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Bio-, Biodegradable and Compostable Plastics: explained

Bioplastics are currently used in disposable items that we make use of in our everyday lives including packaging, containers, straws, bags and bottles, and in non-disposable carpet, plastic piping, phone casings, 3D printing, car insulation and medical implants, the list goes on! The global bioplastic market is projected to grow from $17 billion in 2017, to almost $44 billion in 2022. Plastic is what the terms bio-, biodegradable and compostable have in common here, but what exactly makes them different? Are there any benefits? ––are they a solution towards a zero waste world?... Read more

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Bio-, Biodegradable and Compostable Plastics - explained

Bioplastics are currently used in disposable items that we make use of in our everyday lives including packaging, containers, straws, bags and bottles, and in non-disposable carpet, plastic piping, phone casings, 3D printing, car insulation and medical implants, the list goes on! The global bioplast... Read more

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Why will Sweden’s plastic recycling rate be divided by two for 2020, and by four for 2021?

Sweden is perceived as a model for recycling around the world. The actual recycling statistics in Sweden and more generally in Europe are misleading for the public, building the wrong assumption that better waste sorting only can lead us to a circular economy. Plastic recycling rates for households ... Read more

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How to make habits stick: What to do now Plastic Free July is over

Five key tips to help cement those excellent changes made over Plastic Free July, into a more sustainable zero-waste lifestyle.... Read more

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Plastic-free July: 31 tips & tricks to reduce your plastic waste

#PlasticFreeJuly is a global movement that inspires millions of people to be part of the solution to plastic pollution, 250 million participants in 177 countries to be exact. The challenge is to refuse single-use plastics for the entire month of July, and hopefully forever!... Read more