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Not all sectors are as circular as they should be. Especially the plastics industry has some considerable catching up to do. The same is also true for the waste management sector in South Asia and the textiles industry in general.
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Price excl. VAT and postage Germany 5,00 EUR International 5,00 EUR Order now Topics Source corn: Beverly Buckley; pixabay.com / Source bottle: E. Zillner Bioplastics are no silver bulletBioplastics are often considered as an alternative to plastics made from fossil fuels. Howeve, they present some difficulties. Source: ch1310; pixabay.com Environmental and social sustainability in the denim industryFour diverse denim brands were chosen to study their impacts at product level. Source: Ermanno Ferrarini; pixabay.com Finally becoming circularAlthough the European Union has a numer of policies in place to promote the circular economy concept, some sectors are still lagging behind. Source: Clker-Free-Vector-Images; pixabay.com For a sustainable transformationLithium-ion batteries could be a promising solution for energy storage capacities needed in the future. Source: StockSnap, pixabay.com From fast fashion to a wellbeing wardrobeThe Euopean Environmental Bureau puts forward a proposal how the textiles industry of the future could look like. Source: WRAP GBFS as raw material for colourless glassA study shows the feasibility of the Fe content reduction process, using mining processes similar to primary mineral beneficiation. Source: Plastic Recyclers Europe How can the plastics industry in Europe remain competitiveEurope today is pioneering the plastics recycling industry worldwide. Source: Recover Insects, earthworms, and enzymes tackle plastic pollutionA current project is working on the remediation of plastic pollution in agricultural fields. Source: Lucia-Grzeskiewicz; pixabay.com It’s not only about moneyAccording to a report, the challenges associated with financing and accounting are a major obstacle to adopting circular business models. Source: Arjes Powering industrial shreddersWith help from Volvo Penta, Arjes has been able to develop machines that can eat through waste like no other. Sources: Valomag Recycling magnets from e-motors, generators and hard disk drivesHow the VALOGMAG project wants to make the recycling of permanent magnets more feasible. The conundrum of waste management in South AsiaSouth Asia has an odd, two-pronged waste management dilemma, particularly concerning its landfills. Source: Sysemiq The future has to be circularA recent study shows in different scenarios how the plastics industry can become more circular and even emission neutral.
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