• Lead in plasticsRecycling of legacy material and

     · 1. Introduction. Current consensus in the scientific community is that there is no safe level of exposure to lead (Pb), and in particular for young children (Lanphear, 2017, Spungen, 2019).Thus, cumulative childhood exposure can result in damage to the brain and nervous system, slowed growth, anaemia, hearing loss, and behavioural and learning problems, while in adults exposure can increase

  • Circular economy modelDanone

     · Circular economy of packaging. of packaging. At Danone, we want to offer nutritious, high-quality food and drinks in packaging that is circular, keeping materials in use and out of nature. Packaging is fundamental to our ability to provide people around the world with nutritious, high-quality food and drinksbut we recognize that this

  • Microfiber pollution an ongoing major environmental issue

     · Textiles release microfibers to the environment during production, use, and at end-of-life disposal. There is a potentially large and growing risk to the environment associated with microfiber pollution, which requires protection and sustainable development in the textile and fashion industry. To date, early-stage research efforts, perhaps the most important initial actions to explore more

  • (PDF) Project Proposal for Post-Consumer Plastic Recycling

     · Protection License from Central Environment Authority. Around 25 percent of total recycled plastic is reused for production . specifically designed to cut plastic into smaller plastic pieces.

  • Plastic Waste Science and Sustainability Dow Corporate

     · Our three-part strategy represents our commitment to finding ways in which we can continue to provide the convenience of plastic, the protection of plastic, the affordability and safety of plastic, while ensuring that none of that plastic ends up in the environment or is lost to landfill. We will work to keep plastic out of the environment.

  • Technology and Sustainability Innovation Go Hand-in-Hand

     · We have a goal that of our packaging will be made from recycled or renewable materials by 2030, and with our new Latitude 2-in-1s, we expanded our use of ocean-bound recycled plastic materials into newly designed recycled product cushions. And we’re transitioning to sustainably forested cardboard across our product packaging.

  • Newly launched range of adhesives and coatings enables

    October 16, 2019 Henkel introduces RE-product range to contribute to a circular economy Newly launched range of adhesives and coatings enables improved packaging recycling Düsseldorf, GermanySustainability is a task for the entire packaging industry, regardless of one’s place in the value chain. As a leader in adhesive

  • Sustainable Packaging & Plastic Bottle Recycling evian

    The new collapsible 5L ‘water bubble’, is made from recycled plastic, is recyclable and uses 60%** less plastic packaging compared to a 1.5L evian bottle. The launch of (re)new is a step forward for evian in reducing packaging and keeping plastic out of nature, bringing us closer to our 2025 circularity commitment***. evian

  • Plastic Waste Science and Sustainability Dow Corporate

     · As part of newly launched sustainability targets, Dow intends to stop the waste by enabling 1 million metric tons of plastic to be collected, reused or recycled through its direct actions and partnerships by 2030. Dow also aims to close the loop by enabling of Dow products sold into packaging applications to be reusable or recyclable by 2035.

  • National Overview Facts and Figures on Materials, Wastes

     · Measured by tonnage, the most-recycled products and materials in 2018 were corrugated boxes (32.1 million tons), mixed nondurable paper products (8.8 million tons), newspapers/mechanical papers (3.3 million tons), lead-acid batteries (2.9 million tons), major appliances (3.1 million tons), wood packaging (3.1 million tons), glass containers (3 million tons), tires (2.6 million tons), mixed

  • The war on plastic 5 green laws for 2020weforum

     · France has banned a range of items made from single-use plastic, including plates, cups, and cotton buds, and drinks bottles when used in school canteens and catering services. This time next year, cutlery and straws will go the same way, along with styrofoam

  • Lead in plasticsRecycling of legacy material and

     · 1. Introduction. Current consensus in the scientific community is that there is no safe level of exposure to lead (Pb), and in particular for young children (Lanphear, 2017, Spungen, 2019).Thus, cumulative childhood exposure can result in damage to the brain and nervous system, slowed growth, anaemia, hearing loss, and behavioural and learning problems, while in adults exposure can increase

  • Victoria’s new environment protection lawsupdate from

     · Victoria’s new environment protection legislation is intended to commence on 1 July 2021. This is the most significant reform to Victoria's environment protection laws in the 50 years of EPA's existence. This webinar will be an opportunity to explore key changes to environmental regulations cater to your questions — submit questions that you want answered as part of this session be an

  • SABIC says it will boost its recycling presence

     · Saudi Arabia-based petrochemical firm SABIC says it will work in cooperation with customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group to introduce International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC)-certified circular polymers in 2019, during what it calls “a market foundation stage” for the recycled-content polymers.. SABIC says its certified circular polymers will be produced in the

  • (PDF) Project Proposal for Post-Consumer Plastic Recycling

     · Protection License from Central Environment Authority. Around 25 percent of total recycled plastic is reused for production . specifically designed to cut plastic into smaller plastic pieces.

  • Newly launched range of adhesives and coatings enables

     · Partnering with raw-material supplier ExxonMobil, Henkel has developed a full PE laminated stand-up pouches ‏ (SUP) that can be recycled and reused to create new SUPs. The new SUP packages contain up to 30 percent recycled SUP content themselves, including recycled adhesive, and offer performance that is on par with existing packaging.

  • 5 innovations that could end plastic waste Greenbiz

     · The competition invites designers and materials scientists to reinvent the types of plastic packaging that are almost never collected and recycled, and end up in landfill, incinerators or in the environment. The winners are awarded a share of the $2 million prize, as well as a 12-month accelerator program, in collaboration with Think Beyond

  • Plastic has a problem is chemical recycling the solution?

