• LyondellBasell to produce -like Recycling Today

     · The polymers are made by thermal conversion of plastic scrap. LyondellBasell, a plastics, chemicals and refining company with North American headquarters in Houston, has begun making -quality polymers from raw materials derived from plastic scrap at its Wesseling, Germany, site. The company, which also has administrative offices in London

  • Tackling Increasing Plastic WasteWorld Bank

     · Tackling Increasing Plastic Waste. Plastic waste at the Thilafushi waste disposal site, Maldivesby Mohamed Abdulraheem. In 2016, the world generated 242 million tonnes of plastic waste—12 percent of all municipal solid waste. This waste primarily originated from three regions—57 million tonnes from East Asia and the Pacific, 45 million

  • Focus on potential environmental issues on plastic world

     · Several end-of-life options exist to deal with plastic waste, including recycling, disposal and incineration with or without energy recovery. The plastic recycling rate was 21.3% in 2008, helping to drive total recovery (energy recovery and recycling) to 51.3%. The highest rate of recycling is seen in Germany at 34% . As plastic packaging has

  • Plastic Waste Management Plastic Waste Reduction

    Shell is concerned about the global plastic waste issue. In some places, waste management infrastructure and traditional recycling don’t exist, or plastic waste is not managed appropriately. As a result, plastic waste can end up as litter. Plastics don’t belong in our oceans, rivers or landscapes. They belong in our homes, hospitals

  • Evaluating scenarios toward zero plastic pollution Science

     · A mess of plastic. It is not clear what strategies will be most effective in mitigating harm from the global problem of plastic pollution. Borrelle et al. and Lau et al. discuss possible solutions and their impacts. Both groups found that substantial reductions in plastic-waste generation can be made in the coming decades with immediate, concerted, and vigorous action, but even in the best

  • Industrial Röchling SGRöchling Röchling EN

    Röchling Industrial in Singapore Plastics for technical applications. Our Industrial Division offers a large selection of thermoplastics and composites for technical applications. We supply our products in the form of semi-finished products such as sheets, rods, tubes, flat bars, profiles and finished castings right through to precise machined parts.

  • The truth about recycling plasticMitte

     · Eight million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean each year. Countries like China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam contribute to 60% of ocean plastic due to mismanaged landfills. A worldwide effort. On 1 January 2018, China finally banned the import of plastic waste, across 24 categories of recyclables and solid waste.

  • COVID-19 Has Worsened the Ocean Plastic Pollution

     · COVID-19 Has Worsened the Ocean Plastic Pollution Problem. A drastic increase in use of masks and gloves, plus a decline in recycling programs, is

  • Plastic RecyclingSUEZ Australia & New Zealand

    Plastic can be separated into two categories Hard and Soft. SUEZ can assist in the identification and assessment of all plastic types and provide advice on recycling and resource recovery options for plastic waste generated by your business. In Australia, you can identify most plastics through the use of the Plastics Identification Code.

  • Coronavirus Plastic waste surges as restaurants use more

     · Plastic waste surges as coronavirus prompts restaurants to use more disposable packaging. Before the start of the coronavirus outbreak, cities and states were making some progress on banning

  • Solid Waste Management and Recycling Technology of

     · Solid Waste Management and Recycling Technology of Japan Landfill disposal technology that enables the stabilization of waste in a short time bulky PET bottles and plastic waste. Due to the worldwide problem of global warming, low-pollution-type garbage trucks, such as electric

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    PET bottles washing recycling line ZS500, ZS1000,ZS1500,ZS2000,ZS2500,ZS3000 Our PET Washing Plants are high throughput, high performance recycling systems designed especially for post customer PET bottles with caps and labels from various sources. We offer different washing recycling system to our customers from different areas according to their individual requirements.

  • Circular economy setbackBangkok Post

     · Circular economy setback. Covid-19 pandemic and low oil prices shrink the recycled plastic supply chain and undermine the circular economy in Asia and

  • Food delivery services add tonnes of plastic to Thailand’s

     · Advertisement. Before the health crisis hit, the Southeast Asian country generated about 5,500 tonnes of plastic waste per day, according to Thailand Environment Institute’s (TEI) president Dr

  • Roundup Driver shortages hamper local waste collection

     · Roundup Driver shortages hamper local waste collection, US recycling infrastructure begs $17B expansion Plus California's budget surplus yields $130 million proposal for recycling infrastructure, New York City progresses on solutions for its curbside trash problem, and more municipal news.

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  • Waste and Recycling Management with SAP

     · Waste and Recycling Management with SAP Customer Engagement and Commerce Fleet Planning, Waste Collection, Truck Scale Application It enables the planning and control of resource use and service delivery, assignment of resources to orders, and comparison of different utilizations, all closely integrated into the • Enable short-term

  • PlasticsRecycling Today

     · The recycling industry is responsible for collecting processing and marketing billions of dollars worth of metals, paper, plastics and other recovered materials. Through Recycling Today and Recycling Today Global Edition , market directories, and industry conferences, GIE serves the scrap and recycling industry in North America and globally.

