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  • The southern Australian state, New South Wales (NSW), is banning lightweight single-use plastic bags next week, June 1. Several other disposable plastic items will also be included in the ban starting ...
  • The UK biomaterials firm Modern Synthesis secured $4.1m in seed funding, which the company says it will use to expedite the development of its signature microbial textile platform and open a trial fac ...
  • Researchers at the University of British Columbia in Canada’s westernmost province are studying using kelp from B.C.’s coastline and wood fibres from its forests to fight plastic pollution.  Bioform T ...
  • Growing public pressure on the plastic industry and a decreased market share should sway the plastic industry towards more sustainable practices, according to a new report. The report by non-profit Pl ...
  • The provider of science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies KBR announced on June 1 that it has entered into an agreement to invest an additional $100 million in Mura Te ...
  • According to new research, increasing efficiency of new recycling systems can save between $4.5b and nearly $10b. A study published in Resources, Conservation and Recycling shows an estimated 44 milli ...
  • Founded by Engineer Obi Charles Nnanna, Kaltani has a team of 100 working across its collection centres, recycling factory and offices, collecting plastic waste transported to its collection centres. ...
  • The American Chemistry Council (ACC), the major trade association for the chemical industry proposed another solution: using chemicals to recycle plastics by breaking them down into molecular building ...
  • The funds will be used towards scalable solutions to remove plastic waste, drive up recycling and trigger a worldwide shift towards a circular economy for the plastic value chain. The Alliance will be ...
  • The technology has the potential for more than 20% year-over-year growth through 2030, according to McKinsey.  Advanced plastics recycling, also called chemical recycling, uses several different techn ...