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TOMRA Sorting Recycling helping operators meet China's import ban

TOMRA Sorting Recycling helping operators meet China's import ban

TOMRA Sorting Recycling has published an e-book containing advice on how to meet the tough new rules for sending recyclable materials to China.

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GM surges toward sustainability success and the circular economy

GM surges toward sustainability success and the circular economyLock icon

General Motors (GM) has surpassed its 2020 goal of reducing the carbon intensity of its operations by 20%, three years ahead of schedule, with the company announcing in its just-released 2017 Sustainability Report that since 2010, GM has reduced the energy...

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Envirostream pressuring manufacturers & governments to minimise battery waste

Envirostream pressuring manufacturers & governments to minimise battery waste

Envirostream, founders of Australia's only lithium-ion battery recycling plants, are calling on electronics manufacturers and governments to keep battery waste out of landfill.

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Circular economy could make it possible to keep global warming below 2°C

Circular economy could make it possible to keep global warming below 2°C

A new study shows how circular economy business models, re-circulation of materials and greater material efficiency of products are the keys to building a competitive, net zero emissions industrial economy in Europe.

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An Australian bee is set to disrupt the plastics industry

An Australian bee is set to disrupt the plastics industry

Humble Bee, a biotech start-up founded in New Zealand, is on the way to reducing the use of plastic in a major way through the reverse-engineering of the nesting material of the Australian masked bee in a bid to manufacture a biodegradable alternative...

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IKEA commits to be a 'truly circular business' by 2030

IKEA commits to be a 'truly circular business' by 2030

IKEA has added to its rich array of sustainability pledges by planning to become a truly circular business by 2030, committing to design its products with new circular principles and stating that they will only use renewable or recycled materials in the...

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Volvo partners with WhiteGrey for new plastic pollution campaign

Volvo partners with WhiteGrey for new plastic pollution campaignLock icon

WhiteGrey Sydney has joined forces with the Australian arm of Swedish automaker Volvo for a new environmental campaign called the Living Seawall, which aims to fight against the issue of plastic pollution in our oceans.

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The rise of the "Phenix": giving a second life to food waste

The rise of the "Phenix": giving a second life to food waste

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), a third of the world's food output is lost or wasted between the time it is produced and the time it is consumed.

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91% of plastic isn't recycled, according to report

91% of plastic isn't recycled, according to report

In the last six decades, human beings have produced over eight billion metric tonnes of plastic, and if we keep going at the current rate there will be around 12 billion tonnes of waste in landfills by 2050.

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Nordson EFD introduce new sustainable collapsible Film-Pak cartridges

Nordson EFD introduce new sustainable collapsible Film-Pak cartridges

Precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer Nordson EFD have introduced the Film-Pak, a sustainable film-based dual cartridge for two-component packaging and dispensing applications.

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