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Plastic Ocean
10/21/2018

Plastic Oceans was honored to be part of the Silicon Valley Bank SoCal team’s annual Tech Gives Back event. #TechGivesBack is an  event that  brings tech professionals and companies together […] The post Tech Gives Back appeared first on Plast
Recycling Today
10/21/2018

Luxembourg-based steelmaker ArcelorMittal says it has been informed by the Committee of Creditors (CoC) for Essar Steel India Limited (ESIL) that it is the preferred bidder for the Essar India assets.A brief news release issued by ArcelorMittal
UK Gaurdian
10/21/2018

A scheme at one Leeds’ CitiPark hopes to encourage recycling by giving motorists a 20p parking voucher for every bottle they bring inIt seems a great idea: take plastic bottles along to a car park to recycle, help rid the world of plastic pollution

Dozens of Victorian recycling centres require "urgent attention" to prevent more fires in suburban communities, as China's ban on importing rubbish fuels the growth of hazardous waste stockpiles around Melbourne.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Nate Solder knows the Giants haven’t played up to expectations this year, and it’s on him to be part of the solution. The left tackle signed a four-year, $62 million contract in March with $35 million guarant
UK Telegram
10/20/2018

Plastic becoming too expensive to recycle, councils say, as giant waste mountain is discovered
Plastic becoming too expensive to recycle, councils say, as giant waste mountain is discovered
Topix.net
10/20/2018

A settlement reached among two federal agencies and Heritage Thermal Services over alleged incidents at its hazardous waste incinerator here should mean safer air and drinking water for area residents, according to officials. In a joint announcement

Read the full story at Waste360. Union Square Partnership held its first-ever forum at The New School’s Starr Foundation Hall. Here’s a deeper dive intoContinue reading

View the photo gallery at Waste360. Celebrated on October 20, National Reuse Day aims to encourage people to join the movement toward creating a cleanerContinue reading
ReportsNReports
10/20/2018

Polylactic acid (PLA) is an aliphatic polyester made up of lactic acid (2-hydroxy propionic acid) building blocks. It is also a biodegradable and compostable thermoplastic derived from renewable plant sources, such as starch and sugar. PLA can be pr

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ASAP Concentrations of Organophosphate Esters and Their Specific Metabolites in Food in Southeast Queensland, Australia: Is Dietary Exposure an Important Pathway of Organophosphate Esters and Their Metabolites?

ASAP Concentrations of Organophosphate Esters and


Dirty Diapers Could Be Recycled Into Fabrics, Furniture Under P&G Joint Venture

Dirty Diapers Could Be Recycled Into Fabrics,


Council will tell households to bin plastic as recycling goes into reverse

Council will tell households to bin plastic as


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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day