Waste Legislation 2021-08-17 13:48:28 India: Loophole in plastic ban renders legislation toothless India’s plastic ban is seen as a leap forward in the country’s move to eliminate single-use plastics. Yet the nitty-gritty of the legislation speaks another tale. read more ... Chemical Recycling 2021-08-16 22:23:22 Japan to launch infinitely scalable plastic recycling project A new thermal recycling plant utilising a proprietary technology that promises to infinitely convert and recover hard to recycle plastics into oils is set to be built in Japan. read more ... Packaging Solution 2021-08-16 16:14:12 Morrisons offers customers free water refills In an effort to curb plastic waste, the UK retailer intends to offer costumers free refills on their water bottles across all its stores and petrol stations. read more ... Bottle Recycling 2021-08-12 19:21:13 UK: Call for bottle deposit scheme grows loud Will bottle deposit schemes prove the new 'plastic bag charge' within the context of the UK? read more ... Sustainability 2021-08-12 17:19:00 Samsung announces new sustainability commitment As part of its sustainability vison for mobile applications, Samsung plans to eliminate plastic packaging for its smartphones by 2025. read more ... Plastic Research 2021-08-11 11:02:52 Oversight and regulation of toxic chemicals in plastic lacking, report says 24% of chemicals found in plastic products are toxic, according to an ETH Zurich study. Information gaps on the possible environmental impact of these additives are concerning. read more ... Plastic Alternative 2021-08-09 11:28:27 Aluminium cans to replace plastic bottles in Japan In a move towards a more sustainable economy, Japanese beverage vendors are switching out plastic bottles for aluminium cans. read more ...
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