  • Recycling in Singapore A Guide For Those Who Wish To Be

     · Singapore’s domestic recycling rate is a mere 20%. Many of us want to do our part in being more environmentally-friendly, but we don’t know where to start, so here’s a simple recycling guide to help you kickstart a greener lifestyle Also check out Eco-friend Taobao items from just $0.80 to help reduce plastic waste.

  • Plastic piles up in Thailand as pandemic efforts sideline

     · Thailand began the year with a ban on single-use plastic bags that Bangkok office worker Nicha Singhanoi hoped would cut back the waste that puts

  • The effects on Thailand of China’s import restrictions on

     · This paper has outlined the measures and challenges facing Thailand, which was forced to address a surge in imports of plastic waste and e-waste after China imposed restrictions on its own imports of waste material. Thailand had imposed import restrictions and created an import permit system prior to China’s decision. However, the nation was not prepared for the extent of the subsequent

  • GUIDES EATS — Plastic Pollution Coalition

    Plastic litter from takeout orders — including cups, plates, cutlery, and straws — is a prime source of the estimated 269,000 ton s of plastic pollution swept into waterways and oceans, where they partially degrade, harming marine life and affecting human health More than 100 million pieces of plastic utensils are used by Americans every day.

  • Plastic has a problem is chemical recycling the solution?

     · Few plastics get recycled—only about 9% in the US and 15% in Europe. The mechanical recycling that dominates today is hampered by contamination and a high variety in plastic waste streams.

  • Recyclinglatest news, breaking stories and comment

    plastic waste increased in lockdown, survey shows. Lifestyle. Tesco launches zero-waste shopping service to online customers Janet Street-Porter Is it time for recycling centres to

  • The Dilemma of Waste during COVID-19 Pandemic Heinrich

     · More plastic, less recycling . On average, Thailand produces around 27-28 million tonnes of waste a year. Among which, plastic accounts for around 2 million tonnes or about 12 percent. Since Thailand was hit with the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 however, the plastic

  • Recycling and the future of the plastics industry McKinsey

     · If plastics demand follows its current trajectory, global plastics-waste volumes would grow from 260 million tons per year in 2016 to 460 million tons per year by 2030, taking what is already a serious environmental problem to a whole new level.In the face of public outcry about global plastics pollution, the chemical industry is starting to mobilize on this issue.

  • Post-consumer packaging waste from express delivery in

     · Estimated composition of express delivery packages and parcels in China in 2017. *corrugated boxes covered by plastic bags. It was estimated that 7.8 million metric tons (MMT) (one-time standard deviation 0.5) of packaging waste were generated in 2017 from the 40 billion packages or parcels delivered in China.

  • ‘Inconvenience stores’ help Thailand turn green amid

     · In Thailand, the problem of unmanaged plastic waste has prompted its environment minister to convince 43 major shopping malls and convenience stores to stop handing out plastic

  • The Pandemic Is Making Thailand's Plastic Waste Problem

     · Plastic waste, including discarded takeout containers, masks, and gloves, shot up 62% in Bangkok since the coronavirus pandemic broke out. Thailand is one of five countries, along with Indonesia, the Philippines, China, and Vietnam, that produce half of the plastic in the world's oceans.

  • Increased plastic pollution due to COVID-19 pandemic

     · 2. Impacts of COVID-19 preventive measures on the environment in a short-term scenario. At first glance COVID-19 pandemic seems to be indirectly contributing towards the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (namely 11, 12, 13, 15 SGDs) by increasing overall health and safety of cities by reducing the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), outdoor air pollution, environmental noise level

  • Wasteful packaging is going out of fashion Vogue Business

     · A big part of the waste crisis is the result of packaging, which the fashion industry is using ever more of in the age of online retail. In the EU, total packaging waste in 2016 amounted to nearly 87 million tonnes or about 170 kg per person. Much of it is plastic, which is often not recyclable and can take a significant toll on the environment.

  • What happens after you toss a recyclable plastic container

     · Due to strict regulations and high recycling costs, US exports about 1.6 million tons of plastic waste to China and Hong Kong to recover valuable plastics to be sold back to the western world. However, much of the plastic waste was not recyclable because it was contaminated with food or dirt hence, the bulk of the waste ended up in China’s

  • COVID-19 and waste production in s A trend

    The results show that 45–48% of the respondents observed an increased consumption of packed food, fresh food, and food delivery. One of the main reasons for the increased waste generation during the lockdown was the fact that people have spent more time at home. In addition, increases of 43% and 53% in food waste and plastic packaging.

  • Unsustainable plastic consumption associated with online

     · Considering that pandemic-driven surge in plastic consumption is expected to further increase (Klemeš et al., 2020) as well as the low plastic recycling rate of the Philippines , this may be an opportune time to review the ban on incineration in order to address increasing plastic consumption. Faithful implementation of these laws is likewise required in order to fully address these environmental issues.

  • Recycling Bored Panda

    This Heartbreaking Animated Short Shows Plastic Waste Transforming Into Ocean Life Interview With Artist. It is no secret that there is a ton of trash in the ocean. 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic

  • Ending Plastic In Food Delivery With New Packaging

     · The online food delivery market reached $34.31 billion in 2017, and by 2030, it is estimated that it will be $90.95 billion.Single-use plastic packaging is a large component of the market.

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