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Stop & Shop to remove single-use plastic bags in Connecticut

Grocery chain acts ahead of upcoming state-mandated ban…

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50 million tonnes of e-waste could triple by 2050 without “dematerialisation”

$62.5bn is lost in 50 million tonnes of electronic waste a year, but tech can help the process of dematerialisation, changing physical assets to electronic.

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Etihad pledges to reduce single-use plastics by 80 per cent

The carrier recently operated a flight to Brisbane without any single-use plastics on board to celebrate Earth Day……

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Rotten eggs: e-waste from Europe poisons Ghana’s food chain

Toxins from old computers, fridges and other electronic goods are polluting chicken eggs in an area where 80,000 people live…

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Conestoga receiving $1 million to develop pilot plant to study e-waste

The funding is from the federal government…

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Dubai Airports pledges to ban single-use plastics by 2020

As the war on plastics rages on, Dubai Airports plans to do more, with single-use plastics banned in both DXB and DWC from next year.

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Geneva bans sale of single-use plastic on public land

Starting in 2020, the city of Geneva will prohibit the sale of disposable plastics at events as well as at sales points on public property.

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Big Y to end single-use plastic bags by 2020

Big Y Foods Inc. has announced that its supermarket chain will stop providing single-use plastic bags at its stores in 2020.

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Reducing E-Waste « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!

via MOTHERBOARD In the course of the class, students take electronics apart and put them back together in order to build repair manuals so that people can fix their devices instead of throwing them……

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Dutch Retailer Plus Says No To Single Use Plastic Tableware

Dutch retailer Plus is rolling out reusable plates, bowls cups and cutlery in its stores, as the retailer migrates away from single use tableware.The retailer intends…

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UK fashion student astounds audience with single-use plastic collection

From bottle tops to shredded bottles, a fashion student in the UK has astounded her audience with a single-use plastic collection.

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Maine becomes 1st state to ban single-use foam containers

Maine has become the first state to ban single-use food and drink containers made from polystyrene foam, commonly known as Styrofoam.

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CONNECT University Session on “When Digital meets circular economy”

The effects of climate change are estimated to intensify in the coming years as the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions keep rising. If we could manage to make our economy circular then we could reduce GHG emissions by 56%.

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EU nails rapid-fire deal on single-use plastics

Negotiators of the European Parliament, Council and Commission struck a provisional agreement early Wednesday morning (19 December) on banning single-use plastic products like cutlery and food containers, in what is one of the most quickly finalised proposals in recent EU memory.

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Single-use plastic: Junk single-use plastic: PM Modi to world

India News: NEW DELHI: PM Modi on Monday said time has come for the world to say “good bye to single-use plastics.

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Key West bans single-use plastic straws

The Key West City Commission on Tuesday, Aug. 20, voted to ban the use of single-use plastic straws, starting in 2020.