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Pandemic-related medical waste landing in oceans / Asia is worst offender
Repsol, Versalis join “Cracker of the future” consortium / Focus on electric steam cracking
The volume of plastics waste generated by medical facilities, especially in Asia, is placing a major burden on the environment, according to US and Chinese researchers, who called for... (01.12.2021)
Repsol and Versalis say they have joined a consortium of cracker operators seeking to cut greenhouse emissions and develop a technology for electric steam cracking. Together with... (30.11.2021)
Comprehensive plans to meet climate goals faster: Net Zero Accelerator / Standalone renewable energy company
Virgin plastics use may have peaked for brands, retailers: EMF / Top consumer goods firms show more recycled content in packaging
Toward meeting its goal of becoming climate neutral by 2050, German chemicals and plastics giant BASF is bundling related cross-company activities into a new unit that will be called... (30.11.2021)
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme, has published its Global Commitment 2021 Progress Report, which for the second year in a... (29.11.2021)
Blaze hits UK processing shop / Major incident declared
Environmental Protection Agency's strategy to improve municipal solid waste recycling / Plastics provisions in US infrastructure law
A 24 November fire left UK processor Bridgewood Plastics with collapsed roofs and other damage at its production site in what local authorities declared a “major incident”. Residents near... (29.11.2021)
The US Environmental Protection Agency released a substantially revised version of its “National Recycling Strategy” to address challenges to the national municipal solid waste recycling... (26.11.2021)
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