Saturday, January 28, 2023

PLA Bioplastic Causes More Sleight-of-Hand Confusion

Is packaging made of polylactic acid (PLA) derived from corn intended to be compostable or recyclable? News about the biopolymer creates mixed signals. PLA Bioplastic...

Eco-Friendly and Biodegradable Paper Senses Attributes about Food

by Seoul National University Eco-Friendly and Biodegradable Paper Senses Attributes about Food: A research group led by Prof. Seung Hwan Ko from the Dept. of Mechanical...

Dow Accelerates Goals for Circular Plastics

Company will meet rapidly growing demand with 2030 Transform the Waste target by building industrial ecosystems to collect, reuse, or recycle plastic waste. Dow Accelerates...
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Germany to Get Europe’s Largest Advanced Recycling Plant

Mura Technology will build the advanced recycling facility at Dow’s Böhlen site in Germany. Completion is expected by 2025. Germany to Get Europe’s Largest Advanced...

Plastics of the Future is Sustainable, Thanks to Chemical Recycling

By Kelsey Simpkins Plastics of the Future is Sustainable, Thanks to Chemical Recycling: One day in the not-too-distant future, the plastics in our satellites, cars and...

Institute Introduces Recyclable Structure Composites

A new generation of sustainable composite materials with flame-retardant properties currently being developed also offer improved performance and designability. Institute Introduces Recyclable Structure Composites: The Madrid Institute...

Biodegradable Plastic Mulch

Biodegradable Plastic Mulch: During the growing and harvest seasons, vegetable producers often begin their day before sunrise and finish as the last light is...

New Plastic Material Biodegrades in Ocean Water

by University of California - San Diego New Plastic Material Biodegrades in Ocean Water: Plastics, now ubiquitous in the modern world, have become a rising threat...

Cracking the Carbon Removal Challenge

Founded by MIT chemical engineers and winner of an XPRIZE Carbon Removal milestone award, Verdox is working to move the needle on climate change. Leda...

Company Converts Waste Plastic into Recyclable Material

VTT spinoff Olefy uses gasification technology to turn plastic waste into high-value virgin-grade plastics. Company Converts Waste Plastic into Recyclable Material: A process that could...
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