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1Report Confirms US Generates Most Plastic Waste of Any Country on Earth | GearJunkie'Reckoning with the U.S. Role in Global Ocean Plastic Waste' is a new 250-page consensus study that finds the U.S. produces more unreclaimed ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
2Plastic Recycling Market Rapidly Growing Aided by Government and Industry SupportRecycling of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics growing by almost 7% and reaching $15.5 billion in the United States. As plastic waste ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
3Plastics Trashing Oceans Have Their Biggest Source in US - FlaglerLiveThe study calls current U.S. recycling systems “grossly insufficient to manage the diversity, complexity and quantity of plastic waste.2021-12-04Click to Read More...
4Plastic Trash In The Ocean A Global Problem, But The US Is Main Culprit - PatchPer capita, the United States produces far more plastic waste than China ... to manage the diversity, complexity and quantity of plastic waste." ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
5What are the trends in food packaging? - HortidailyReducing, reusing, and recycling are the pillars of waste management, ... or cardboard boxes that include a plastic bag that allows dispensing the ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
6Report Confirms US Generates Most Plastic Waste of Any Country on Earth | GearJunkieAdding to the issue are incoherent and broken waste management systems, including mishandled recyclables. Up to 80% of stateside plastic waste is ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
7Plastic Recycling Market Rapidly Growing Aided by Government and Industry SupportRecycling of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics growing by almost 7% and reaching $15.5 billion in the United States. As plastic waste ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
8Urgent action needed over 'worryingly low' plastic packaging recycling rates, says EPAWaste from construction increased by about a third, to 8.8 million tonnes. A significant portion of Ireland's waste was exported for treatment, that ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
9NWRA accepting nominations for hall of fame - Waste Today... company presidents, COOs and senior executives of disposal operations, trade associations, consulting firms and manufacturing facilities.2021-12-04Click to Read More...
10P&G faces shortage of recycled plastic in race to meet sustainability goals - WKZO(Reuters) – Procter & Gamble Co has lofty goals for cutting its environmental impact by 2030 but obtaining recycled plastic for more sustainable ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
11Scientists find coastal marine species living among trash in open ocean - CTV NewsMarine creatures and plants typically found in coastal regions have found new ways to survive in the open ocean by colonizing plastic pollution, ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
12P&G faces shortage of recycled plastic in race to meet sustainability goals | Financial PostProcter & Gamble Co has lofty goals for cutting its environmental impact by 2030 but obtaining recycled plastic for more sustainable packaging is ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
13Urgent action needed over 'worryingly low' plastic packaging recycling rates, says EPAPlastic packaging rates of recycling are “worryingly low” at 28%, with a continuing trend towards energy recovery (incineration.).2021-12-04Click to Read More...
14Fill the Batcave with toy cars and plastic race tracks in Hot Wheels Unleashed's first expansionHot Wheels Unleashed has proven to be a surprisingly fun little racer, channeling the spirit of Mario Kart's Rainbow Road shenanigans across an ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
15Company fined for spilling plastic debris into Penobscot Bay - Portland Press HeraldThe fine was reasonable because plastic residue will impact the marine environment in the area, Pamela Parker of the Maine Department of Environmental ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
16Company that spilled more than a ton of plastic into Penobscot Bay must pay $17,800 fineLast December, two bales of plastic en route to an incinerator in Orrington dropped into the water as they were unloaded from a cargo vessel.2021-12-04Click to Read More...
17On the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, scientists find a surprise - NBC NewsScientists documented more than 40 coastal species clinging to plastic trash, including mussels, barnacles and shrimp-like amphipods.2021-12-04Click to Read More...
18Promote substitutes for single use plastic: CS - Daily PioneerThe chief secretary of Uttarakhand S S Sandhu has said that substitutes of single use plastics should be promoted in order to stop its usage.2021-12-04Click to Read More...
19HT Readers' take: Chandigarh needs a clean-up act - Hindustan TimesThough our ranking has improved, our aim is to get star rating for which, we will've to focus on waste segregation, plastic ban and reuse of ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
20IKEA Assembles a Future Without Plastic Packaging - TreehuggerFurniture retailer IKEA says it will be plastic-free by 2028.2021-12-04Click to Read More...
21Plastic Recycling Market Rapidly Growing Aided by Government and Industry SupportRecycling of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics growing by almost 7% and reaching $15.5 billion in the United States. As plastic waste ...2021-12-04Click to Read More...
22On the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, scientists find a surprise - NBC NewsScientists documented more than 40 coastal species clinging to plastic trash, including mussels, barnacles and shrimp-like amphipods.2021-12-04Click to Read More...
23NWRA accepting nominations for hall of fame - Waste TodayThe hall of fame class of 2022 will join the 205 inductees from 1986-2021 who have been recognized by the industry.2021-12-04Click to Read More...
