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    Lego to pull the plug on petroleum-based plastic bricks

    Posted on by Gareth Mankoo

    Who would have thought of Lego going the green way? The company thrives on plastic-based bricks and have been the creative building blocks of adults and youngsters for decades. The brand however has decided to play its role in global … Continue reading3

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    Canadian professor uses infected beef parts to create plastic

    Posted on by gavril

    A short while ago, the Canadian beef industry was struck with the deadly mad cow disease, contaminating meat due to which, beef parts were thrown away and ended up in landfills by the ton. David Bressler, an associate professor with … Continue reading3

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    Dow Chemical Company generates energy from incinerating plastic

    Posted on by gavril

    We’ve had plastic being recycled into a bunch of stuff before. Now, the Dow Chemical Company has struck upon a way to create energy from recycled plastic! In a pilot test conducted, 96% of energy was recovered from incinerating 578 … Continue reading3

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    Dinamica Shoes made of recycled plastic walk away from animal cruelty

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    Here’s a chic shoe that vegetarians and environmentalists will just love slipping on. The company who chiseled this one out, Beyond Skin, has for years been making shoes without the use of animal skin. This time around, the company has … Continue reading3

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    Bio-degradable plastics developed for construction use

    Posted on by gavril

    The construction industry might just have greener materials to build with in future. Recently, scientists at the University of Amsterdam have come up with a process for creating fully biodegradable, non-toxic and non-hazardous thermoset resins. Made from easily available and … Continue reading3

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    Pink plastic snails on Miami Beach, a reminder to recycling

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    Visitors to the Miami Beach have had question marks drawn all over their faces as they stepped around a load of giant pink snails recently. No, it isn’t the Return of the Snails or anything similar. These plastic snails were … Continue reading3

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    LA County imposes ban on plastic bags in certain areas

    Posted on by gavril

    LA County is sick of all that plastic chocking the environment and has set up a ban on plastic bags, the biggest in the United States. The LA County passed a ban wherein disposable, single-use plastic bags will be pulled … Continue reading3

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    The Blest Machine melts plastic into oil

    Posted on by kamakshi

    Plastic is the most useful packaging material man invented, but sadly it’s not bio-degradable. And all that plastic waste cannot be rather is not recycles, only bottles can be reused. So how do we save the planet from a potential … Continue reading3

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    Bonheur Provisoire pavilion made out of reused plastic beer crates

    Posted on by gavril

    Ever wondered what happens to all those empty crates of beer that you’ve downed the night before at that beer fest? Some of these are recycled and used in architecture! Take the temporary pavilion of Bonheur Provisoire by SHSH (Shizuka … Continue reading3

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    Recyclable Eco Polo shirts made from recycled plastic and eco-charcoal by Cintas

    Posted on by gavril

    The clothes we wear today and pull of racks while shopping will be very unlike the ones we have in future. Future clothing will be as green as ever and recyclable too! Take Cintas’ new recyclable uniforms. These are made … Continue reading3

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