Customers will be able to recycle packaging such as bread bags, salad bags and crisp packets.
Advanced recycling technologies could turn problematic plastic waste destined for landfill into valuable resources, according to a new report by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency.
Indore-based Pooja Dubey Pandey launched her startup Biotech Era Transforming India (BETI) to grow mushrooms using stubble, and has since expanded into packing material
ndustries looking to calculate their carbon footprint are creating a demand for the right tools for measurement. The Carbon Calculator created by Sustainable Wines of Great Britain is an effort to support the industry in measuring its environmental impact and taking steps to improve.
A new type of plastic that can be easily broken down into its chemical building blocks and reassembled into high-quality products could reduce the amount of plastic waste ending up in landfill.
Aluminum beverage cans are the most recycled drinks package in the world, according to a new analysis by Resource Recycling Systems (RRS). Commissioned by the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), Beverage Can Makers Europe (BCME) and Abralatas in Brazil, the study used global recycling data to calculate and validate the global recyclability rates for aluminum, PET and glass beverage containers.
Altshausen, 16th August, 2021 – The recycling and waste disposal sector is in constant evolution, with an increasing degree of complexity and growing volumes. New regulations, policies and targets have been introduced across the world to address the global waste issue.
The Union environment ministry notified the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules (2021) that prohibits the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of identified single-use plastic items.
Centre Notifies Ban on Single-Use Plastic Items from July 1, 2022, Increases Thickness of Polythene Bags to 120 microns
Centre on Thursday notified ban on the use of ‘single-use plastic items from July 1 next year and increased thickness of polythene bags from 50 microns to 120 microns. The thickness clause will, however, be implemented in a staggered manner in two phases, beginning September 30. Currently, polythene bags of less than 50 microns are banned in the country.
Moving to the ITC Next horizon, the Business is pioneering a planet-friendly initiative through innovative fibre-based solutions, including moulded fibre technologies for specialised packaging, leveraging its existing proprietary R&D platforms and global collaborations.
NatureWorks Passes Final Authorization Milestone for New Fully Integrated Ingeo PLA Manufacturing Plant in Thailand
MINNETONKA, Minn., August 9, 2021 – Continuing its global manufacturing expansion plan, NatureWorks, the world’s leading manufacturer of low-carbon polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymers made from renewable resources, has obtained final authorization from parent companies, GC International Corporation Company Limited, a subsidiary of PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC) and Cargill Incorporated (Cargill), to build a new Ingeo™️ PLA manufacturing complex in Thailand. NatureWorks plans to invest in excess of $600 million to construct the complex, which will include production sites for lactic acid, lactide, and polymer, making it the world’s first PLA facility designed to be fully integrated.