Saturday, December 15, 2018
Michelin pledges to 100% recycled tires by 2048

Michelin pledges to 100% recycled tires by 2048

Michelin has pledged that by 2048, all of its tires will be manufactured using 80% sustainable materials and 100% of all tires will be...
Manufacturers urged to scrap ‘smorgasbord’ of plastic in packaging

British plastics industry launches plan of action

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has launched Plastics: A Vision for a Circular Economy, which outlines a range of key proposals intended to drive innovation...
Princes to produce bottles from over 50% recycled plastic

Princes to produce bottles from over 50% recycled plastic

Princes has declared that the bottles it produces across its soft drinks and oil ranges will be made with over 50% recycled plastic. The food...
European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

The European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) has pledged to increase the collection of PET bottles and up the overall use of recycled PET....
Researchers discover ‘infinitely’ recyclable polymer

Researchers discover ‘infinitely’ recyclable polymer

Colorado State University chemists have taken another step toward waste-free, sustainable materials that could one day compete with conventional plastics. Led by Eugene Chen, professor...
Scientists accidentally discover plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists accidentally discover plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists have engineered an enzyme which can digest some of our most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world’s...
European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

2 Sisters leads by example with plastic recycling strategy

2 Sister Food Group is attempting to lead the food processing sector by example after launching a wide-ranging initiative to recycle more plastics across...
Unilever developing breakthrough food packaging technology

Unilever developing breakthrough food packaging technology

Unilever is pioneering breakthrough food packaging technology through a new partnership with start-up Ioniqa and PET resin producer Indorama Ventures. Ioniqa has developed a proprietary...
Aldi throws weight behind WRAP’s plastic initiative

Aldi throws weight behind WRAP’s plastic initiative

Supermarket Aldi has thrown its weight behind WRAP’s new cross-sector initiative to transform the UK plastics system and tackle plastic pollution. The initiative aligns with...
Transparency initiative launched to boost ship recycling practices

Transparency initiative launched to boost ship recycling practices

Forum for the Future and the Sustainable Shipping Initiative have launched the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative in a bid to boost responsible ship recycling...

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Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...
Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Flexible energy options, such as energy storage, smart-charging electric vehicles, demand response and interconnectors, are needed to ensure that the energy transition proceeds on...