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Bali Bans Single Use Plastics Aiming At 70% Reduction In 2019

By Mayukh Saha, Most of us must have heard of Bali in Indonesia as the ultimate beach vacation destination.However, Bali’s fame as a tourist ……

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Compete in a more resource efficient and circular economy by product policy and eco-design

An EREK workshop on the current market and policy trends on circular economy, resource efficiency and product policy is organised in Madrid on 14 February.

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Supporting the circular economy is the key to cutting environmental damage and maintaining customers, says B-Stock

Despite reports questioning the overall stability of the retail industry, businesses are continuing to thrive with e-commerce sales and fast fashion brands on the rise. The consequence of this growth,…

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Bike Tyre Recycling in a Circular Economy

This CRNS seminar will provide an opportunity for members and stakeholders alike, who are passionate about both cycling and recycling, to come together and hear from different speakers as well as network and share knowledge and ideas.The main topic of this seminar will be the challenges of bike…

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Glasgow Shopping Centres Back Initiative to Tackle Single Use Cup Waste

Two of Glasgow’s largest shopping centres have confirmed that they are supporting Cup Movement® to prevent single-use cups going to landfill or ending up as litter….

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Hobart first to ban single-use plastics | Daily

Hobart has become the first capital city in the nation to ban single-use plastics, including takeaway food containers and straws.City of Hobart councillors…

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Coral Gables to phase out single-use straws –

This article has been republished with permission from the South Florida News Service.Earlier this year, Coral Gables announced the prohibition of single-use plastic straws and stirrers in city fa……

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Single-Use and Sample-Sized Beauty Problem

There’s an elephant in the room: the market for single-use and sample-sized items is out of control. For every few items we recycle, there are surely a thousand eye cream samplers winding up in the ocean.

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Ontario mulls single-use plastics ban in waste diversion strategy | CTV News

Ontario is weighing a ban on single-use plastics as part of a broader strategy to send less waste to landfills.

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‘Single-use’ people’s choice for 2018 word

Rising environmental concern over disposable plastic items has seen “single-use” become the people’s choice for the Macquarie Dictionary word of the year.

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Circular economy strategies would tip balance in battle against dangerous climate change, says report

The world can maximise the chances of avoiding dangerous climate change by moving to a circular economy, according to a report from Netherlands-based social enterprise Circle Economy launched on 22 January at Davos during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

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“Circular Economy” – hacking a broken system while building a new future | Harald Friedl | TEDxTirana

Harold is the Circle Economy’s CEO, with extensive international experience running both for-profit and non-profit businesses with a focus on scaling impact. Before joining…

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HEALTHY SEAS – What is Circular Economy and how can it be applied in the Arctic?

On January 23rd, our very own Veronika Mikos was invited to present the Healthy Seas initiative at the Arctic Frontiers event (Tromsø, Norway), during the workshop “Triple “R”ctic: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

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New Survey from UL and Newsweek Vantage Finds Circular Economy Strategies Have Gained Boardroom Appeal

As the concept of a ‘circular economy’ has gone from relative obscurity to the corporate boardroom in recent…

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Ireland Begins Single Use Plastic Bottle Review

Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Minister Richard Bruton has announced a review that will consider how the country can deliver a 90% collection target for single use plastic bottles.

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Innovative Packaging Company to Unveil First UK Localized Circular Economy at Packaging Innovations – WhatTheyThink

Innovative Packaging Company to Unveil First UK Localized Circular Economy at Packaging Innovations Friday, February 01, 2019 Press release from the issuing company

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IKEA is a shining example of the circular economy and sustainability mega-trend

The recommerce and circularity trend continues to grow, and adoption is critical to the future survival of any business….

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Africa’s Growing Economies, Youth Create E-Waste Challenge

A new report says the world produces at least 50 million tons of electronic waste each year, and that number is expected to double 30 years from now. The impact of all that electronic junk is especially felt in Africa.

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Asheville couple curbs single-use plastic consumption despite family history

A Montford couple who pledged to go plastic-free in January plan to continue their drastic lifestyle change to help raise awareness and empower others. “We did start it as a one-month challenge,” says Hilary Drake.

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Oregon considering statewide ban of single-use plastic bags

Oregon is reportedly considering enforcing a ban on single-use plastic checkout bags.

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Global Search Seeks Alternatives to Single-use Plastics

Registration is now open for the Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge, a partnership between National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures.

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Reusable Sandwich Bags- A Better Alternative to Single-use Plastic Bags!  (This is news?)

