Some experts think the Green Deal is a good idea, but one that could be greatly improved. In Africa, the circular economy could also do with some improvement – but it is already far more advanced than you might think. Of course, plastics recycling needs constant improvement, but scientists have developed an approach to determine which recycling technology should be applied to which material.
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Price excl. VAT, incl. postage Germany EUR 5,00 | International EUR 5,00 Order now Topics Source: Green Standards Anything that comes out of a buildingToronto-based company Green Standards offers services for companies that are moving or renovating their offices. Source: noshe Building evolution towards circularitySibylle Bornefeld and Falco Herrmann from Sauerbruch Hutton talk about the circular economy in the construction sector in Berlin. Source: PublicDomainPictures; pixabay.com Hidden treasures for the circular economyHow a circular economy for capital equipment can bring a great many environmental and economic benefits. Source: E. Zillner Learning how to go circularA report from Footprints Africa explains how the continent can exploit the potential of the circular economy and what is already being done today. Source: DarkmoonArt.de; pixabay.com Making the GreenDeal even greener A new report shows where the Green Deal is falling short and what can be done to make it even more sustainable. Source: Tomra Paving the way for higher purity recovered polymersTechnical solutions can help plant operators to get higher quality out of their material. Source: Céline-Martin_pixabay Reuse shows great of potentialA report from RReuse provides some figures on job creation in the re-use sector and highlights some current problems. Source: yamamax777; pixabay.com The right framework is missingPlastics Europe provides an overview of the current recycling market for HDPE and PP – and points out why recycling is still falling short. Source: Manuel Schmitt; pixabay.com The rocky road to circularityScientists have developed an approach to determine which recycling technology should be applied to which material. Source: AIMPLAS Triboelectric separation of polymersThe triboelectric effect makes it possible to separate polymers by differentiating the electrical charges acquired through collision. Source: ICLEI Valencia, Utrecht, and Alba Iulia turn plastic trash into cashPlastiCircle has improved the quality of recycled plastic and reduced air pollution across three pilot sites.
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