[EU] The EU Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy was adopted in January. The strategy addresses the challenges posed by the use Continue reading From plastic to seaweed: having nature as an industrial partner
[Global] China’s ban on imported plastic waste may be boosting the bottom line for Southeast Asian recyclers, but the industry risks Continue reading Journey to the waste: Has the west learned its lesson from China’s plastic ban?
[USA] Charlotte Huntley’s vision of a more organic Southwest Florida started during one of the red tide algae blooms that have plagued Gulf-front communities for a decade. Continue reading Putting sea debris to a new use
Decomposing trash produces methane, a landfill gas that can be used to produce electricity or heat. Since methane is a greenhouse gas and most landfills don’t produce enough of it to make energy production worthwhile, many dumpsites burn, or flare, the methane away so that the Continue reading Landfills can make a profit from all their rotting waste and a new patent explains exactly how to make the most out of the stinky garbage sites.