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Apr 18, 2017
The response to the question 'What constitutes eco-design?' is often 'A good recycling capability'. But this does not go far enoug...

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Apr 13, 2017
Around 322 million kilograms of post-consumer plastic packaging were collected for recycling in Canada in 2015, reports the Canadian Plastics...
Apr 12, 2017
The world's top six soft drinks brands use just 6.6% of recycled plastic on average in their bottles, reveals a survey by Greenpeace. The...
Apr 12, 2017
Leading cheese manufacturer Bel Royal Leerdammer of the Netherlands has started recycling a complex packaging-related material by using a new...
Marine biologist Jodi Salmond on a diving trip for Reef Check Australia
Apr 11, 2017
The Australian government has issued a threat abatement plan outlining various strategies to reduce marine debris. The draft document follows an...
Apr 05, 2017
‘The glass is half full, people will often remark when talking about business prospects. There is nothing wrong with optimism. But, actually, I want...
Apr 04, 2017
'China is the world's largest market for tyres, rubber, and carbon black, and there is great awareness that raw materials are limited...
Apr 03, 2017
'We managed to recycle 514 913 tonnes of PVC in Europe in 2015. This year, I expect this will grow to approximately 600 000 tonnes,' said...
Mar 30, 2017
The annual turnover of almost EUR 350 billion was linked to more than 1.5 million jobs in the European plastics sector in 2015, said Gerben-Jan...
Mar 30, 2017
Japanese firm Teijin group has launched a special project to collect used PET bottles and recycle these into polyester fibre for the production of...
Mar 30, 2017
Africa's first recycling plant that converts end-of-life plastics into commercial synthetic fuel oil is underway. Alternative Energy Systems,...
Mar 30, 2017
Entropex, one of the largest plastics recyclers in North America, has been renamed ReVital Polymers Inc. following the joint acquisition by '...
Mar 22, 2017
Consumer goods manufacturer Electrolux used twice as much recycled plastics last year as it did in 2014 by incorporating a total of 7400 tonnes into...

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