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A New Weapon in the Fight Against Plastic?

A New Weapon in the Fight Against Plastic?

December 9th 2022
Plastic is everywhere. And if the bans aren’t working, we need to find ways to recycle what’s out there.
Canada Gets Ready for the Upcoming Single-Use Plastics Ban

Canada Gets Ready for the Upcoming Single-Use Plastics Ban

Also, certain items such as flexible plastic straw are exempted from the ban.
Waste Pickers Risk Their Lives to Stop Plastic Pollution- Now They’re Shaping Recycling Policies

Waste Pickers Risk Their Lives to Stop Plastic Pollution- Now They’re Shaping Recycling Policies

Punta del Este, an affluent resort town in Uruguay, is hosting the first intergovernmental negotiations to create a legally binding treaty to end plastic pollution on land and sea.
Two California Cities Ban EPS Foam, Single-Use Plastics Starting 2023

Two California Cities Ban EPS Foam, Single-Use Plastics Starting 2023

The San Diego ordinance to ban certain EPS foam products will take effect in early 2023.
New Era in Plastic Waste Management

New Era in Plastic Waste Management

RA 11898 is just the start of what I consider to be a new era in solid waste management.
Nigeria Recycles Only One-Tenth of its Plastic Waste

Nigeria Recycles Only One-Tenth of its Plastic Waste

Nigeria’s plastic waste problem has only been rising over the past several years.
New Federal Bill Aims to Cut Plastics Production

New Federal Bill Aims to Cut Plastics Production

That bill included numerous plastic reduction provisions, including a similar permit restriction provision, but so far has failed to move forward.
Plastic Recycling Steps Up for Cleaner State

Plastic Recycling Steps Up for Cleaner State

In total, these investments are estimated to yield more than 40 million new pounds of recyclable materials over the next decade.
International Council Backs Global Treaty to Eliminate Plastic Waste

International Council Backs Global Treaty to Eliminate Plastic Waste

The industry has been witnessing increased investments in recycling infrastructure and modern designing techniques to enhance product recyclability.
UM Researchers Find a Way to Recycle Previously Unrecyclable PVC Plastic

UM Researchers Find a Way to Recycle Previously Unrecyclable PVC Plastic

In addition to this PVC coats electrical wiring and is often used to make shower curtains, tents, tarps and clothing.
Plastipak’s Battle to Recycle Plastic Waste Gets Big EBRD Funding Boost

Plastipak’s Battle to Recycle Plastic Waste Gets Big EBRD Funding Boost

The recycling plant is expected to result in considerable reduction of plastic pollution in the country.
Clean Planet Energy and Repower South Reach Agreement to Tackle Waste Plastics in South Carolina and Alabama

Clean Planet Energy and Repower South Reach Agreement to Tackle Waste Plastics in South Carolina and Alabama

RePower South launched their South Carolina and Alabama facilities in 2019 in collaboration with local communities to deliver the highest recovery recycling programs in the US.
War on Plastic at Risk of Failure as Recycling Levels Slump

War on Plastic at Risk of Failure as Recycling Levels Slump

By the end of 2025, a “significant proportion” of fruit & veg would be sold loose after moves across multiple supermarkets, it said,
Honeywell, Environ Collaborate on Innovations in Plastic Recycling

Honeywell, Environ Collaborate on Innovations in Plastic Recycling

It must be noted that Honeywell has been significantly expanding its activities in Egypt for the past several years.

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