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CATALYST TURNS MIXED PLASTIC WASTE INTO NATURAL GAS

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (UNITED KINGDOM), ven 12 febbraio 2021 Plastic waste can now be efficiently converted into methane using a ruthenium-based catalyst. The patented technology could help mitigate the planet’s growing plastic waste problem while producing methane for use as a fuel or chemical feedstock in a more environmentally friendly......
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NREL REPORTS SUSTAINABILITY BENCHMARKS FOR PLASTICS RECYCLING AND REDESIGN

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), mer 03 febbraio 2021 (DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Researchers developing renewable plastics and exploring new processes for plastics upcycling and recycling technologies will now be able to easily baseline their efforts to current manufacturing practices to understand if their efforts will save energy and reduce greenhouse......
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PLASTICS, A GROWING ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE CONCERN: HOW CAN EUROPE REVERT THAT TREND?

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(AGENPARL) – BRUXELLES, ven 29 gennaio 2021 The ever-increasing amount of plastic, its impact on biodiversity and contribution to climate change, and how to deal with it in a circular economy perspective have been on the European Union’s policy agenda for years. The COVID-19 pandemic has only increased the attention......
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APPLIED SCIENCES STUDENTS LEND HANDS TO CLEANSE BEACHES

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(AGENPARL) – CAPE TOWN (SOUTH AFRICA), mer 27 gennaio 2021 The Faculty of Applied Sciences’ Extended Curriculum Programme Coordinator, Prof Beatrice Opeolu, and her Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Research Group heeded the call to participate in cleaning beaches. The call to remove plastic nurdles that were spilled by a ship......
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EFFICIENT SOLID-STATE DEPOLYMERIZATION OF WASTE PET

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), lun 25 gennaio 2021 IMAGE: Dr Vjekoslav Štrukil view more  Credit: Ru?er Boškovi? Institute These results were published in the prestigious journal ChemSusChem and thanks to the remarkable reviews, the paper was ranked among the top five percent publications in the field, thus earning a Very Important......
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY RELEASES PLASTICS INNOVATION CHALLENGE DRAFT ROADMAP AND REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

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(AGENPARL) – WASHINGTON (DC), mar 19 gennaio 2021 Department of Energy Releases Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and Request for Information WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information (RFI) seeking stakeholder input on the Draft......
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RESEARCH FROM ASSEMBLE PLUS AND EVOCELL RESEARCHERS ON PLASTIC TOXICITY

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(AGENPARL) – PARIS (FRANCE), lun 11 gennaio 2021 Researchers supported by the EMBRC-coordinated, EU-funded ASSEMBLE Plus project and the EvoCELL project have discovered that the chemicals in plastic (and not just the plastic itself) is harmful for aquatic life.  In their study, the results of which were published in the journal ‘Environmental......
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VICE PRESIDENT CALLS FOR MASS MEDIA CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE PEOPLE ON SINGLE USE PLASTICS

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(AGENPARL) – NEW DELHI (INDIA), lun 28 dicembre 2020 Vice President’s Secretariat Vice President calls for mass media campaign to educate people on single use plasticsProblem is not with plastics, the problem lies in our attitude towards handling of plastics, says the Vice President Polymers have increased the quality of......
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PLASTICS POSE THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH, REPORT SHOWS

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), mer 16 dicembre 2020 Plastics contain and leach hazardous chemicals, including endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that threaten human health. An authoritative new report, Plastics, EDCs, & Health, from the Endocrine Society and the IPEN (International Pollutants Elimination Network), presents a summary of international research on the health......
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PLASTICS POSE THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH

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(AGENPARL) – WORCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS), mer 16 dicembre 2020 (The Endocrine Society) Plastics contain and leach hazardous chemicals, including endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that threaten human health. An authoritative new report, Plastics, EDCs, & Health, from the Endocrine Society and the IPEN (International Pollutants Elimination Network), presents a summary of international research......

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