Posts Categorized: recycling

Food waste converted into fibres for textiles

A material science startup company is focusing on recycling agricultural and post-consumer waste into high quality sustainable textiles.

Cardboard tents reduce festival waste

Two Dutch entrepreneurs could solve the waste problem at music festivals with sustainable tents made from fully recycable cardboard.

Accidentally-developed enzyme eats plastics

Researchers have developed an enzyme that can digest certain types of plastics bringing new hope to end a ‘global crisis’.

Recycling process turns used gum into new products

A UK company has developed an innovative recycling system to reduce chewing gum waste and create a new sustainable compound for the rubber and plastic industry.

Top 10 innovations fighting plastic waste

From credit cards and shopping bags to hair combs and water bottles, plastic has been integrated into every aspect of our lives. However, the manufactured material is leaving a harmful imprint upon our environment. As more businesses from all over the world announce their commitment to eliminating all single-use plastics from their operations, products and supply chain, we have selected 10 new innovative examples that bring about new ways of recycling plastic.
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Reusable smart cups help London coffee shops recycle

A new subscription service that works with multiple brands, allows customers to return their cups to any participating store.