Sử dụng dầu cá, các nhà nghiên cứu làm ra một loại vật liệu giống như polyurethane. (Mikhailey Wheeler)

Scientists working on an alternative to polluting plastic have discovered a biodegradable material derived from fish waste that would otherwise be thrown away, which could be used in a variety of products including packaging and clothing. Canadian researchers say fish heads, bones, skin and guts heading for landfill can be turned into useful material that could replace crude oil-derived […]

On the evening of June 5, the launching ceremony of the national COVID-19 vaccine fund in Hanoi was held with the presence of the Prime Minister, representatives of leaders of government, enterprises and organizations. Attending the event, An Phat Holdings was honored to receive the Government’s commendation as pioneer donor to the national COVID-19 vaccine […]

Loại túi có thể phân hủy mới đang được dùng tại các điểm bán của Co-op để thay thế “túi tái sử dụng”

The 10p compostable carriers will replace Co-op’s “bags for life” ahead of the minimum fee for single-use plastic shopping bags at all supermarkets in England doubling to 10p in May. The Co-op is to remove plastic “bags for life” from sale in all of its 2,600 stores and replace them with 10p compostable carriers. The […]

The designation is already drawing sharp criticism from industry associations. The Canadian government has officially added “plastic manufactured items” to its list of “toxic” substances on Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). The move, announced on May 12, was first proposed by the federal government last October. While drawing praise from some […]

Các hạt vi nhựa trong không khí xuất hiện ở những nơi hẻo lánh trên thế giới, bao gồm cả vùng núi Altai xa xôi ở Siberian. Kirill Kukhmar / TASS / Getty Images

Scientists consider plastic pollution one of the “most pressing environmental and social issues of the 21st century,” but so far, microplastic research has mostly focused on the impact on rivers and oceans. However, a new study from researchers at Cornell and Utah State University highlights the increasing threat of airborne microplastics “spiraling around the globe,” […]

Supplying single-use plastic plates and forks would become illegal under the plan (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Plastic plates, straws and cutlery could be banned in Scotland, along with polystyrene food and drink containers, to help stem the tide of plastic that is killing sea life/ The government in Edinburgh has launched a public consultation on whether to outlaw some of the most environmentally damaging single-use plastic items. Under the plan, expected to take […]

Xốp Polystyrene sẽ bị ngưng ứng dụng trong ngành đồ uống và thực phẩm vào cuối năm 2020 tại Úc

Polystyrene foam commonly used to package consumer goods will be phased out in Australia by mid-2022 as part of a national plan to combat mounting plastic waste. Conservation groups have welcomed many aspects of the plan, which also includes an end to polystyrene food and beverage containers by the end of 2022, but also criticised […]

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The draft Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2021, which the Union environment ministry announced on March 11, has proposed a blanket ban on a list of plastic items, among other changes. The draft notification is in keeping with India’s announcement at the UN Environment Assembly in 2019, where it piloted a resolution for a global […]

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Unilever has worked with Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba to create a system of recycling machines which use artificial intelligence to automatically identify and sort plastic packaging. The initiative, Waste Free World, is the first of its type and could accelerate the process of returning high grade plastic back into a closed-loop recycling system. There are […]

Claims about biodegradability and compostability are widely used to label products and packaging regarding their endof-life. Biodegradation can take place in different systems (industrial or home composting) and environments (soil, water). What is biodegradability? Biodegradability is the potential of a material to follow the process of biodegradation. Biodegradation is a biochemical process during which microorganisms […]