Funding for plastic recycling tech

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Greenback Recycling Technologies , a company striving to develop circular solutions for packaging waste, has closed an approximately £8m series A financing round. The post Funding for plastic recycling tech first appeared on Envirotec. Image: Kachatong.

5 Reasons To Use Recycled Paper

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Equal Recycling Access


Equal Recycling Access. communities and industry partners collaborate to ensure access to recycling? While most Americans would agree that recycling is important, access to recycling bins, store drop-off options and other facilities can vary greatly depending on your location.

Rebuilding recycling to go circular


Rebuilding recycling to go circular. The circular economy is a solution for our future health and wellness and recycling has a vital role to play. A circular economy is not possible without recycling, yet it can’t happen through recycling alone. As companies ramp up their circular economy goals, they’re often based on the concept that recycling will be the workhorse and catch-net of a bigger system. The Recycling Partnership’s 2020 State of U.S.

Coyuchi, full circularity and the challenge of textile recycling


The home textiles company — and other players in the textile recycling space — want to show what's possible. Circular Economy Recycling

How AI and Robotics are Transforming Recycling


How AI and Robotics are Transforming Recycling. The challenges facing recycling in the U.S. Brent Hildebrand, Vice President, Recycling U.S. Vice President, Recycling U.S. Date/Time: December 10, 2020 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT).

Different Uses of Recycled HDPE Plastic

The Environmental Blog

Also, it’s an easy-to-recycle plastic polymer in which recycling companies collect and process HDPE products. For recycling purposes, you’ll find HDPE labeled as #2 plastic. Since this HDPE plastic is durable, strong, and easy to recycle, it’s an ideal material in making plastic furniture and plastic lumber, such as recycled plastic restroom partitions. Long planks of recycled HDPE plastic are highly durable and weather-resistant.

How Corona virus is Disrupting Waste & Recycling

The Environmental Blog

The escalation of COVID-19 across the globe has hampered recycling efforts in Europe and North America. It’s also not great news for waste management and recycling, with recycling centers closing in most cities across the world, which has led to service disruptions for consumers. Services such as curbside recycling pickup have, in general, been suspended in some US states because the service requires sorting by hand. What do we do with household waste and recycling?

Engaging Middle America in recycling solutions


Engaging Middle America in recycling solutions. At Circularity 2020, I’m talking about how to engage people in recycling, and the two ideas are linked together. So what does this mean for engaging Americans in recycling? . Suzanne Shelton. Wed, 08/26/2020 - 01:00.

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Properly Recycling Your E-Waste Today

The Environmental Blog

A pile of old computers waiting for sending to recycle plant. The solution to making e-waste less of a problem is properly recycling it. By recycling e-waste, you allow companies to retrieve these precious substances which can then be reused. Recycle

Ensuring Performance and Safety in Recycled Plastics


Ensuring Performance and Safety in Recycled Plastics. As companies and consumer brands incorporate recycled plastic content into their products and as part of their circularity goals, product integrity becomes an important consideration.

2030 goals: Mattel aims for 100% recycled and recyclable toys


Circular Economy Biomaterials Commitments & Goals RecyclingFirm behind Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price plans to launch first toy made from and packaged in green materials in early 2020.

A Conversation about Chemical Recycling


A Conversation about Chemical Recycling. What is chemical recycling, and how does it factor in to the circular economy? Speakers. Mark Costa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Eastman Chemical Company. Joel Makower, Executive Editor, GreenBiz. Holly Secon. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:02.

To increase recycling rates, empower consumers and skip the guilt trip


Circular Economy Plastic Waste Recycled Paper RecyclingMessaging has to change.

The Importance Of Food Recycling

Green Living Guy

There have been a lot of campaigns about save the earth, such as using less plastic or recycling plastic bottles. Food recycling is another way to conserve resources. The post The Importance Of Food Recycling appeared first on Green Living Guy.

The aluminum can: America’s most successful recycling story that you’ve never heard


On America Recycles Day, it's time to recognize one special piece of packaging. Circular Economy Recycling Waste Management

LeSportsac's ReCycled collection uses recycled water bottles

Inhabitat - Innovation

With the modern-day zeitgeist squarely aimed at improving sustainable practices, both in the private and business world, LeSportsac's most recent release removes plastic from the waste stream while encouraging fans to continue their LeSportsac journey

Hydraloop recycles up to 260 gallons of water per day

Inhabitat - Innovation

Hydraloop is making water recycling easier for all types of buildings

What Should Businesses Do To Recycle Their Electronics in Vancouver

The Environmental Blog

In Vancouver electronics recycling is a big help to managing proper waste disposal. There are many ways you can communicate with Electronics Recyclers in your area. These are many things we need to learn about electronics and the way they are disposed of and recycled. Recycle

COVID-19 disrupts recycling programs across the US

Inhabitat - Innovation

The pandemic is impacting yet another part of our world: recycling programs

Engaging Middle America in Recycling Solutions


Engaging Middle America in Recycling Solutions. consumers to increase national recycling rates? Now the firm has fielded a follow-up study to dig into consumer understanding of the struggling recycling system and its impacts on their behavior.