24Full-Circle: AZEK Disrupts PVC Recycling by Revolutionizing Takeback - Sustainable Brands... this entire value-chain approach can disrupt the plastic waste paradigm meaningfully, as AZEK continues to scale up collection and processing.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
25US Needs National Strategy to Deal With Plastic, Report Says. This Sandhill Crane's Injured ...The U.S. needs a national strategy to deal with its plastic waste problem, which the country produces at a greater rate than the entire European ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
26The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a 'raft of life' for animals - Popular ScienceAnimals displaced hundreds of miles from shore are living on the pieces of plastic that float in the Pacific Ocean.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
27EarthBeat Weekly: This Advent, can we start to break our addiction to plastic?The fish in "Finding Nemo" said it best: All drains lead to the ocean. And that's where an alarming amount of plastic waste ends up, according...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
28Mondelez Spotlights Zero Waste at Oslo Airport - CSRwireMondelēz International's first-ever zero waste activation at Oslo Airport ... to Advance Global Efforts in Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
29Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the top source – a new report ...(THE CONVERSATION) Plastic waste of all shapes and sizes permeates the world's oceans. It shows up on beaches, in fish and even in Arctic sea ice.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
30Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the top source - The ConversationAn estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enters the ocean each year – equivalent to dumping in a garbage truckload of it every minute.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
31Moot highlights plastic pollution issue - The News International... process and curated a community-led problem-solving engagement opportunity to address the issue of plastic waste management in Pakistan.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
32U.S. Is World's Biggest Producer of Plastic Waste, Report Finds - EcoWatchThe United States is the world's leader in the generation of plastic waste, nearly all from fossil fuels, and must develop a plan to curb its ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
33UN plans to drastically expand plastic waste management in India - Knowledia NewsAcross India's many towns and cities, which are often ranked among the world's most polluted, the absence of an organized management of plastic ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
34Ireland 'overreliant on incinceration' to manage waste - The Irish TimesMunicipal waste. The share of plastic packaging waste sent for incineration with energy recovery increased from 64 per cent in 2018 to 69 per cent in ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
35Scientists Made an Eco-Friendly Plastic Using DNA From Salmon Sperm - Smithsonian MagazineThere are about 6.3 billion tons of plastic trash on the planet, ... this plastic made from salmon sperm could help reduce plastic waste if it ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
36NH-based company fined for plastic debris spill in Maine bay - WABINH-based company fined for plastic debris spill in Maine bay. Cleanup underway as plastic waste washes ashore in Penobscot Bay.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
37Plastic Additives Market Size by Revenue to Reach USD 38.77 Billion by 2026 - AriztonKey Highlights Offered in the Report: Flame retardants emerged as the largest additive type in the global plastic additives market. Commodity plastics ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
38UN plans to drastically expand plastic waste management in India - KDAL 610By Neha Arora NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United Nations Development Programme aims to almost triple its plastic waste management to 100 cities in ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
39Kickstart: Year-end shopping sprees | Plastics NewsPlastics News Staff ... Halting plastic trash delivery ... containers filled with plastic waste generated in Germany that was bound for Vietnam.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
40WWF on Twitter: "It should have been recycled but... Exported plastic waste is often dumped or ...Exported plastic waste is often dumped or burned with disastrous consequences for people and nature ⚠️ Add your voice to our call for a ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
41Recycling Plastic Waste into Valuable Products - Azom.comPlastic waste tends to be comprised of a range of polymers; for example, polyethylene (PE), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyvinyl chloride ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
42Touba Local Operators site visit to Plastic Recycling Units - Global Green Growth InstituteAs part of the plastic waste management component in the city of Touba, local operators recently trained on the development of a business plan for ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
43From Shillong to Chennai, Goa to Delhi, meet the new guard of design in India | Vogue IndiaThey will also release a new collection of outdoor furniture made from waste plastic this month. Vritima Wadhwa, 32. Furniture and interiors designer, ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
44Charity news round-up (03/12/21) - letsrecycle.comLondon-based waste management business Powerday and housebuilders, ... which identified the most common plastic litter items on the Tidal Thames.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
45HT Readers' take: Chandigarh needs a clean-up act - Hindustan TimesThe MC needs to bring in more upgrades in its waste management plants. ... The government must ban plastic all across the country as plastic, ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
46Race Is On for Commercialization of Plant-based Plastic Bottle | plasticstoday.comMeanwhile, Coca-Cola said its 100% plant-based plastic bottle is ready for commercial-scale production. ... Just Ask Waste Management.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
47EarthBeat Weekly: This Advent, can we start to break our addiction to plastic?Graph showing U.S. plastic waste management (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). The U.S. has ...2021-12-03Click to Read More...
48Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the top source - The ConversationThe study calls current U.S. recycling systems “grossly insufficient to manage the diversity, complexity and quantity of plastic waste.”.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
49Edmonton diverts 4,000 tonnes from landfill in first yard-waste pickup | CBC NewsThe equivalent of 275000 bags of yard waste was diverted from landfill this fall as part of the city's new collection program.2021-12-03Click to Read More...
50Mondelez Spotlights Zero Waste at Oslo Airport - CSRwireMondelēz International's first-ever zero waste activation at Oslo Airport ... to Advance Global Efforts in Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling.2021-12-03Click to Read More...