Challenges & Innovations for WEEE Recycling Outlined in Budapest 2019-10-18 14:30:53 Change of Approach from ‘Hazard’ to ‘Risk’ Urged at BIR E-Scrap Committee Meeting At the recent BIR E-Scrap Committee meeting, held this week in Budapest, the core of a guest presentation outlined the key challenges and innovation in WEEE recycling within Europe. read more ... Marita Schmid’s Journey Sponsored by Mondi 2019-10-15 16:43:21 Austrian Additions to All-Female eXXpedition Study into Plastic Waste in the Oceans The first two Austrians to join eXXpedition Round the World voyage, which set sail from Plymouth, UK on 8 October 2019 to travel through some of the most important and diverse marine environments on the planet in over 30 voyage legs, are due on-board soon. read more ... 8 out of 10 Canadians Support Ban on Single-Use Plastics 2019-10-01 15:18:42 Canadian Elections – FOE Calls on Politicians to Tackle Pollution from Plastic Waste Half way through the federal election, Friends of the Earth Canada has delivered a message to Canadian politicians – ‘the electorate wants action to stop plastics pollution’. read more ... Organisation Also Calls for Stronger Policy to Improve Plastic Recycling 2019-09-20 14:58:03 European Trade Body FEAD Signs & Reacts to Circular Plastics Alliance’s Declaration FEAD has joined the Circular Plastics Alliance, while drawing attention to the importance of a stronger policy to significantly improve plastic waste recycling and reincorporation of recycled polymers into new products. read more ... Over 80,000 tonnes of Plastic used in UK Farming Annually 2019-09-17 16:05:39 Tom Heap and RECOUP Address Growing Issue of Plastic Waste from Farms BBC Countryfile and BBC Radio 4 ‘Costing the Earth’ presenter, Tom Heap, will be moderating at the RECOUP annual conference next week at the KingsGate Conference Centre in Peterborough. read more ... New Recyclable Plastic Could be a Alternative to Non-Recyclable Plastics 2019-09-17 14:09:24 IN DEPTH: Berkeley Lab’s Infinite Loop for Recyclable Plastics Researchers at Berkeley Lab in California have developed a ‘next generation’ plastic which can be recycled indefinitely on a molecular level, allowing it to be formed back into new products of any shape or colour with no degradation. read more ... New Study in Collaboration with Polymer Comply Europe 2019-09-06 14:48:54 European Plastics Converters Launches 3rd Edition of Recycling Survey Trade association, European Plastics Converters, decided to conduct the third edition of its survey on the use of recycled polymers by plastics converters in Europe in cooperation with Polymer Comply Europe. read more ...
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