Knocking landfill on the head: Recycling scheme celebrates three years

Envirotec Magazine

The National Hard Hat Recycling Scheme recently celebrated three years in operation. The group behind the scheme, Yes Recycling , initially launched it as a scheme for the construction industry. Recycling and Reuse

To boost recycling, give consumers discounts, deals and social connections


Incentives for recycling can bring that number down. Circular Economy plastic Plastic Waste Recycling Waste ManagementOver an average lifetime of 78.7 years, one American would send 67,000 pounds of waste to landfills.

Cell Phone Recycling In Aspect of Environment Benefit

The Environmental Blog

This is the reason why cell phone recycling is so important. If you decide to get a new one, see with your supplier how to recycle the one you already have, they may have a program available. You can also search for a cell phone recycling location in your community. Always erase all data on that phone before giving it to any recycling point; you can’t be too careful in today’s society. In 2007 only 10% of mobile phones were recycled. Recycle

EU beverage carton recycling rate hits 51%

Envirotec Magazine

The latest figures on beverage carton recycling in the EU show that they have surpassed 50% for the first time. The recycling rate for beverage cartons in the EU28[1] rose to 51% in 2019, a rise of 2% on 2018 figures and a continued year-on-year increase. “We Recycling and Reuse

Beyond recycling: Redesigning the business of fashion with circularity


Circular Economy Advanced Materials Clothing Fashion Lenzing Recycling SponsoredSponsored: Why fashion brands should care about circularity — and how to avoid being seen as greenwashing.

Mono-material packaging: A recycler’s wish


Recycling closes the loop for a circular economy, but the more complicated the packaging design, the lower the chance of it being recycled. Could mono-material packaging be the answer to this problem

New mattress recycling facility opens in Greater Manchester

Envirotec Magazine

A NEW facility has opened in Bolton that will seemingly recycle up to a quarter of a million mattresses thrown away in Greater Manchester every year. Through our partnership with TFR Group we will recycle over 1.5 Recycling and Reuse

Network Rail introduces coffee cup recycling points to busy stations

Envirotec Magazine

As passenger numbers slowly increase and with 60% of station retailers now open, those travelling by train or visiting the stations can make use of the bright orange bins to recycle any paper coffee cups purchased during their journey. News Recycling and Reuse

Adidas and H&M join project to scale circular fashion and recycled fibers


Adidas and H&M join project to scale circular fashion and recycled fibers. Michael Holder. Fri, 12/11/2020 - 00:05.

Why Does the USA Stuck at Recycling

The Environmental Blog

In the United States alone, recycling accounts for over $200 billion worth of industry spending. Why, then, is the United States still falling behind almost all other developed countries when it comes to recycling, renewable energy, and other resource conservation efforts? To start, our recycling infrastructure isn’t as streamlined as it may seem. The Recycling Industry Is Dead. Until very recently, recyclable waste was one of the nation’s biggest exports.

Episode 215: Recyclable snack pouches, climate athlete-activists


Circular Economy plastic Podcast Recycling Sports GreenBiz 350 PodcastPlus, how COVID-19 could affect the future of building decarbonization.

Aluminium recycling group celebrates UK’s commitment to recycling during lockdown

Envirotec Magazine

Aluminium packaging recycling organisation Alupro has thrown its full support behind Recycle Week (21-27 September). Organised by Recycle Now, this year’s campaign will run under the banner ‘Together We Recycle’ and aims to celebrate household recycling through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scaling the Market for Post-Consumer Recycled Content


Scaling the Market for Post-Consumer Recycled Content. What will it take to scale the domestic market for post-consumer recycled content? The demand for recycled plastics has skyrocketed — so much so that brands and packaging producers are experiencing limited supply.

Greenpeace finds most 'recyclable' plastics are sent to landfills

Inhabitat - Innovation

Study findings have revealed several alarming results, including that many plastics labeled as recyclable are not actually recyclable

Conference programme announced for Plastics Recycling Show Europe virtual event

Envirotec Magazine

Organisers have confirmed the full conference programme for the Plastics Recycling Show Europe Virtual Event taking place 9-11 December 2020. Fellow panellists include Ton Emans, President of Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) and Maria Ciliberti, Vice President at Borealis.

How Pandora hopes to reach 100% recycled silver and gold


How Pandora hopes to reach 100% recycled silver and gold. By 2030, Pandora, the world’s largest jewelry brand by volume, will use 100 percent recycled silver and gold in its products. As it stands, 71 percent of the silver and gold in Pandora jewelry comes from recycled sources. Pandora’s 100 percent recycled silver and gold commitment comes after the disclosure in January of its aspirational pledge to become carbon neutral in the company’s own operations by 2025.

How Keurig Dr Pepper is increasing its packaging recyclability


How Keurig Dr Pepper is increasing its packaging recyclability. One of the goals of the platform was to convert all packaging to recyclable or compostable formats by 2025, while increasing the use of recycled content. .

Recycle personal care product waste

Greenability Magazine

Did you know you can recycle razors, deodorant containers, toothpaste tubes and brushes, and waste from other personal care products? The Resilient Activist and Compost Collective KC are sponsoring a recycling drop-off site and pickup services.

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Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr Pepper team up for recycled plastics drive


The collaboration spearheaded by WWF will focus on boosting recycling infrastructure and public awareness campaigns in the U.S. Circular Economy ocean plastic plastic Plastic Waste Recycling Waste Management