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Texworld USA Gearing Up to Tackle Industry Issues and Needs

Amid uncertainty in trade circles led by issues such as the anti-free trade stance of President Trump, China’s evolving status as a sourcing center and ongoing Brexit talks with the European Union, Texworld USA returns to New York’s Jacob. K. Javits Convention Center for three days starting Jan. 22, with more than 240 exhibitors from around the globe.

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Rooftop solar costs in France fall 5%

The cost of rooftop solar power in France has fallen by 5% in the latest rooftop auction round, adding to an overall drop of 62% since 2011.

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Samsung Recognized for Sustainability Initiatives by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Samsung’s continued sustainability efforts recognized with 2017 Cutting Edge Champion Award and Gold Tier Award…

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UN General Assembly: Nations Commit To Fight Plastic Pollution Together

To build on the growing momentum around the plastics agenda, UN Environment and the European Commission jointly hosted an event at the United Nations HQ today to launch UN Environment’s Global Plastics Platform.

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Recycling experts visit The Sheehan Group plant

Construction firm The Sheehan Group hosted a group of recycling leaders as part of a two-day international conference.

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Unilever and Veolia to collaborate on sustainable packaging

Unilever has announced a three-year partnership with waste management firm Veolia to improve waste collection and recycling infrastructure to help create a circular economy for plastics waste. The duo will jointly work on emerging technologies across various geographies starting in India and…

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GHCL Launches Cirkularity Based on Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Concept

Cirkularity reinforces the company’s commitment to sustainability, traceability, innovation and giving back to society.

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Business giants join Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global commitment to eradicate plastics pollution

Business giants, financial investors, non-profit organisations and national Governments have vowed to eradicate plastic waste and pollution, as part of a new Global Commitment spearheaded by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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Coca-Cola India hits portfolio triple jackpot with new Minute Maid Smoothie launch

Coca-Cola India’ says its latest product launch Minute Maid Smoothie hits the buttons for three of its core initiatives: Expanding its Health and Wellness portfolio, boosting its Fruit Circular Economy concept and adhering to two-thirds product localisation.

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Wrapping your head around overpackaging – and taking action – Zero Waste Europe

In January the European Commission released a new set of initiatives as part of the Circular Economy Package. These include: The European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy A Communication on options to address the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation A Monitoring Framework on progress towards a Circular Economy A Report on Critical Raw Materials and the circular economy.

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Recycled rubber and plastic on trac… – Information Centre – Research & Innovation – European Commission

Rail Countries involved in the project described in the article Italy Add to PDF “basket” © Greenrail Group SRL, 2017 Railway sleepers across the world are commonly made of concrete. However, the EU-funded GREENRAIL project has come up with a novel, green idea for sleeper materials that will help the EU rail sector boost its environmental and circular economy credentials, as well as improving rail sleeper technology.

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Recycling: No time to waste

Rebooting Recycling – What can Aotearoa do? is a new report that responds to China no longer taking NZ’s recycling.

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Going for the Gold! Mint Innovation’s microbes and technology recover gold : Biofuels Digest

With the XXIII Olympic Winter Games starting and a record-breaking 102 gold medals up for grabs this year, it got us thinking about medals…and metals in general. With so many uses from giving them as awards for super athletes, to using them in currency, trade markets, and more recently, electronics, it seems like the demand for precious metals isn’t going anywhere, but the supply is limited, even if the U.S. Geological Survey estimates there are 52,000 tons of minable gold still in the ground.

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Benjamin Von Wong Shows Us How Photography Can Change the World

We all know that humans are destroying the earth, but we live in a time where the destruction has become too much to take lightly anymore. Will artists be the ones to bring the earth together to clean and protect it?

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Why schools need to address the issue of e-waste | The Educator Australia

The Educator looks at how students can be empowered to make sustainable decisions about technology…