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EPT New Report Solves Geomembrane Acronym Puzzle
Elvaloy®, patented by DuPont in 1973 has been used as a geomembrane plasticizer for decades. It was developed to provide a solid plasticizer or polymer to replace liquid plasticizers that would make PVC flexible without concerns of plasticizer migration. That much is clear. But what is very blurry is the usage of many of the acronyms and names used in connection with this product. There is KEE, EIA, EIP and Elvaloy®, and the distinction between these terms are important for clarifying the composition of a...
UK plastic waste set to rise 20% by 2030
The UK is set to produce 20% more plastic waste in 2030 than it does this year, with the amount of discarded takeaway drink cups and lids set to rise by a third. A report released today by the WWF to mark Earth Hour reveals that the UK will generate 6.3 million tonnes of plastic waste in 12 years, compared to 5.2 million in 2018. It also highlights how Britain is the fifth highest consumer of single-use plastic products in the EU, and the second biggest user per person of straws, takeaway drink cups, food...
New drinking water scheme to cut plastic bottle use by millions
Retailers, coffee shops, businesses and local authorities in every major city and town across England will offer free refill stations for people to top-up their water bottles by 2021. Water UK said today that the national scheme would cut plastic bottle use by tens of millions each year, while substantially increasing the availability of high quality drinking water. People will be able to use an app on their phone to find out where the nearest refill point is, or look out for signs in shop windows, while...
How Could You Buy the Best Continuous Plastic to Oil Pyrolysis Machine?
How will you pick the best continuous waste plastic to oil machine? This is a question which many audience ask. The operation of getting the equipment is very easy. Just compare different manufacturers and choose the very best brand. A number of the factors you need to take into consideration include the capacity from the machine. If you will like to handle a lots of material within a short time period, you will need to go for a piece of equipment that has high operation speed. You can check around the product...
Could incinerating the plastic mountain be an answer?
Energy from waste has its appeal China’s decision to ban its recycling operations for foreign plastics has suddenly caused a massive problem for the UK government. Up until recently, Britain has been shipping up to 500,000 tonnes of plastic for recycling in China every year, which is about 25% of our total plastics waste. Now that trade has ceased and already the problem is piling up … and is getting bigger by the day. Alternative solutions have to be found very quickly and one of the recycling...