Packaging News Editor Philip Chadwick believes that there has been a shift in focus on the single use debate.
The Role of Chemical Recycling in a Circular Economy and Effective Waste Management : Biofuels Digest
The increasing amount of waste is one of the most challenging problems facing the World, which creates enormous environmental problems. According to the World Bank, Canada produces the most waste per capita in the world. Additionally, Canada recycles just 9 percent of its plastics. Banning foreign waste import by China and other countries has not helped the waste recycling business in Canada.
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McDonald’s vice president of global sustainability Keith Kenny has claimed that the consumer-facing business needs to couple lifecycle analysis of its packaging with consumer demands in order to phase-out plastics in a secure way and without impac…
The ministry of environment is updating the e-waste management legislation.
The hotel group said all Hyatt brands worldwide will adopt three sustainability initiatives by June 2021…
The circular economy, including new waste and recycling laws, will represent “half” of the EU’s effort to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and will be erected as “the number one priority” of the upcoming European Green Deal, officials have said.
Recycling is still seen by many as integral to a circular economy – but preventing waste from being created in the first place is essential if we are to build a new economic model.
In 2017, the world’s largest plastic producers, Dow Chemical, began building roads using recycled plastic waste. In March, the UK plastic road company MacRebur opened an entire factory that does nothing but turn plastics into an asphalt mix for roads.
DS Smith is calling on the EU to follow coherent implementation of the Circular Economy Package.