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  • Vacuuming plastics from the oceans

    As marketers increasingly look to brand their companies as "green" to win a larger share of consumers" greenbacks, the vacuum maker Electrolux"s green marketing campaign offers stark contrast to BP"s "greenwashing." The embattled oil company changed its logo into a green-and-yellow sunflower and its slogan to "beyond petroleum" - then pumped millions of gallons of oil per day directly into the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • End of waste regulations – the plastics perspective

    Plastic is not currently covered by the end of waste regulations, which sets out when certain waste stops being classified as waste, and gains the status of a product or secondary raw material. However, technical documents have been submitted to the European Union*, and it is one of the sectors currently under consideration.  On End of Waste criteria, there are two main issues currently ...


    By Environment Media Group

  • Manchip3Media helps to keep plastics out of the sea

    Secure waste destruction specialistManchip3Media (M3Media)has geared up for further growth by installing a new shredding system. The DIN66399 certifiedUNTHA RS30shredder will make light work of the old-format media that M3Media is processing on behalf of key customers including Sky, the BBC and Channel 4. Capable of tackling thousands of tapes per day, the machine promises to recoup both ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Warden Plastics invests £240,000 following growing demand

    The plastic extrusion and moulding manufacturer supplies into several industries, however, says its expanded Biomedia product range of random filter media for wastewater treatment is fueling the need for enhanced production capabilities. As a result the company has invested in two extruders from Davis Standard and five standalone, custom made chillers for extrusion from F&R Products Ltd. ...


    By Warden Biomedia

  • Why designers should think ‘circular’ with recycled plastics

    Enhanced brand values, lower manufacturing costs and consistency of quality and supply are among the key reasons why product designers should ‘think circular’ and use recycled plastics in new goods, suggests a leading plastics recycler. “But alongside the environmental benefits of using recycled content versus oil-based virgin polymers, designers should consider consumers’ ...

  • Method Unveils Breakthrough Bottle Made of Ocean Plastic

    Today, Method, the leading innovator in premium, eco-conscious household and personal care products, unveiled its latest innovation in sustainable packaging -- a bottle made out of plastic collected from the North Pacific Gyre, often referred to as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Method's bottle is 100 percent post-consumer polyethylene, 25 percent of which is plastic collected from the Gyre. ...


  • Education Needed in Changing Face of Plastics Recycling

    Many consumers have questions about where and how to recycle their plastics, and because collection differs from municipality to municipality, the answers aren’t always easy to find. To help address these issues, the ...

  • PuroMill™ Polymeric Media for Clean Nanoparticle Creation is now available

    Purolite, a leading manufacturer of advanced resin technologies for the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Industrial sectors, announced that PuroMill™ polymeric milling media is available for sale globally. In high-energy nanomilling applications, PuroMill™ reduces the particle size of pharmaceutical and chemical compounds to nano scale (< 100 nm) to enhance physical and chemical ...


    By Purolite Corporation

  • Green EnviroTech Corp. Retains 1st Capital Resources as Media Consultant

    Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. (OTCBB: GETH), a company at the forefront of waste plastics recovery and recycling, announced today that it has retained the services of 1st Capital Resources as a media relations consultant. Located in Boca Raton, FL, 1st Capital Resources has a select client list that includes firms in energy, mining, finance, hospitality, and the environmental sectors. ...


  • Filtronics, Inc. of Anaheim an authorized dealer of NXT-2 Media

    Filtronics, Inc. announces an agreement with EP Minerals for distribution of their NXT-2 media for the removal of arsenic, fluoride, lead, phosphate, chromium, selenium, antimony and other contaminants. NXT-2 is a direct replacement for arsenic absorption media and for most ion exchange arsenic applications. Filtronics is offering the NXT-2 media in addition to their already extensive product ...


    By Filtronics, Incorporated

  • ASO Bio-carrier MBBR media developed by PEWE, LLC.

    The ASO Bio-carrier is the latest development by Process Engineered Water Equipment, LLC (PEWE) in MBBR media for biological treatment of wastewater.  The ASO Bio-Carrier is an efficient media for moving bed biofilm reactor MBBR aerobic or anoxic applications.   The plastic surface is especially designed to ...

  • Final Call for Media Accreditation for UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)

    The first-ever UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) will open its doors on 23 June 2014. Media are alerted that online registration will remain open until Monday, 16 June EOB. To register: please go to http://www.unep.org/unea/media/accreditation.asp. Collection of registration badges and on-site ...

  • Can One Goldfish Inspire Action Against Plastic Pollution?

    Project Kaisei (www.projectkaisei.org), the ocean cleanup initiative of non-profit Ocean Voyages Institute, dedicated to ridding our world ocean of plastic, is taking the unconventional approach of using a single goldfish as its not-so-secret fundraising weapon. The quirky, ...


  • Worker suffers severe burns at Bellevue, Ohio, plastic company

    Employer name: Wilbert Inc., Belmont, North Carolina Investigation site: Wilbert Inc., operating as Wilbert Plastic Services 635 Southwest Street Bellevue, Ohio Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Toledo ...

  • Plastic Bag Collection Events Tip the Scales on America Recycles Day

    Plastic bag recycling took on an educational and festive flair in schools, village squares, college campuses and retail store parking lots during America Recycles Day 2011, as community groups in 35 states embraced the message that plastic bags should not be treated like trash. In all, more than 130 plastic bag collection activities were held to celebrate the annual event sponsored by Keep ...


  • Biodegradable Plastics Are Not the Answer to Reducing Marine Litter, Says UN

    Widespread adoption of products labelled 'biodegradable' will not significantly decrease the volume of plastic entering the ocean or the physical and chemical risks that plastics pose to marine environment, concluded a UN report released today. The report, "Biodegradable Plastics and Marine Litter. Misconceptions, Concerns and Impacts on Marine Environments", finds that complete biodegradation of ...

  • Plastic to Oil Technology Company Envion to Present at CleanEquity Monaco Conference

    Washington, D.C., January 27, 2010 -- Envion Inc., a Washington D.C. based renewable waste-to-energy company, has been chosen to ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Poop to plastic? how what`s in your dumpster is suddenly a resource

    If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Companies Urged To Disclose Data On Plastic To Cut Pollution And Improve Resource Efficiency

    Companies could become more sustainable by improving the way they measure, manage and report the amount of plastic they use in their business operations and supply chains, according to ground-breaking new research by the Plastic Disclosure Project, the UN Environment Programme and natural capital analysts Trucost. The report, entitled Valuing plastic: the business case for ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Application-based solutions: LESER Critical Service Safety Valves – the first choice to secure plants with highly corrosive media

    You work with chlorine, acids or alkaline solutions and need to secure your plant against over pressure? We offer you with our Critical Service safety valves a standardized solution for this ...


    By Leser GmbH & Co. KG

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