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    Mar 15, 2021 · Under the agreement, NextChem will act as a technology and EPC partner for Agilyx. The aim of this partnership is to accelerate the implementation of chemical recycling facilities globally, utilizing Agilyx advanced pyrolysis technology in the conversion of mixed waste plastic into circular olefins and circular fuels.

  • European Markets for Recycled Materials React in the Face

    Mar 23, 2020 · At the same time, crude has plunged in the wake of the ongoing price war between Saudi Arabia and Russiawhich is also being felt in plastics markets across Europe. Impact on Supply & Collection In the meantime, the recycling markets have largely been trading normally, albeit with some additional buyer caution.

  • Consolidating the recycling supply chainRECYCLING magazine

    Oct 06, 2020 · Every year, the world loses billions of euros a year through poor waste management. Recycling rates vary significantly by country and region while in the EU, rates average around 30%, only 14-18% of total waste globally is thought to be recycled according to the OECD.And the rates vary by polymer too, with polyethylene terephthalate and high-density polyethylene being recycled about 10%

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    Recycled Plastics Market Overview According to the Pacific Institute, an American think-tank, producing bottles for American consumption, alone, requires energy equivalent to 17 million barrels of oil and the figure doesn’t include the energy consumed during transportation of the same. Moreover, the institute assessed that producing one unit of bottled water requires three liters of water. [1]

  • Global Waste Sorting Robots Market Research

    Sep 01, 2020 · Global Waste Sorting Robots Market size, share, other stats and dynamics such as emerging trends, market opportunity, drivers & challenges to market growth have been included in the latest report published by Goldstein Research. It will help you make lucrative business decision as it contains SWOT analysis, company profiling, business strategies of market players and their business

  • Beyond Mechanical Recycling Giving New Life to Plastic Waste

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  • Evaluating scenarios toward zero plastic pollution Science

    Sep 18, 2020 · A mess of plastic. It is not clear what strategies will be most effective in mitigating harm from the global problem of plastic pollution. Borrelle et al. and Lau et al. discuss possible solutions and their impacts. Both groups found that substantial reductions in plastic-waste generation can be made in the coming decades with immediate, concerted, and vigorous action, but even in the best

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    Jul 04, 2017 · Recycling around the world, France. France disposes of 355 million tonnes of waste every year, making it the second biggest producer of waste in the EU. They manage to recycle around 64% of this waste however, through recycling efforts and incineration.

  • Focus on potential environmental issues on plastic world

    Jul 22, 2013 · Several end-of-life options exist to deal with plastic waste, including recycling, disposal and incineration with or without energy recovery. The plastic recycling rate was 21.3% in 2008, helping to drive total recovery (energy recovery and recycling) to 51.3%. The highest rate of recycling is seen in Germany at 34% . As plastic packaging has

  • LyondellBasell Successfully Starts Up New Pilot Molecular

    Sep 08, 2020 · "With our advanced plastics recycling technology, we return larger volumes of plastic waste back into the value chain and produce new materials for

  • First Quarter 2021

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  • Trash & RecyclingCity of Culver City

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  • Plastic recycling activity plummets in AsiaRecycling Today

    Apr 27, 2020 · Rubicon, an Atlanta-based provider of smart waste and recycling technologies, announced it has partnered with the London-based legal technology company Libryo to offer a COVID-19 Regulation Tracker to its customers.. The free service is being offered in eight U.S. states—California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Texas and Washington—which are among the states

  • Zero WasteTreehugger

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  • Recycling of Polyurethane Foams1st Edition

    Jun 06, 2018 · 3. Recycling techniques 4. Economic and environmental impact of plastic wastes, management of plastic wastes, mechanical recycling, feedstock recycling, sorting and separation of mixed plastics, future trends in plastic waste management 5. Degradation vs. Decomposition 6. Introduction to chemical depolymerization 7.

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    Jun 12, 2019 ·France is the first plastic waste producer, of which 10.000 tonnes ends in the Mediteranean sea, according to a WWF survey on June 7, 2019. (Photo by Thierry Zoccolan / AFP)THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP

  • Chapter 13 Waste managementEnvironment

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  • Carbios Produces First Clear Plastic Bottles From

    Nov 19, 2020 · Carbios’ process enables low-value waste to be recovered and to have a new life in more challenging applicationsin short, it facilitates infinite recycling of PET-based plastics and textiles.

