Legislative clock runs out on two California bills seeking to phase out single-use plastic containers and ease the state’s recycling crisis.
“I’ve never seen this many different plastics in one place,” chemistry professor Tony Ryan says.
A major plan by California lawmakers to require a 75 percent recycling rate for single-use plastics and packaging stalled for the year in the Legislature Sept. 14. But supporters vowed to bring it back.
Biogas is heralded by some as integral to creating a circular economy, but just how beneficial is it? Power Technology looks at biogas pros and cons.
Heathrow Airport has ramped up its security by sinking USD 63 million (GBP 50 million) into enhancing its current set-up with the latest in cutting-edge computed tomography (CT) tech, which could have a knock-on effect of reducing single-use plastic within the hub.
One of Canada’s largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021.
Shifting materials for single-use containers away from plastic will not resolve the overall issue, according to a new infogaphic-based report from Green Alliance.