into plastic and channeled back into the supply chain–creating a full circular eco...
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EPC Group
Jun 07, 2017

A solution to one of the world's major waste problems: CreaSolv® Te...

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, almost 138,000 tons of polystyrene cups are thrown away in the US every single year.
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May 19, 2017

New SWEEP Standard Aims to Change Our Approach to Solid Waste Manag...

Learn how the new SWEEP standard could change the way we handle solid waste management by setting standards for sustainable materials management.
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May 12, 2017

Unilever moves to close the loop on polluting plastic sachets

The consumer goods giant is setting up a pilot plastic recycling plant and a waste collection system in Indonesia, and wants to make its circular economy technology open source.
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