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Angel Yeast partners with PhaBuilder to open PHA factory

Angel Yeast partners with PhaBuilder to open PHA factory

Angel Yeast (Yichang, Hubei, China), a globally listed yeast and yeast extract manufacturer, has inked an agreement with Bejing based PhaBuilder Biotechnology (China) to build a large manufacturing base for polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) ...
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Burien (Washington, the U.S.) banning the use and sale of plastic food service products

Burien (Washington, the U.S.) banning the use and sale of plastic food service products

The Burien City Council passed Ordinance 709 on February 3, 2020 restricting the use and sale of non-compostable food serviceware products. All food service business must use and provide compostable food service products starting ...
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Single use plastic bags banned in New South Wales (Australia) from 6/2022

Single use plastic bags banned in New South Wales (Australia) from 6/2022

From 6/2022, single-use plastic bags will be banned in New South Wales, with more bans set to come later in the year. The state has joined the rest of Australia in banning ...
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Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics from December 2022

Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics from December 2022

June 20 (Reuters) - The government of Canada on Monday published final regulations to prohibit "harmful" single-use plastics, with a ban on manufacturing and importing most of these items to come into ...
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Finland pilots new transparent cellulose film that reduces microplastic

Finland pilots new transparent cellulose film that reduces microplastic

Food packages fulfil their most important tasks when they protect food and minimise waste. Thin plastic films are nevertheless difficult to recycle, and they often end up in the wrong places after ...
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U.S bans sale of single-use plastic on public lands, national parks by 2032

U.S bans sale of single-use plastic on public lands, national parks by 2032

The U.S. Interior Department said on Wednesday it will phase out the sale of single-use plastic products in national parks and other public lands by 2032, in an attempt to mitigate a ...
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The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags from June 2022

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags from June 2022

Ban will come into effect under the Emirate’s integrated single-use plastic policy. As part of the UAE's vision to enhance sustainable living in Abu Dhabi, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) announced today ...
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Ban On Single-Use Plastics Gets Initial Approval In Marin County

Ban On Single-Use Plastics Gets Initial Approval In Marin County

Marin County supervisors gave their initial approval Tuesday of a ban on the use of single-use plastic containers and utensils at restaurants, bakeries and other businesses that sell food. The ordinance, which ...
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