Recycling – Page 3 – GBRI
 

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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The students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a new way to make concrete (the second most widely used material on the planet after water) stronger and more flexible– by adding junk plastic bottles to it! These discarded plastic bottles would otherwise end up in landfills. MIT undergraduate students have found that, by exposing […]

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