Problem Six Times Bigger than Great Pacific Garbage Patch 2019-02-01 11:55:02 Draft EU Law to Tackle Micro Plastic Waste The EU could ban the use of microplastics and microbeads in all products using its powerful chemical laws under a draft bill tabled this week. read more ... No Cost-Benefit Analysis Conducted for Alternatives 2018-12-21 11:59:55 EuPC: EU Proposal on Single Use Plastics Will Not Cut Plastic Waste in the Oceans EU politicians have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory with its Directive on the reduction of certain types of single-use plastic packaging, according to trade association EuPC read more ... Bid to Match Supply and Demand for Plastic Recyclates 2018-12-14 12:34:16 EU Commision Circular Plastics Alliance to Create Market for Recycled Materials The European Commission has launched an alliance of industry stakeholder as to reduce plastics littering, increase the share of recycled plastics and stimulate market innovation. read more ... Trade Body Says Proposal Would Not Stop Marine Litter 2018-12-14 12:14:59 FEAD Slaps Down Norway’s Basel Convention Amendment on Plastic Waste A proposal to amend the Basel Convention to change the current status of scrap plastics waste destined for recovery which has been tabled by Norway in a bid to combat marine litter has been cautioned against by FEAD. read more ... Synova Power’s Patented Technology to Help Keep the Oceans Clean 2018-11-23 12:51:39 VIDEO: Clean Investment Firm FullCycle Backs Waste Gasification Technology FullCycle, an investment firm dedicated to reversing climate change profitably, has published a video explaining how it hopes to recover energy from wastes destined for landfill or the oceans using gasification technology. read more ... Waste Free Oceans Commences Plastics Remediation Action in the Azores São Miguel Island Pilot Project to Remove Plastic Waste from Coast 2018-10-18 17:26:20 Waste Free Oceans Commences Plastics Remediation Action in the Azores In collaboration with the Swiss watch firm, Baume, on Monday, 15 October, Waste Free Oceans started a plastic waste remediation action on São Miguel island, the biggest island in the Portuguese Azores archipelago. read more ... Italian Firm Launches Renewable & Degradable Microplastics Alternative for Cosmetics 2018-09-28 13:53:30 Novamont’s Biodegradable Answer to Plastic Pollution from Microbeads To tackle the problems created by microplastics, both in the waste stream and the environment, Italian bioplastic firm has developed a range of readily biodegradable ingredients. read more ...
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