Economía Circular

Economía Circular

Los gestores de residuos piden que se reconozca el papel de la valorización energética en la taxonomía y los instrumentos jurídicos relacionados con el CO2
- La organización europea FEAD destaca el papel positivo de toda la cadena de gestión de residuos para evitar las emisiones de CO2.
Danimer Scientific and Hyundai Oilbank collaborate on driving global growth of PHA
- PHA producer Danimer Scientific, has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hyundai Oilbank, the oil refinery unit of Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings, to jointly develop global...
Plastic snowfall in the Alps
- Teamwork: Scientists ascending to the research station in the Hohe Tauern National Park. Credit: ZAMG/Niedermoser In a new study, Empa researcher Dominik Brunner, together...
Scientists warn that ocean microplastic pollution may be greater than estimated 
- Graphical abstract. Credit: DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.118275 The great diversity of scientific techniques and methods used in the study of marine microplastics pollution...
Tackling ocean-bound plastic in the Caribbean
24/01/2022 - Ocean Recovery Group, a new joint venture formed by 4G Recycling, a recycling and waste-management family-owned business, and packaging company AE Global, is a social-business enterprise with a...
PureCycle Teaches Teens About Recycling on ‘Everyday Science Stuff’ Series
24/01/2022 - Orlando, FL­­–based PureCycle Technologies has partnered with EXPLR Media to educate the younger generation about plastic recycling with an episode of EXPLR’s new Everyday Science...
La apuesta por la bicircularidad descarbonizada
- Las emisiones de CO2 se han reducido un 25% con respecto a 2011, las de NOx un 52% y las de SOx un 86%.
Ecolab Life Sciences Announces 12% Price Increase
21/01/2022 - ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL), the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and...
TotalEnergies Increases High-performance Polymers Production for Specialty Markets
21/01/2022 - TotalEnergies Polymer plant in Feluy, Belgium, announced the startup of a new production of high-performance polymers with the commissioning of a new reactor in its polypropylene...
Grupo Antolin balances comfort, performance for EVs in winter conditions
20/01/2022 - Auto interior supplier Grupo Antolin has developed an "intelligent" passenger heating system for electric vehicles that it says will allow EVs to both maintain driving range and keep occupants...
Polar ice contaminated with nanoplastics
- Jean-Louis Tison (co-author) and a team of scientists drilling sea ice cores in the Antarctic. Credit: Bruno Delille Decades-old polar ice contains significant amounts of...
Eagle Protect Sounds Alarm on Supply Chain Contamination
19/01/2022 - SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
EMSUR presents its new range of shrink sleeves, ECOEM-sleeves, which are fully recyclable along with PET bottles
19/01/2022 - The beverage industry knows all about the advantages of bottle sleeves as they provide a key element of product differentiation on shelves, display strategic brand messages or nutrition...
Resin Makers Gear Up for Gains in Auto, Medical Sectors
19/01/2022 - TotalEnergies has started up a new reactor in Feluy, Belgium, for production of performance polypropylene (PP) materials. Through this investment, TotalEnergies aims to augment its position in the...
Measuring climate resilience: INFORM Climate Change RiskMeasuring climate resilience: INFORM Climate Change Risk
12/01/2022 - With continued global warming induced by enhanced greenhouse gas concentrations, extreme weather and climate related risks are becoming increasingly amplified.To tackle the risk of severe...
Abu Dhabi’s IHC Launches Trading Platform for Recycled Plastics
18/01/2022 - International Holding Company (IHC), the largest company listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, announced today the establishment of Rebound Ltd., dedicated to reducing global plastic...
Henniker Plasma invests in extending surface chemistry analysis capabilities
- This investment further enhances Henniker Plasma’s capabilities, allowing it to measure surface free energy with just one click. The analyser reveals both the polar and the nonpolar component of...
AIMPLAS desarrolla nuevos materiales y procesos sostenibles para reducir las emisiones de los vehículos mediante la reducción de peso
- El proyecto LIGHTCAR, financiado por la AVI, desarrolla nuevos materiales composites con propiedades mejoradas y sostenibles medioambientalmente, que permitirán reducir entre un 50% y un...
Suprem develops thermoplastic composite for pressure vessels
- Relying on 35 years of experience in producing unidirectional thermoplastic Tape for reinforcing pipes and tanks, Suprem is dedicated to the industrialization of new, recyclable solutions for Type...
DOE research project targets carbon impact of single-use plastics
12/01/2022 - The U.S. government announced Jan. 11 it is awarding $13.4...