Reusable Sandwich bags are the best innovations far away! Having trouble finding the right lunch box with bag for your needs? Tired of wasting your hard earned money on cheap, inefficient lunch packs that do not give you any value

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Voco Gold Coast drops single-use plastic amenities

Single-use bathroom amenities have been removed from voco Gold Coast in an effort to reduce its plastic usage, with refillable bottles now in all rooms.

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Your Old Electronics Are Not “Garbage” | San Jose E-Waste

San Jose E-waste is one of the few recycling centers in San Jose that ethically breaks down the electronic waste and IT Assets.https://wp.me/p91kmk-24…

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How to Make Single-Use Plastic Reusable

In the current climate, single-use plastic has become one of the most pressing matters on the subject of sustainability.We have already established that the…

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Hobart’s single-use plastic ban an Australian first, but business council says small businesses unfairly hit

Hobart City Council has voted 8-4 in favour of a by-law that could see the city become the nation’s first to ban single-use plastics by 2020.

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Sustainability showcase: Erase the e-waste – News on TAP

How Denver Water recycled more than 9 tons of electronic waste last year.Source: Sustainability showcase: Erase the e-waste – News on TAP…

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EU; Single-Use Plastics Finally Banned By 2021

More than 80 per cent of marine litter is plastics according to the European commission.Plastic residue is found in many marine species such as fish and shell fish and thus is present in the human……

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EU backs 2021 ban on single-use plastics

The new measures are expected to save €22 billion in environmental damages by 2030…

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MGM Resorts International reduces single-use plastic straws

LAS VEGAS – MGM Resorts International announced that single-use plastic straws will only be served upon request at company operated restaurants in the U.S. As one of the world’s top five largest non-chain restaurant operators in the world, MGM Resorts and its employees understand their…

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Trader Joe’s ditching single-use plastics for eco-friendly options

Trader Joe’s has vowed to use sustainable packaging to help decrease the 1 million pounds of waste it generates annually from plastic bags and produce containers.

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FKUR Position Paper: Heading for a Circular Economy with Bioplastics –

In a new position paper, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH offers its viewpoint on the use of biobased and biodegradable plastics, and their contribution to a circular economy.

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electronic recycling san jose | San Jose E-Waste

No worries when you have the assistance of the Top e-waste recycling company in San Francisco – https://sanfranciscoewaste.com/ San Francisco E-waste is proficient and capable in the removal and the disposal of the large IT installations such as data centers and storage clouds along with the safe…

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HEALTHY SEAS – UN landmark report says we need to shift to a circular economy

Today, UN Environment published its sixth Global Environment Outlook (2019) in time for the Fourth United Nations Environmental Assembly, calling on decision makers to take immediate action to address pressing environmental issues to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals as well as other Internationally Agreed Environment Goals, such as the Paris Agreement. GEO-6 outlines the current state of the environment, illustrates possible future environmental trends and analyses the effectiveness of policies.

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SAP BrandVoice: Can A Circular Economy Help Clean The Oceans?

We have a massive pollution problem when it comes to plastics, but we already have all the solutions! We just need to wake up and change from a take-make-waste approach to a circular model that eliminates waste.

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EU funds can save 14 countries from missing the circular economy targets, suggests new report

Food Waste is an economic, environmental, social and ethical issue.The strategy to tackle it has to cover the whole food system from crop to compost.Read the Zero Waste Europe Policy Paper on Food Systems.

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QFC completes phaseout of single-use plastic bags

Kroger Co.chain first to do so under companywide effort…

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Europe and China look to boost ties on environment, water, and circular economy issues

An EU delegation headed by EU Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella visited China from 1 to 3 April to continue with the process of deepening EU – China environmental bilateral relations.

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Newcastle United eliminates single use plastic from training ground

Newcastle United Football Club has become one of the first Premier League clubs to eliminate single-use plastic water bottles from its training ground.

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Cell ‘Tower of Babel’ highlights China e-waste problem | Inquirer News

A Chinese artist unveiled a sculpture made of discarded mobile phones and shaped like a cell tower to highlight the problem of e-waste.

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Plasma gasification can enable circular economy sustainability for packaging

As we realize that the 3Rs approach is failing to achieve our sustainability objectives, plasma gasification stands out as the most promising solution. As we realize that the 3Rs approach (Reduce, Reuse. and [selective] Recycle) is failing to achieve our sustainability objectives, plasma gasification stands out as the most promising solution.

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25+5 SDG Cities Leadership Platform is Moving Industry Excellence Partners to Full Circular Economy

Fortum & Light Star Solar among Frontrunners…

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‘Attenborough effect’ leads to 53% drop in single use plastic in 12 months

r/worldnews: A place for major news from around the world, excluding US-internal news….