New plastic-eating bacteria could help save planet

The species fully breaks down one of the most common kinds of plastic called Polyethylene terephthalate (PET). It’s the type often used to package bottled drinks, cosmetics and household cleaners. Styrofoam-eating mealworms might help reduce plastic waste, study finds The findings, published in the academic journal ‘Science’ on Friday, say that “Ideonella sakaiensis breaks down […]

New Recycling Method for Fresh Fish Boxes

EPS FISH has been developed by ACTECO and AIMPLAS, with really good results, since the recycled material obtained has been validated by means of manufacturing XPS and EPS insulating panels with adequate physical-mechanical properties. Valencia (10-03-2016).- The project EPS-FISH to recycle expanded polystyrene wastes from fresh fish packages finished in late December 2015 with good […]

Cheyenne firm now recycling glass and plastic

CHEYENNE – If you drink bottled Coors beer and recycle, there’s a chance you’ll soon be drinking from a bottle made with your recycled glass. That’s because starting immediately, WYCO Recycling and Shredding Services has started accepting glass at its facility at 2600 Missile Drive. The company bought the facility from Magic City Enterprises last […]