Month: April 2019

The Circular Economy Team April 13, 2019

How Plastic Pipes Could Contribute More to Sustainability and the Circular Economy Plastic pipes have transformed our utility networks, meaning that today waste water is transported safely and securely, and in much greater quantities than in times gone by. In today’s civil engineering and building environments, plastics are an essential part of our drainage and sewerage systems.

The Circular Economy Team April 13, 2019

For people who use plastic straws out of want rather than necessity, it’s easy to hear about the straw bans going around the country and not really care. However, for some people with certain disabilities and their advocates, this is a huge deal.

The Circular Economy Team April 13, 2019

Microsoft’s new budget Surface laptop might launch tomorrow. The first Chromebooks with Snapdragon 845 processors are on the way. And The New York Times looks at the potential for financial gain as well as environmental disaster that comes with the growing global problem of e-waste

The Circular Economy Team April 13, 2019

Importers are reminded that the ban on the importation of single-use plastics took effect today, Monday, April 1. Products such as petro-based single-use plastic cups, cutlery, including plastic knives, forks and spoons; stirrers; straws; plates; egg trays (both plastic and Styrofoam), and Styrofoam containers used in the culinary retail industry can no longer be imported.

The Circular Economy Team April 12, 2019

Greenpeace España has welcomed ambitious measures approved by the European Parliament to tackle marine litter coming from the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on beaches.Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News…