Noticias

18 ago. 2022

APR report provides policy recommendations to improve plastic recycling

The report also clarifies data from the U.S. EPA.The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), Washington, has issued a report on the progress of plastic recycling in the United States that compiles ...

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18 ago. 2022

BC adding $10 million in funding for plastics projects

As part of its 2022 budget, British Columbia will spend nearly $10 million on projects that will reduce the use of new plastic, expand reuse of plastics, and increase the use of post-consumer ...

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17 ago. 2022

South Africa: Johannesburg's growing problem of plastic pollution

Johannesburg's landfill sites are bulging with plastic waste. The city's biggest landfill site located in the Turffontein area is a hive of activity as waste trucks arrive to drop off their ...

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17 ago. 2022

Waste pickers at Kenyan dump face cancer and infertility

Acrid smoke billows from the mountain of waste at the Dandora rubbish dump in Nairobi. Plastic, glass, even medical waste - it's fresh pickings for the Marabou stalks and the people scavenging ...

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17 ago. 2022

‘Blunder’ leads to £11,200 fine for exporting ‘banned waste’

The Environment Agency has announced it has “successfully prosecuted” a former company director for a “blunder” which led to the illegal export of banned waste to Indonesia in 2019.The Agency said ...

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16 ago. 2022

Melitta funda una empresa de reciclaje en la India

Con Fair Recycled Plastic, el Grupo Melitta quiere recoger los residuos en la ciudad y reciclarlos de forma sostenible. Al mismo tiempo, se debe promover la economía local y mejorar las condiciones ...

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16 ago. 2022

Baden-Württemberg: Abfallbilanz 2021

Bei der Vorstellung der Abfallbilanz 2021 hat Umweltstaatssekretär Andre Baumann die Bedeutung des Abfalls für den Klimaschutz und die Energiewende hervorgehoben. Abfall sei schon lange ein ...

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16 ago. 2022

Korbinian Kiesl: In difficult economic times, recycling is a reason to invest

Korbinian Kiesl, President of BILLION SAS, points out the need for the right equipment for processing plastic recyclates. It’s no longer an option for today’s machines: it’s a standard. Mr. Kiesl, ...

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12 ago. 2022

Así incumplen las empresas sus promesas de contaminar menos

Dos tercios de las promesas empresariales para ser más ecológicas con los plásticos no se cumplen o no vuelven a mencionarse en sus informes.En 2008, el gigante de alimentación francés Danone hizo ...

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12 ago. 2022

China Tianying Inc. to use Honeywell UpCycle Process Technology

The company will build an advanced plastics recycling plant in China.Honeywell, with headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, has announced that China Tianying Inc. (CNTY), an international ...

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11 ago. 2022

Plastic can take hundreds of years to break down – and we keep making more

Americans throw away an estimated 2.5m plastic water bottles an hour. We need international cooperation to protect our planet and our health.Every great movie has at least one scene that stays with ...

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10 ago. 2022

Tecnologías emergentes de reciclaje de plásticos: ¿Hacia dónde se dirigen? Parte 2

A medida que la ola de residuos plásticos continúa aumentando, el mundo se encuentra en medio de una especie de "tormenta perfecta": una tormenta precipitada por la intensificación de la conciencia ...

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10 ago. 2022

Emerging Plastics Recycling Technologies: Where Are They Headed? Part 1

Plastics have multiple applications, and they are cheap to produce. But the explosion in manufacturing and consumption far outstrips the capacity to manage them at the end of life. The flow of ...

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08 ago. 2022

How the plastic industry turned the pandemic to its advantage

With its products proving indispensable to combatting Covid-19, the plastics business is reinvigorated. What will it take to bring this major polluter to heel? There are only two reasons that the ...

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08 ago. 2022

Mexico presenta un plan de acción sobre residuos marinos y contaminación por plásticos

De acuerdo con la Semarnat, el gobierno de México está comprometido a enfrentar el problema de contaminación por plástico promoviendo acciones a nivel internacional y estableciendo políticas ...

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05 ago. 2022

Austria: 522 870 toneladas de embalaje y papel usado recogidas

Los hogares austriacos recogieron un total de 522.870 toneladas de embalaje y papel usado en el primer semestre de 2022.Esto supone una ligera disminución del 2 % en comparación con el año anterior. ...

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05 ago. 2022

Is advanced recycling the answer to plastic waste?

It’s an undeniably compelling notion: Take waste plastics of all types and turn them back into the building blocks for new plastics, indistinguishable from the same molecules made from petroleum and ...

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04 ago. 2022

España apostará por el reciclaje químico pese a sus dificultades

El país necesita este tipo de reciclaje para alcanzar la neutralidad climática y la circularidad Plastics Europe (asociación paneuropea de productores de plásticos), Feique (Federación Empresarial ...

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04 ago. 2022

Así van las proyecciones en economía circular para los plásticos

¿Qué tan cerca estamos de alcanzar la meta de lograr empaques plásticos 100 % reusables, reciclables y compostables para 2025? ¿Qué acciones vienen en curso para cumplirlas? Entrevista exclusiva con ...

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03 ago. 2022

New colonialism? Greenpeace accuses developed nations of exploiting inequality with plastic waste exports

Greenpeace has accused global North nations of “colonialism” for exporting toxic and hazardous waste pollutants to global South nations unable to sustainably manage the imported waste. The report ...

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