A group of 13 organisations from the plastics value-chain has called on member states and other stakeholders to help them meet their EU circular economy goals.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have developed an effective process to turn old clothing and textiles into high-quality building products such as flat panels.
During the UN’s big COP24 climate summit in Poland, fashion industry leaders, including several well-known apparel brands, have joined the newly launched UN Climate Change’s Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Change, which envisions the industry achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
The first LEGO plants made from plants have been unveiled, with the company releasing new botanical elements – including trees, leaves and bushes – made from a plastic produced using sustainably-sourced sugarcane.
The Coca-Cola company announced a new agreement extending a loan to Ioniqa Technologies to facilitate the development of Ioniqa’s proprietary technology to produce high-quality, food-grade recycled PET content from hard-to-recycle PET waste.
The Swiss food and drink industry conglomerate Nestle has recently announced it is set to launch the Nestle Institute of Packaging Sciences, which aims at creating eco-friendly solutions to tackle the growing packaging waste problems.Read more
Household food scraps could be transformed into environmentally-friendly plastic bags and cups, thanks to up to £60 million ($106 million) of new funding from the UK government.Read more
In a new partnership, Coca-Cola Australia and CitizenBlue are coming together to create new solutions to NSW’s waste challenge and introduce more drink container recycling options at venues and events in Sydney and regional NSW.Read more
Plastics have their place in society and bring considerable benefit when used and consumed responsibly. Yet we can do much more to make sure that end-of-life plastic packaging is recovered and recycled to maximise the value of the energy and materials used in its manufacture.
Representatives from across the European Union (EU) recently met in London to find out how London is accelerating its transition towards a circular economy.