Azek CEO on pledge to recycle 1 billion pounds of materials annually by 2026

CNBC Television published this video item, entitled “Azek CEO on pledge to recycle 1 billion pounds of materials annually by 2026” – below is their description. “It allows us and our employees to really be focused on making a difference in the environment, and it’s also our way longer term of also making a difference … Read more Azek CEO on pledge to recycle 1 billion pounds of materials annually by 2026

Coca-Cola to use 100% recycled plastic bottles in U.S.

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Coca-Cola to use 100% recycled plastic bottles in U.S.” – below is their description. Coca-Cola will sell its popular sodas in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic material in the U.S., the beverage maker, in a major shift to combat plastic waste and reduce its carbon footprint. #News #CocaCola … Read more Coca-Cola to use 100% recycled plastic bottles in U.S.

You can recycle toothbrushes and coffee pods, but advocates say the sector needs help | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “You can recycle toothbrushes and coffee pods, but advocates say the sector needs help | ABC News” – below is their description. Did you know you can recycle toothpaste tubes, medication blister packs and old make-up? If you didn’t, you’re certainly not alone. ABC News (Australia) YouTube … Read more You can recycle toothbrushes and coffee pods, but advocates say the sector needs help | ABC News

Sydney family embraces recycling by turning plastic bottles into fashionable sunglasses | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Sydney family embraces recycling by turning plastic bottles into fashionable sunglasses | 7NEWS” – below is their description. We are all familiar with ‘reduce, re-use, recycle’ but one Sydney family has really embraced the well-known phrase, figuring out how to make sunglasses out of disused plastic bottles. 7NEWS … Read more Sydney family embraces recycling by turning plastic bottles into fashionable sunglasses | 7NEWS

IKEA increases incentive for people recycling their unwanted furniture | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “IKEA increases incentive for people recycling their unwanted furniture | 7NEWS” – below is their description. An innovative way of saving big money at IKEA is even more lucrative in the lead-up to Christmas. The homewares giant is offering double the usual amount of credit for shoppers who … Read more IKEA increases incentive for people recycling their unwanted furniture | 7NEWS

People at risk of having bins confiscated if they break recycling rules in Christchurch

1 NEWS published this video item, entitled “People at risk of having bins confiscated if they break recycling rules in Christchurch” – below is their description. We all know someone who doesn’t recycle properly. Join the 6pm team as they bring you the latest news from here and overseas Daily at 6pm on TVNZ 1 … Read more People at risk of having bins confiscated if they break recycling rules in Christchurch

Scientists Create ‘Super Enzymes’ to Fight Plastic Waste

With global concern over plastic waste at an all-time high, scientists appear to have stumbled over an apparent solution… with “super enzymes” according to this report published by Bloomberg’s QuickTake: Now. Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Scientists Create ‘Super Enzymes’ to Fight Plastic Waste” – below is their description. (AP) Plastic waste … Read more Scientists Create ‘Super Enzymes’ to Fight Plastic Waste

Elon Musk promises affordable Tesla and to halve price of EV batteries

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Elon Musk promises affordable Tesla and to halve price of EV batteries” – below is their description. Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk described a new generation of electric vehicle batteries that will be more powerful, longer lasting and half as expensive than the company’s current cells at Tesla’s … Read more Elon Musk promises affordable Tesla and to halve price of EV batteries

Plastic waste upcycled into jewelry

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Plastic waste upcycled into jewelry” – below is their description. These jewelry pieces are made of waste plastic – not something you’d guess just by looking at them. The project “Recycle.Object” was launched in June by Muscovite Polina Cherpovitskaya, when her main business – souvenirs and jewelry for museums … Read more Plastic waste upcycled into jewelry

Thailand plastic waste: Turning old fishing nets into mask

The fishing industry is a significant part of Thailand’s economy, but it is also one of the main contributors to marine pollution, in particular plastic. Now, a charity organisation has combined with private enterprise to recycle fishermen’s damaged nets. In turn, these are being made into products used to fight the spread of the coronavirus. … Read more Thailand plastic waste: Turning old fishing nets into mask

Concerns over Ipswich plan to turn rubbish into energy | ABC News

Residents in Ipswich have vowed to continue fighting against a $400 million waste-to-energy incinerator that has been proposed for Swanbank at Ipswich, west of Brisbane. Queensland recycles just 30 per cent of its waste The project’s proponents, German waste company Remondis, said the facility would take 50,000 tonnes of waste per year and create 50 … Read more Concerns over Ipswich plan to turn rubbish into energy | ABC News

Covid-19 in the US: Why air conditioning could increase the spread

« When people run #airconditioning they close the windows, that creates conditions where there is not enough fresh air and ventilation moving through indoor spaces. #Europe has the advantage that people can sit in #restaurants with windows wide open. The summers are relatively mild. In the #US, large parts of the country need air conditioning for … Read more Covid-19 in the US: Why air conditioning could increase the spread

Families around the world join the war on plastic

Faced with shops full of food and goods swathed in plastic, people are trying to reduce use and recycle Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters … Read more Families around the world join the war on plastic

Thai project turns fishing nets into protection gear

A new environmental project in Thailand is paying local fishermen to collect discarded fishing nets and recycle them into medical gear #PlasticBagFreeDay Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters … Read more Thai project turns fishing nets into protection gear

UK plastic for “recycling” dumped and burned in Turkey – BBC News

A BBC investigation has found that plastic waste from Britain that’s supposed to be recycled in Turkey is instead being dumped there with some of it burned. The UK exports more waste plastic to Turkey than to any other country. Environmentalists say Turkey can’t even recycle its own waste and should not be importing more. … Read more UK plastic for “recycling” dumped and burned in Turkey – BBC News