Article - 11 Aug 2009
We've all now heard the warnings that potentially dangerous chemicals can leach from plastic containers into food and drink but what are these chemicals, how do they get out of the plastic and what...
News - 15 Apr 2009
The consumption graph of plastics across the globe is increasing swiftly, owing to the enhanced benefits displayed by plastics over other heavier metals. With plastics finding application in a wide...
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 Oct 2019
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Inaccessible Island is an extinct volcano and world heritage site rising out of the South Atlantic Ocean. Most of the island periphery is sheer...
News - 20 Aug 2019
Artificial limbs made out of plastic water bottles could save healthcare providers millions of pounds and help tackle pollution at the same time.
An expert at De Montfort University Leicester...
News - 6 Mar 2019
CARBIOS (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), a company pioneering new, bioindustrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has announced that it has successfully produced the...
News - 28 Feb 2019
A new recycling process has been developed by the researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
This process involves the conversion of...
News - 25 Oct 2017
Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, from sidewalks and street barriers, to buildings and bridges, according to a new study.
News - 19 Apr 2017
The Eco Connect Bottle® System is a patented container coupling technology that utilizes a precise exclusive recess molded into the bottle base. This enables empty bottles to be connected to...
News - 19 Jul 2011
ECO Plastics, Europe’s leading plastic bottle recycler, has raised £24m to drive expansion plans at its Hemswell recycling facility. The funds provide a solid financial platform for the...