Materials 

First Marathon to Swap Plastic Bottles for Biodegradable Pouches Made Out of Plants

As opposed to giving plastic water bottles to the 41,000 competitors who participated in the London Marathon this weekend, the runners were given minimal biodegradable blobs as a means of reducing plastic waste. The London Marathon turned into the first full long distance race to supplant their plastic bottles with the edible Ooho water bottles. The Ooho packaging, which is made entirely out of sustainable seaweed extracts, only costs about 2 cents to make. Designed by London-based startup Skipping Rocks Labs, the tasteless biodegradable compartment is made out of a…

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Materials 

Nestlé and Veolia unite to handle leakage into the environment and create recycling plans

Nestlé and Veolia, today reported their coordinated effort to work on waste at waste gathering, arranging and recycling of plastic material, with an accentuation on flexible plastic packaging. Projects will concentrate on eleven priority countries crosswise over Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. The partnership will likewise investigate technologies to build up viable models of recycling in different countries. This incorporates chemical recycling technologies like pyrolysis, which is capable to deliver virgin quality plastic. These technologies will help Nestlé to expand the reused substance of its bottled water packaging to…

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Materials 

Sana Packaging Launches New Line of Recovered Ocean Plastic Cannabis Packaging

Sana Packaging evacuates four tons (8,000 pounds) of plastic waste from the ocean with their first orders of 100 percent recovered ocean plastic cannabis packaging. Sana Packaging, a startup that designs and develops differentiated, sustainable and agreeable packaging solutions for the cannabis industry, launches a new line of 100 percent reclaimed ocean plastic cannabis packaging in partnership with Oceanworks. Sana Packaging recently shipped their first orders of 100 percent reclaimed ocean plastic packaging to customers across North America. Oceanworks accomplices with accumulation and processing agents around the globe to bring…

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Industry 

Consumer goods CEOs in Davos hot seat over plastic waste

Consumer products companies including Procter and Gamble Co and Coca-Cola Co are developing as new focuses for worldwide activism, with green gatherings censuring them for fouling the sea with plastic and activists encouraging governments to manage them. At the yearly World Economic Forum a week ago, the supervisors of these and different firms like Unilever Plc and PepsiCo have been on defensive, in a route reminiscent of how coal and oil boss went under pressure over environmental change in earlier years. “I see parallels to coal,” Greenpeace official executive Jennifer…

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