Liquid Technology, an industry-leading IT asset disposition service provider, recently announced that they will be hosting their annual Earth Day event in collaboration with Marcus Partners, a real estate and commercial property firm, for a fourth consecutive year. To help combat the damaging effects of improper e-waste disposal, Liquid Technology holds this yearly event offering tenants of the Merritt 7 office park in Norwalk, CT the opportunity to safely and ethically recycle their unwanted IT assets. Global environmental concerns are on the rise, and e-waste disposal has become a critical consideration as the IT industry grows.
Traditional economics has faced troubling questions since the 2008 financial crash, though its “linear” version remains dominant. Now some believe circular economics could, and perhaps should, set us on a new track.
In this week’s episode, Ugo and Janet interview Nathan Proctor, Director of US PIRG’s Right to Repair campaign. We talk about the origin and activity of this movement, and generally about our right to fix our devices.
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EU has decided to set a ban on the items which include cutlery, straws, cotton buds, plates, coffee cups, and stirrers. CNN said that the ban is the part of a bigger plan to move away from any item which is a single-use plastic item.
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts celebrates its 25th Anniversary and Earth Day 2019 with over 25% groupwide reduction of single-use plastic in a year. The Group announced a pledge against single-use plastic in support of Earth Day 2018 theme End Plastic Pollution.
E-waste Management Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “E-waste Management 2019-2025 Global Market Survey Industry Key Players – Aurubis AG, Boliden AB, Stena Technoworld AB, Electronic Recyclers” To Its Research Database E-waste Management Market 2019-2025 Description: – In 2018, the global E-waste Management market size was million US$ and it is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of during 2019-2025.
Greenpeace Africa activists and volunteers have made a rallied call to Nestlé, urging the multinational corporation to end its reliance on single-use plastic.The protestors delivered a plastic ‘monster’ partly covered with Nestlé branded plastic packaging to a Nestlé factory servicing Kenya and…
Today, Kroger Co. announced its plan to phase out single-use plastic bags and transition to reusable bags across its 15 brands of grocery stores by 2025, starting with Seattle-based QFC in 2019. Kroger is America’s largest grocery-only chain and the first major chain to make that type of pledge.
I’m trying to break up with single-use plastic. You should too. Last month, on the first day of a surf camp I attended in southern Costa Rica, I woke up early and walked across the street, only to discover a sort of confetti stretching for miles down the beach.
Hay Festival embraces a new reusable beverage cup to replace the single-use paper cup Hay Festival embraces a new reusable beverage cup to replace the single-use paper cup as part of the festival’s on-going sustainability programme. With a clear majority of ‘on the go’ cups being non-recyclable, consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the negative environmental impact they are causing and are now committing to using sustainable alternatives.
All single use plastic will be banned at Darwin City Council events and from market stalls on council land from January 1 next year — which could see more than 1,000 disposable coffee cups saved from landfill each market day.
Restaurants and businesses in Ventura are pledging to ditch single-use straws as part of the “Strawless Summer Challenge” launched by the Ventura County chapter of Surfrider Foundation, which seeks to raise awareness of the damage wrought by non-recyclable plastics and, in particular, straws. Come this weekend, one of Ventura County’s largest annual events will ditch straws as well when the Surf Rodeo kicks off in Ventura. As of July 10, Surfrider says that 19 restaurants in Ventura have committed to the pledge, becoming straw-by-request, paper-straw-by-request or offering no straws entirely, and two in Ojai.
In accordance with global efforts for the protection of the planet, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE), the United Nations Development Program in Costa Rica (UNDP), and the Costa Rica – United States for Cooperation (CRUSA) Foundation, call for individual commitment to the replacement…
The Malibu City Council’s historic ban on the sale, distribution and use of single-use plastic straws, plastic stirrers and plastic cutlery within the City goes into effect June 1, 2018 amidst national and international press coverage highlighting the City’s progressive leadership on environmental…
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that 20 new water fountains will be installed across the capital as part of a scheme to slash the amount of single-use plastic bottles that are purchased.
There are currently 2.53 billion smartphone users in the world. Many of these electronic goods will get disposed of quickly because first-time smartphone purchasers will upgrade to a new device within a year.
The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) was formed in 2005 as an industry-led international industry association dedicated to encouraging and accelerating the adoption of single-use manufacturing technologies used in the production of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines.
Provisional plans to ban single-use plastics, agreed Wednesday by the EU institutions, target products most often found on beaches such as plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds, and abandoned fishing gear.
Read more about AAI imposes ban on single-use plastic items at 129 airports across country on Business Standard.AAI said that on the basis of a third-party assessment carried out by Quality Council of India (QCI), 16 of its airports have been declared as ‘Single-Use Plastic Free’…
A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global E-waste Recycling Market Status and Future Forecast 2015-2024 Market” has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide as it has remained playing a remarkable role in establishing progressive impacts on the universal economy. The Global E-waste Recycling Market Report offers energetic visions to conclude and study market size, market hopes, and competitive surroundings.
Sartorius Stedim Biotech, a leading international supplier for the biopharmaceutical industry today announced the launch of the BIOSTAT RM TX single-use bioreactor, a new wave mixed system developed specifically for closed, automated expansion of consistent quality cell products such as ex vivo…
2. Guacamole and Crackers Guacamole is a vegan dip usually made from avocado, onion, garlic and lime juice. It is very healthy and contains many beneficial nutrients. For example, avocados are an excellent source of monounsaturated fats, fiber and potassium—all of which may promote heart health…
A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Single-Use Bioreactors Market Insights, Forecast to 2025” has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide as it has remained playing a remarkable role in establishing progressive impacts on the universal economy.
A first round of the Zero Single-Use Plastic focus group’s workshops ended this week. These took place at the ABBL, at AXA and at the Stock Exchange and brought together 113 participants from 31 companies such as Alter Domus, the SuperDrecksKëscht, the European Investment Bank, Sodexo, BGL,…
As a part of my series about “Big Ideas That Might Change The World In The Next Few Years” I had the pleasure of interviewing Mike Newman. Mike is the CEO of Returnity Innovations, the pioneer in the elimination of single use shipping packaging.
Summary The rapid technological evolution and adoption of consumer electronics highlights a growing need for adaptive methodologies to evaluate material consumption at the intersection of technological change and increasing consumption. While dematerialization and the circular economy (CE) have both been proposed to mitigate increasing material consumption, recent research has shown that these methods may be ineffective at achieving net material use reduction: When focused on specific products, these methods neglect the effects of complex interactions among and increasing consumption of consumer electronic products.
A group of Greenpeace Africa volunteers in Cape Town has started an ambitious campaign to enforce a ban on single-use plastic items. The organisation is calling on South Africa’s top political parties to adopt the ban in their election manifestos ahead of this year’s presidential election.
THE PARADISE tropical islands of Australia are being suffocated by an astonishing 414 million pieces of plastic – including 373,000 toothbrushes.Heartbreaking pictures show once white sandy beaches of the Cocos Islands chocking on a monstrous 238 tonnes of bottle caps, straws and flip-flops.
Exposing the challenges of the circular economy and the efficient use of resources for the competitiveness of companies and to spread the knowledge on the instruments of the European Commission to facilitate the transition to a more circular economy, have been the objectives of the workshop,…