From mealworms to mushrooms, companies and scientists are experimenting with more sustainable methods of disposing of medical plastics.
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Indian roads will have some plastic waste in them, as the country’s Supreme Court has ordered such recycling of this waste stream.
Shade balls have been all the rage as a potential California drought solution… except they won’t work. They will create lots of plastic waste, though.
Waste industry leaders agree: the recycling business needs fixing! A service model is one possibility; a market of committed buyers is another.
Plastic microbeads are polluting waterways, and legislatures around the US, as well as some companies making these additives, are responding.
The TIO toothbrush concept incorporates bioplastics with a replaceable head to create much less plastic waste than the traditional product.
A start-up in Jalisco, Mexico, thinks a combination of agave bagasse & waste plastic would make a great composite lumber product, composting comes to the office, and more.
Our annual deposit of plastic in the ocean dwarfs previous estimates, according to a new study by UC Santa Barbara and the Ocean Conservancy.
Social enterprise Plastic Bank wants to turn plastic waste into a valuable commodity for the world’s poorest people.
The K2 clean cook stove concept can cleanly burn small amounts of plastic trash in its fuel mix, a common practice in the developing world.