News - 11 Jun 2021
According to a new study, the common bacteria E. coli can be used as a sustainable way to transform post-consumer plastic into vanillin.
Plastic waste. Image Credit: Getty...
News - 4 Jun 2021
Ahead of World Environment Day this Saturday (5th June) HLP Klearfold, the world's largest producer of innovative and environmentally friendly printed plastic/acetate packaging, has created a...
News - 30 Nov 2020
In November 2020, a biomethane plant of the German energy plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER went live in Papillonnière near the town of Vire in Normandie, France.
The WELTEC biomethane plant...
News - 15 Oct 2020
New research indicates that glitter could be causing ecological damage to our rivers and lakes.
The study, led by Dr Dannielle Green of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and published in the Journal...
News - 3 Sep 2020
In light of emerging evidence showing how a commonly used class of insecticides can spread through the environment to pollinators, predators and other insects they are not intended to kill,...
News - 7 Jul 2020
Coles has taken a major step towards its goal of becoming Australia’s most sustainable supermarket after diverting more than 1 billion pieces of soft plastics from landfill.
News - 30 Jan 2020
A team of researchers have designed a new method for disintegrating plant-based plastics into their initial building blocks, possibly enabling products to be recycled more than once, without any loss...
News - 28 Oct 2019
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With the world’s industries looking to reduce their waste, and more initiatives being implemented to focus even more on recycling, the...
News - 17 Oct 2019
Coca-Cola has unveiled the first ever sample bottle made using recovered and recycled marine plastics, demonstrating that, one day, even ocean debris could be used in recycled packaging for food or...
News - 2 Aug 2019
Petcore Europe, the industry organization representing PET value chain, introduces the “Special Industry Group - SIG” to position PET monomer recycling as a viable addition to the...