Daphne Bramham: A ‘smog’ of plastic may be killing our oceans

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The biggest problem in the world’s oceans isn’t swirling, Texas-sized islands of discarded plastic. It’s the small stuff; the little bits you can’t see that are congregating in gyres where ocean currents converge. If it were only big, visible chunks of floating plastic, the fix would be simple. Send some people in boats with big nets and scoops More...

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By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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School appeals for donations to recycling scheme

A SCHOOL is urging people to help staff and pupils save air fresheners and home care products from landfill. William Penn Primary School in Coolham, near Horsham, is taking part in a recycling contest as part of More...

The Fight For A Green Energy Manufacturing Base
By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
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The Fight For A Green Energy Manufacturing Base

  The Fight For A Green Energy Manufacturing Base As China rises to the status of a global power, it gives way to face off against a United States that has seemingly always had its way. The two countries appear More...

Mercedes-Benz’s cockpit covers produced by Sole with Engel’s Dolphin-method
By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, December 24th, 2011
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Mercedes-Benz’s cockpit covers produced by Sole with Engel’s Dolphin-method

Mercedes-Benz’s cockpit covers produced by Sole with Engel’s Dolphin-method According to a recent press release of Engel Austria, Sole SpA of Italy is producing cockpit covers for the new Mercedes-Benz Actros More...

By Plastics News Articles On Friday, December 23rd, 2011
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Oregon Startup Makes Crude Oil from Plastic

Oregon-based alternative energy start-up Agilyx says it has developed a system to convert difficult-to-recycle discarded plastics into synthetic crude oil. The technology has been in development for a year and More...

By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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Gerresheimer extends production of medical plastics systems in Bavaria

Gerresheimer AG, one of two world’s leading suppliers to the pharma and healthcare industry, further invests in the growth market of complex plastic systems for pharmaceutical and medical applications. Production More...

By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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Rather than recycling plastic, startup Agilyx can bring plastic back to its original source: oil.

The Beaverton, Ore., company yesterday raised $25 million in a series C round of funding, which was led by Keating Capital and joined by existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Waste Management, More...

By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, December 17th, 2011
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Sino-Pack/China Drinktec 2012 to reach new scale

The 19th China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery & Materials (Sino-Pack 2012) and the 16th China International Exhibitionon Brewery, Beverage and Liquid Packaging (China Drinktec 2012) is expected More...

By Plastics News Articles On Friday, December 16th, 2011
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Plastics company to locate headquarters in Timnath

A plastics manufacturing company with offices in Fort Collins and Loveland plans to build a $12 million corporate headquarters near the Harmony Road and Interstate 25 interchange to better serve the biofuels and More...