The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Tianning Diao, associate professor of chemistry at New York University, with funding for research on "upcycling" poly(acrylic acid), a plastic component commonly used in household products.
Samsara, a new Australian enviro-tech start-up supported by The Australian National University (ANU), looks to “infinitely” recycle plastic to overcome the global plastic pollution crisis.
Plastics are an indispensable part of today's society. These nimble polymers help keep foods fresh, cars safe, arteries clog-free and have countless other uses.
Researchers have been investigating the possibility of capturing and using water and carbon dioxide (CO2) produced from a vehicles’ exhaust system to grow food.
The Morrison Government has announced $7 million for recycling in regional and remote Australia as it continues to create jobs and help our environment by turbocharging Australia’s waste and recycling industry.
The wind sector offers a huge opportunity for the UK to become a global leader in wind turbine blade recycling if a cross-industry approach is taken, reports the Energy Transition Alliance, a collaboration between the Net Zero Technology Centre and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), an organization that represents energy storage manufacturers across the U.S. Under the memorandum, the two organizations will cooperate on developing recycling standards for lithium-ion batteries based on their design.
Recyclable plastic has been recorded on popular beaches and urban watercourses in Adelaide, South Australia – highlighting the need for more efforts to remove and reuse all plastics from waste streams, particularly in urban areas.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently declared funding of $25 million for 10 research projects. The projects are aimed at setting scientific foundations for new technology solutions to reuse thrown-away plastics to create useful products and decrease plastics waste.
Swedish Plastic Recycling (Svensk Plaståtervinning), which is owned by a large part of the Swedish business community, is now investing heavily in building the world's largest and most modern facility for plastic recycling, Site Zero.