     · In the European Union, about 14.8% of the roughly 27 million t of plastic waste was recycled in 2016, according to the European Commission. Plastics recycling is a battle against entropy.

  • Can we kill plastic?CNET

     · The world's production of (newly produced) plastic has grown by about 4% a year since 2000, as we use more and more of it in our daily lives, Geyer's research found.

  • What if Plastic Never Became Waste?News & Articles

     · What if Plastic Never Became Waste?News & Articles. In communities all over the world, circular recycling solutions provide a path to keeping plastic products out of our natural environments for good. In the center of the Pacific Ocean, weighing more than 87,000 tons, is an amorphous vortex of trash known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

  • SABICSABIC delivers dynamic showcase of pioneering

     · At K 2019, SABIC is showcasing the latest range of its SABIC® PURECARES polymer portfolio products such as new SABIC® PP 514M12 ultra-high melt flow resin for lightweight, breathable fabrics in nonwoven items such as diapers, sanitary products and surgical gowns, as well as other advanced spunbond PP materials designed to reduce the environmental impact.

  • Circular economy modelDanone

     · Circular economy of packaging. of packaging. At Danone, we want to offer nutritious, high-quality food and drinks in packaging that is circular, keeping materials in use and out of nature. Packaging is fundamental to our ability to provide people around the world with nutritious, high-quality food and drinksbut we recognize that this

  • SABICSABIC demonstrates leadership in sustainable

    SABIC is presenting a number of packaging solutions made from their mechanically recycled polymers at K 2019. Design for Recyclability. There is an urgent need for sustainable packaging solutions that are designed with recycling in mind and offer a reduced carbon footprint per produced unit.

  • Resilica sustainable worktops & surfacesMy Green Pod

    Resilica sustainable worktops & surfaces. Beautiful & polished alternative to imported granite, quartz & dorian surfaces. Made entirely in the UK from recycled glass. Reduces carbon footprint. Choose from over 600 existing colour recipes, or create your own personal Resilica mix for

  • 2019 Packaging Innovation Award Winners Dow Inc.

    The all-plastic container, made of a proprietary injection-molded polymer resin, is recycled and recyclable. The can is designed with a triple-lock seal that snaps on and off to prevent dents and leaks, and eliminate rust. It’s treated to resist “skinning,” so the paint or coating inside remains as fresh as the day you opened it.

  • Carnival Corporation Releases 2019 Annual Sustainability

     · MIAMI, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE CCL NYSE CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today released its 10 th annual sustainability report, developed in accordance to the high standards of the Global Reporting Initiative. Titled "Sustainability from Ship to Shore," the report is available on the company's newly redesigned sustainability website at www

  • Packaging Away the Planet Greenpeace USA

     · Many plastics are designed for single-use [iii] purposes, where customers have a product for mere seconds or minutes before the plastic is removed and disposed of. Most single-use plastics are not or cannot be recycled properly, and thereby end up polluting our oceans, waterways, and communities, negatively impacting our health directly, as well as the health of land- and marine-based ecosystems.

  • 22 Sustainable Building Materials to Consider for Your

     · Rather than buying newly cut wood from a lumber yard or home improvement store, give used wood new life. Reclaimed wood can be used for flooring, fencing, doors

  • Clariant additives enabling recyclability of plastics

    Licocene® Performance Polymers maximizing recyclability and upcycling of textile flooring & artificial turf. Muttenz, September 19, 2019Through a “Symphony of Collaboration” with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry

  • Infineon’s SECORA™ Pay solutions enable contactless

     · SECORA™ Pay with Coil-on-Module (CoM) package comes with a newly developed antenna, specifically designed for cards made from recycled ocean-bound plastic or wood. It is the industry-wide thinnest payment module with a copper wire antenna, which allows cost-efficient card manufacturing for mass deployment.

  • Single-use plasticsEuropa

     · incorporating 25% of recycled plastic in PET beverage bottles from 2025, and 30% in all plastic beverage bottles from 2030 Objectives EU rules on single-use plastic products aim to prevent and reduce the impact of certain plastic products on the environment, in particular the marine environment, and on human health.

  • EnvironmentFormosa Plastics

     · Protecting the marine environment is a core value for Formosa. Formosa has financially supported independent, third party water quality and biological community monitoring of Upper Lavaca Bay for over 25 years and the annual findings are published and made available to the public.

  • The war on plastic 5 green laws for 2020weforum

     · 1. Tax rises for high-polluting cars in France. France is getting tough on vehicle emissions. High-polluting cars, such as SUVs, are now subject to higher levies. Until now, owners have had to pay an additional $14,000 on vehicles that breach emissions limits of

  • SCS Formulate 2019 Laura Marshall Award for Innovation

     · The company said “It has been developed to reduce plastic waste and transport emissions, and comes in a water-soluble, biodegradable pod.”Lehvoss with its ‘One Hit Wonder’ intensive hand and nail cream designed in the form of single-use pastilles that melted onto the skin.

  • Plastic has a problem is chemical recycling the solution?

     · In the European Union, about 14.8% of the roughly 27 million t of plastic waste was recycled in 2016, according to the European Commission. Plastics recycling is a battle against entropy.

  • Packaging & Waste

     · However, we know that when plastic is not recycled or recovered correctly, it creates plastic pollution, which is harmful to the environment, and we want to play our part in addressing this issue. As of 2020, 78% of our global guest packaging weight comes from fiber materials, with the remaining 22% made up of plastics, mainly for functional

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