Scotch Whisky Heads To Zero Emissions With Wind & Wood Chips & Ocean Tides

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2023 19:35:30 +0000

Scotch whiskyYou might think that diesel ferries and belching sheep would surpass Scotch whisky distilleries in greenhouse gas (GHG) total emissions, right? Nope. Producing Scotch whisky is really energy intensive, with a whole lot of carbon spewing and peat burning. If the distilleries’ multinational conglomerate owners are anything like the rest of the miserly corporate world, […]

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Guiding Principles For EV Battery Recycling Policy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2023 21:33:56 +0000

Electrifying our transportation system is essential for mitigating emissions that cause climate change and adverse health impacts. This electrification will require a lot more batteries and therefore a lot more minerals. Recovering these materials from retired electric vehicle (EV) batteries is an alternative source to mining. Essentially, the materials recovered through battery recycling can replace […]

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Recycling To Close Synthetic Fabric Window On Fossil Energy Stakeholders

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 23:57:17 +0000

recycling bottles fabric textiles repreve unifiIn another bad sign for fossil energy stakeholders, the apparel industry supply chain is focusing more attention on recycling pre-consumer and post-consumer petrochemicals.

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Sharkfest 2022 Is Here & So Is Ocean Plastic Recycling

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 18:35:37 +0000

sharks ocean plastic pollutionIt’s always a good time to talk about the ocean plastic problem, especially when the biggest-ever Sharkfest series is unspooling on Disney+ and National Geographic channels this week.

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Israeli Startup UBQ Says It Has The Answer To Recycling & The Circular Economy

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:05:45 +0000

UBQ recycled plastic pelletsA start-up in a small town in Israel says it has developed a way to recycle plastic and ordinary refuse that could form the basis of a truly circular economy. The best part is it says it can be profitable — something most recycling schemes are not.

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TerraCycle Adds Loop To Its Circular Economy Repertoire

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 19:30:40 +0000

Loop toteCustomers can order products from a variety of companies that are shipped to them in returnable and reusable containers packed inside a reusable blue Loop container. When the products are consumed, the containers are placed inside a similar Loop container, picked up by UPS or other package delivery service, and returned to the point of origin for re-use. Customers pay a modest service fee of the use of the Loop container

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