We’ve just received our first sample from Teemill, only one word: WOOOOWWW… 😎👍 Why?
Nous venons de recevoir notre premier échantillon de chez Teemill, juste un mot : WAAAAOOOOWWWWW… 😎👍 Pourquoi ?
Less than 10% of plastic trash is recycled – compared to almost 90% of metals – because of the massively complicated problem of finding and sorting the different kinds. Frustrated by this waste, Mike Biddle has developed a cheap and incredibly energy efficient plant that can, and does, recycle any kind of plastic.
While plastic has many valuable uses, we have become addicted to single-use or disposable plastic — with severe environmental consequences. Around the world, one million plastic drinking bottles are purchased every minute, while up to 5 trillion single-use plastic bags are used worldwide every year…
Consumer goods companies across beverages, processed foods and alcohol have begun exploring alternative packaging solutions, including glass, to reduce use of plastic on mounting concerns over plastic waste, and possible bans by more state governments after Maharashtra.
Both living creatures and plastic products have a mix of properties and characteristics that make them unique. at CREAX, projects usually start by making a comprehensive description of the properties of products & technologies.
A student may have found a solution to one of the world’s most urgent environmental crises – breeding bacteria capable of “eating” plastic and potentially breaking it down into harmless by-products. The microbes degrade polyethylene terephthalate (PET) – one of the world’s most common plastics, used in clothing, drinks bottles and food packaging.
Plastic isn’t the problem when it comes to plastics in the marine environment, the issue comes from how plastic is used and disposed of. This was the message from marine litter expert, Richard Thompson OBE, on day two of Resourcing the Future 2018.
Modern life would be impossible without plastic – but we have long since lost control over our invention.
Why has plastic turned into a problem and what do we know about its dangers?
Three billion people rely on seafood as their primary source of protein, according to the Marine Stewardship Council. About 70% of the air we breathe is produced by marine plants, and 97% of the Earth’s water supply is contained in the oceans.
A new chemical process can liquify plastic. The next challenge? Creating a machine that can recycle the sludge on an industrial scale. One single-use plastic bag takes at least 450 years to degrade. Give Miranda Wang three hours and she can reduce ten of them into liquid.
Marine litter – and particularly its plastic component, commonly called ‘ocean plastic’ or ‘plastic pollution’ – is a hot topic now. Photos and television programs showing marine wildlife killed by plastic pollution have sparked public outcries.
More than 50 nations are taking action to reduce plastic pollution, says the UN in the biggest report so far. India will eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022, with an immediate ban in urban Delhi.
Every one of India’s 1.3 billion people uses an average 11kg of plastic each year. After being used, much of this plastic finds its way to the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, where it can maim and kill fish, birds and other marine wildlife.
An innovating solution against plastic waste. The Manta is the first multihull ship in the world capable of collecting in mass the plastic wastes in open sea, and nearby coasts, when they are still under form of macro-waste.
Breaking News: A plastic tsunami has hit the shores of Rio de Janeiro. It sounds like the plot of a bad disaster movie, doesn’t it? Yet Latin America is under attack from wave after wave of garbage, much of it plastic.
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