Reverse Vending Machine That Pays Cash For Plastic — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 20:08:55 +0000

Olyns has launched what is technically a reverse vending machine that will make it easier (or more personally worthwhile) for consumers to recycle plastic. The elegant and convenient solution is aimed at helping to meet the 1 billion pounds of commercial demand for recycled plastic (rPET). I got to chat with the founder and CEO […]

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Growing the Circular Economy: Opportunities for Resource Recycling under China’s Carbon-Neutrality Target

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 20:55:41 +0000

Originally published on RMI.org. By Ji Chen, Shuyi Li, & Yanjun Wu For the first time, RMI has examined the vast potential for resource recycling in China and shown how it can serve as an important component of reaching the nation’s zero-carbon goal. Growing the Circular Economy: Opportunities for Resource Recycling under China’s Carbon-Neutrality Target [PDF] quantifies the market […]

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Upcycling Plastic Waste For Supercapacitors

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:55:25 +0000

Simple process transforms PET plastic into a nanomaterial for energy storage

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Coca-Cola Will Continue With Single-Use Plastic Bottles Because That’s What People Want

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 01:00:47 +0000

Coke productsCoca-Cola’s head of sustainability told the World Economic Forum this week her company has no intention of reducing the number of single use plastic bottles it churns out every year. Instead, it will increase recycling efforts worldwide. Is that a plan?

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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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