Staff Writer

Breakthrough discovery of endlessly recyclable plastic

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have designed a recyclable plastic – called poly(diketoenamine) or PDK – which can be disassembled into its constituent parts at the molecular level and then reassembled into a different shape, texture and colour over and over again, without loss of performance or quality.

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Onkaparinga Council to introduce fortnightly green bin collection

The South Australian state government has welcomed the City of Onkaparinga Council’s vote to introduce fortnightly green organics waste collection services for its residents. The move now means that all metropolitan councils will, or have moved, towards fortnightly green bin collection, in a bid to reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill.

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