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“ Reusable Packaging Market 2020-2026: The global Reusable Packaging market is comprehensively and Insightful information in the report, taking into consideration various factors such as competition, regional growth, segmentation, and Reusable Packaging Market size by value and volume. This is an excellent research study specially compiled to provide the latest insights into critical aspects of the Reusable Packaging market. The …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People in England use an estimated 4.7 billion plastic straws each year A ban on single-use plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds has come into force in England. The measure, originally due to start in April, makes it illegal for businesses to sell or supply the items. People in …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Plastic Packaging Market 2020-2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global plastic packaging market is projected to witness considerable growth during the forecast period. The major factors contributing to the growth of the market include the increasing demand for convenient packaging and preference for water bottles across the globe. However, the …

Image copyright SPL Image caption Polyester and nylon fibres: We began our collection of synthetic clothing in the 1950s When you add it up, the total amount of synthetic microfibres going into the wider environment as we wash our clothes is an astonishing number. US scientists estimate it to be 5.6 million tonnes since we …

Image copyright Catherine Gemmell MCS The government has been urged to do more to get people to switch from disposable masks to reusable coverings. The Liberal Democrats said single-use surgical masks caused “enormous” plastic waste and that environmentally friendly alternatives must be promoted. And the Green Party wants ministers to push the media to show …

LyondellBasell Develops Recycling Technology that Turns Post-Consumer Plastic into Feedstock for New Products …

Image copyright PA The fee for plastic shopping bags in England will be doubled to 10p and extended to all shops from April 2021. Small retailers – those employing 250 people or fewer – will no longer be exempt, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said. Environment Secretary George Eustice described the …

IMAGE: Plastic bag in the ocean view more  Credit: Making Oceans Plastic Free Clean-up devices that collect waste from the ocean surface won’t solve the plastic pollution problem, a new study shows. Researchers compared estimates of current and future plastic waste with the ability of floating clean-up devices to collect it – and found the impact …

Thermosets, which include epoxies, polyurethanes, and rubber used for tires, are found in many products that have to be durable and heat-resistant, such as cars or electrical appliances. One drawback to these materials is that they typically cannot be easily recycled or broken down after use, because the chemical bonds holding them together are …

Griffith University researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new technology with multiple applications – fast-tracking disease diagnosis, such as COVID-19, reducing plastic waste and for use in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Published in AIP Advances, the technology encapsulates tiny droplets with a diameter smaller than a hair strand. These microcapsules for the storage and delivery …