Recycling – GBRI
 

Colombian artist Oscar Mendez devised a way to put discarded plastic trash to good use – he is using them to build houses, that too for just $280! He, along with his colleagues Henry Cañon and Isabel Cristina, decided to tackle two major problems faced by most cities in Latin America – ever increasing plastic trash […]

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The flexible plastic packaging used in the healthcare sector has one major drawback (apart from being plastic, of course!) — it is usually made up of multi-material laminates that are difficult to recycle using normal recycling techniques. Now the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) has launched a new project to identify successful strategies for recycling this […]

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Cranswick, one of UK’s biggest food companies, has just announced its new sustainability plans that are quite impressive. The company has pledged to become a ‘zero-waste’ business by 2030 and has also launched its new ‘Second Nature’ plan, which features promises to purchase only renewable energy and switch to greener packaging options. Cranswick, which provides a […]

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Danone, the parent company of water brand Evian, announced that it will use only 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025. At present, Evian’s water bottles use 25% recycled plastic. The company is expected to collaborate with startup Loop Industries to redesign its packaging. Loop Technologies, based near Montreal in Terrebonne, Quebec, has developed a technology that the […]

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Now this is a store all eco-friendly people would love to visit! It claims to completely plastic-free and is London’s first ever zero-waste store. Located on Kingsland Road in Hackney, ‘Bulk’ looks just like any other grocery store from the outside, but on the inside, it is a zero-waste land selling items ranging from cheese, […]

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Since 2015, when Pope Francis urged the world to go green to limit global warming, Mumbai’s Infant Jesus Church and School (IJC) has been treating 90% of its waste, saving around 2,500 kg of waste from going to the city’s overflowing dumping grounds. Waste generated at the church and school is segregated into organic and dry. While […]

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