Mikko Paunio: How the Recycling Industry has added to Marine Plastic Litter 28.06.2018 11:10 BLOG: Save The Oceans – Stop Recycling Plastic Only a small fraction of plastic recovered from consumers is actually recycled: the material collected is dirty and so mixed up that most recovered plastic is simply burned or dumped: on land, in rivers, or even directly in the oceans. read more … Waste Plastics Need Floor Value to Boost Recycling 19.06.2018 13:46 BLOG: How to Transform Plastic Recycling Isabel Hilton explains that if we valued plastic differently we would recover its embedded energy and greatly reduce pollution both in the oceans and on land. read more … Covanta’s Fishing for Energy Arrives in Connecticut 05.06.2018 15:26 Connecticut Port Recycles Fishing Waste for Materials and Energy The Connecticut port of Stonington has become the latest to participate in the Fishing for Energy partnership, a program that provides commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear. read more … Waste Plastics Starve Marine Mammal to Death in Thailand 04.06.2018 11:51 VIDEO: Dead Pilot Whale Had Over 80 Plastic Bags in its Stomach According to a report by the BBC Environmental officials spent around a week using boats in an effort to float the whale and put up a sunshade for it, but the creature died last Friday in a canal in Songkhla province. read more … Reverse Vending Machines Capturing 35bn Waste Bottles Annually 15.05.2018 12:54 TOMRA Backs Plastic Pollution Research eXXpedition as Leader Speaks at IFAT 2018 TOMRA, has come on board as the Title Sponsor for eXXpedition’s next highly anticipated all-women plastic research voyage North Pacific 2018. read more … UN Environment Publishes Videos and New Zealand Joins 11.05.2018 14:08 IN DEPTH: Microplastics, the Volvo Ocean Race and the CleanSeas Campaign The Volvo Ocean Race Science Programme has found the highest levels of microplastics in the South China, UN Environment has published videos on its CleanSeas Campaign and New Zealand has joined. read more … Cautious Welcome from Waste & Recycling Industry 29.03.2018 12:08 REACTION: UK Bottle Deposit Scheme to Boost Recycling A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and cut the amount of waste and litter polluting land and sea will be introduced in the UK subject to consultation later this year. read more …
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