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  • An Introduction to Solid Waste Management

    Oct 28, 2020 · Total waste produced in 2016 was 289 million tonnes, or 318.7 tons. Waste collection coverage in North America is nearly universal, at 99.7%. Bermuda represents the only gap in coverage. More than 55% of waste in North America comprises recyclables, including paper, cardboard, plastic, metal, and glass.

  • Plastics recycling worldwide current overview and

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  • Axens, IFPEN and JEPLAN to demonstrate and commercialize a

    Sep 08, 2020 · Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN both Rueil-Malmaison, France) and Jeplan, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan) have recently signed a joint development and commercialization agreement in order to develop, demonstrate and commercialize an innovative polyethylene terephthalate (PET) monomer recycling process for all types of waste PET-based materials, including bottles, films, trays or textile

  • Even If World Reuses 50% Plastics, It Won't Be Enough

    Feb 04, 2020 · USd/lb. -1.79 -2.04%. Even if countries aggressively tighten regulations, the planet will still struggle to recycle 50% of its plastic waste in 10 years time, according to a report from Jefferies

  • Turning Plastic Pollution Commitments into Action GPAP

    Sep 23, 2020 · VIET NAM GENERATES over 3.6 million tons of plastic waste each year, of which only 10 to 15 percent is currently collected for recycling. As the 2020 chair of ASEAN, the nation is committed to leading the way for the broader South-East Asia region in developing and implementing meaningful policies to address plastic waste and pollution.

  • Evaluating scenarios toward zero plastic pollution Science

    Sep 18, 2020 · Evaluating scenarios toward zero plastic pollution. 1 The Pew Charitable Trusts, 901 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA. 2 SYSTEMIQ, 69 Carter Lane, London EC4V 5EQ, UK. 3 School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK. 4 School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.

  • 2020 waste industry M&A recapWaste Today

    Dec 29, 2020 · Capital connections. Announced acquisitions in the waste and recycling sector in 2020 ranged in size. One of the largest got its start well before 2020 or COVID-19 was a factor—the $4.6 billion acquisition of Florida-based Advanced Disposal by Houston-based Waste Management Inc. (WM). The acquisition was announced in April 2019, but then faced a lengthy delay in part because the United

  • The Worldwide Optical Sorter Industry is Expected to Reach

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  • Plastics and sustainabilityKrones

    The Ellen MacArthur Foundation estimates the value of plastic waste unused today at 80 to 120 billion dollars a year. An enormous potential just waiting to be tapped. And that’s not all recycling plants turn waste into new productsand can thus make a substantial contribution towards reducing the global littering problem.

  • Online Extended Producers Responsibility Authorization

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  • Washington state bans polystyrene Recycling Today

    May 18, 2021 · Infinite Electronics Recycling (IER), an e-scrap recycler and information technology asset disposition (ITAD) service provide based in Wintersville, Ohio, has announced plans to expand its operations to Charleston, West ia, with a 10,000-square-foot facility expected to open June 1.

  • Rethinking plastic packaging Unilever

    Magnum collaborated with supplier SABIC, to develop recycled plastic ice cream tubs in Europe that are food-grade and able to withstand freezing temperatures. This new technology uses low quality, mixed plastic waste that wouldn’t otherwise be recycled. Magnum’s new tubsmore than 7 million of themare now going global.

  • Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made

    Plastics have outgrown most man-made materials and have long been under environmental scrutiny. However, robust global information, particularly about their end-of-life fate, is lacking. By identifying and synthesizing dispersed data on production, use, and end-of-life management of polymer resins, synthetic fibers, and additives, we present the first global analysis of all mass-produced

  • Denmark lays out vision for a New Plastics Economy

    May 24, 2019 · Denmark lays out vision for a New Plastics Economy. May 24, 2019 Eight million tons of plastic ends up in the world’s oceans every year. It’s a phenomenon Denmark knows well E very year 1,000 tons of waste wash up on Denmark’s western coast. One reason plastics leak into our ecosystem is a lack of infrastructure and technology coupled

  • Plastic Waste Management Plastic Waste Reduction

    Shell is using a liquid feedstock made from plastic waste in its chemical plant in Norco, Louisiana, USA to make a range of chemicals. The liquid, supplied by Nexus Fuels, is made from hard-to-recycle plastic waste via a specialised heating technique called pyrolysis. Our ambition is to use one million tonnes of plastic waste a year in our

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