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  • Mamata Machinery introduces world's fastest Back Seam Sack maker for BOPP Laminated Woven Fabric • Modern Plastics India

    Mamata Machinery introduces world’s fastest Back Seam Sack maker for BOPP Laminated Woven Fabric • Modern Plastics India

    Use of BOPP laminated woven sacks has grown very fast in past few years. Requirement of making small size sacks/pouches has always been restricted due to limitations on producing minimum size of tube in woven fabric circular looms. However, entry to market has opened by back seam BOPP laminated sacks which use laminated woven fabric […] More

  • Recresco invests in additional air-based glass recycling systems

    Recresco invests in additional air-based glass recycling systems

    Sponsored content Glass recycling company Recresco has recently invested in a further three air-based glass recycling separation systems in addition to its existing one, produced by waste management company Impact Air Systems. The product, named the Zigzag Air Classifier (ZAC800) system, is expected to streamline the efficiency of Recresco’s operations, allowing the company to process […] More

  • sustainability on the takeaway menu

    sustainability on the takeaway menu

    Research examining seafood sustainability suggests that jellyfish could become the fish to your chips on a new sustainable takeaway menu to help keep threatened species off the plate. University of Queensland researchers analysed global industrial fishing records to reveal that 92 endangered and 11 critically endangered species of seafood were caught in oceans around the […] More

  • Joint efforts needed to achieve cleaner Mediterranean

    Joint efforts needed to achieve cleaner Mediterranean

    (Source: Pixabay, Rafael Sampaio) The joint EEA and UNEP/MAP report ‘Towards a cleaner Mediterranean Sea: a decade of progress’ takes stock of the progress achieved and challenges ahead in the Unionfor the Mediterranean (UfM) Horizon 2020 initiative for a cleaner Mediterranean (H2020). According to the report, the current interventions are effective in keeping up with […] More

  • World’s biggest plastic polluters named and shamed in new report

    World’s biggest plastic polluters named and shamed in new report

    The world’s biggest plastic polluters have been called out in a new report from The Changing Markets Foundation. Released today (17 September), ‘Talking Trash: The Corporate Playbook of False Solutions’ accuses big plastic polluters of obstructing and undermining legislative solutions to the plastics crisis for the past few decades. With research in over 15 countries […] More

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    Towers lit for Recycle Week

    Nearly 90% of UK households now recycle regularly, WRAP has said to mark the start of Recycle Week. The 17th annual week this year starts on 21 September under the banner ‘Together – We Recycle’ and will see national landmarks lit for the occasion. WRAP said its statistics from surveys during the lockdown and in […] More

  • New Cutting System by Linder Used to Increase Shedding Capacity • Modern Plastics Global

    New Cutting System by Linder Used to Increase Shedding Capacity • Modern Plastics Global

    The company Lohner Kunststoffrecycling GmbH (LKR) in Vechta, Germany, has been recovering plastic waste generated during the production of industrial or consumer goods since 1992. The highly specialised pioneer and full-service provider is now part of the Remondis Group and transforms about 45,000 metric tons of rejects into new material every year – a perfect […] More

  • News in brief – 15/09/20

    News in brief – 15/09/20

    New Board members at London Waste and Recycling Board signal new business plan ambitions and priorities The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has today announced four new appointments to its Board to help work towards its new five-year business plan period. The business plan is focused on accelerating London’s transition to a low-carbon, circular […] More

  • In ‘Holy’ video, is Justin Bieber a convincing victim of fossil fuel industry collapse?

    In ‘Holy’ video, is Justin Bieber a convincing victim of fossil fuel industry collapse?

     Only two weeks left to Double your gift Sometimes, in life, we’re presented with impossible choices, and today we all awoke to this one: Would you rather see Justin Bieber cosplaying as a pipeline worker or cosplaying as Drake? On Friday at midnight Eastern time, Justin Bieber released the video for his new single “Holy” featuring […] More

  • Talent Talk: How to Write a Job Description That Attracts Millennials

    Talent Talk: Is My Noncompete Agreement Enforceable?

    Please note: If you are in a situation where you have a noncompete that could impact your future employment, see an attorney in the appropriate state with a background in such matters. This article is intended to give you some preparation for that meeting, not to provide legal advice. The area of noncompete agreements is […] More

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