Recycling 2021-03-05 09:30:27 Wales aims to become world number one recycler The Welsh Government has published an ambitious strategy to support a green recovery in Wales by transitioning into a ‘circular economy’. read more ... Circular Economy 2021-03-04 18:19:28 UNEA: Momentum is building for a global plastics agreement Many countries are now calling for a binding agreement to reduce plastic waste, the president of the UN Environment Assembly, Norway's Environment Minister Sveinung Rotevatn says. read more ... Circular Economy 2021-03-04 18:05:05 The amount of waste in EU slightly increased Each EU citizen generated an average of 502 kilograms of waste in 2019, the EU statistics office Eurostat calculated. The disparities within the EU are striking. read more ... Sustainability 2021-03-04 17:48:52 Plant manufacturer Andritz eyes textile recycling business The CEO of the austrian plant manufacturer Andritz, Wolfgang Leitner, sees business potential in the recycling of textiles, he said on the occasion of the presentation of the annual results. read more ... Polypropylene Recycling 2021-03-04 13:31:21 $2 Mio. Grants to Improve Polypropylene Curbside Recycling The Recycling Partnership announced nearly $2 million in catalytic grants to advance polypropylene recycling in the U.S. through its Polypropylene Recycling Coalition. read more ... circular economy 2021-03-03 10:44:05 Systemic weakness: the thing about plastic Science, environmental advocates and industry all agree on one thing: plastic needs a circular economy so that less plastic waste ends up in the eco-systems. The actual measures to be taken are in dispute. read more ... Project 2021-03-03 08:15:28 IN DEPTH: Cracking the Conundrum of What to Do With Old Landfill Sites? Across the EU the legacy of that is an estimated 150,000 to 500,000 historic landfill sites – many not built to today’s sanitary standards. A four-year EU funded project investigate the potential to recover materials, energy and land from these sites concluded. read more ...
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