A ‘can do’ attitude to recycling

The ‘Blue Planet’ effect had a powerful effect on three young Londoners, who after visiting a remote island in Thailand have launched an environmentally-friendly alternative to bottled drinking water. CanO Water is an infinitely recyclable alternative to single-use plastic bottles, which can take up to 1,000 years to degrade. Environment Journal spoke to one of […]

SEZ board denies renewal of approval for plastic scrap recycling unit in Kandla

Despite Gujarat High Court’s nudge to ‘re-consider’ the case, the Centre says environment can’t be ignored NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 25 Taking a firm stand on phasing out of all plastic waste and scrap recycling units operating in the special economic zones (SEZs) on environmental grounds, the Centre has decided to stay put on its decision […]

PPRC 2018: Investing in domestic plastics processing

China’s policy to ban imports of postconsumer scrap plastics has upended markets for some of this material—namely film and mixed plastics—in the United States. Two recyclers shared why they have invested in technology to recover and recycle these materials during the session Investments in Domestic Plastic Processing at the 2018 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference in Chicago […]