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Senator Kim Carr to open PVC AUS 2018 conference

“We encourage and support policies that facilitate industry transition towards a resource efficient and circular economy, along with reducing the risk of non-conforming products being placed on the market.” She adds: “Competition from non-conforming building products, such as cables, windows and …
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Mondi's fully recyclable packaging material, BarrierPack Recyclable, drives circular economy forward

Mondi's fully recyclable packaging material, BarrierPack Recyclable, drives circular economy forward. BarrierPack Recyclable, an innovative new plastic laminate for pre-made pouches, provides positive environmental outcomes and value creation through a sustainable material with performance …
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San Diego offering limited permits to small haulers for community composting

Yet the case can also be made that small-scale collection, especially for organic material going to community compost sites, is the epitome of circular economy ideals that more cities are now espousing. In some cases, community composters are often the first ones doing this work in their cities.
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Harrogate Water Argues The Case For PET Plastic Bottles

Harrogate Water is arguing the case for PET Plastic Bottles and in a landmark move towards achieving a circular economy, Britain's oldest bottled water brand has announced it has successfully secured sufficient availability of recycled PET (rPET), to ensure all product shall contain 50 per cent recycled …
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Innovative project launched to use aquaculture wastewater

“AQUASUS will explore how combinations of algae and duckweed can improve water quality, enhance fish production, and yield high quality feed, thus demonstrating the benefits of a financially viable circular economy approach,” said Marcel Jansen,leader of the project, from UCC's School of Biological …
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FLEECE PATROL

… of the supply chain we optimised chemical inputs,' McCartney says of the process that took two years to develop. Her commitment to wool production promotes the concept of a non-linear, circular economy, where garments are reused, recycled, or biologically harnessed to regenerate natural systems.
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Hospital Takes Aim at Plastic Recycling

Backer and her team set out to increase recycling and the circular economy of the hospital's plastic packaging waste, recycling 70% of waste by 2030, with 29% wasted to energy and 1% waste to the landfill. Backer said, “The questions we ask—and you may not like them—are 'How do we avoid using …
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ΕESC on European Industry Day: Let's turn challenges into opportunitie

"The low-carbon and circular economy offers many business opportunities. In order to grab them, we need a common framework and a longer-term strategy as well as Member States' commitment to coherent action. All Member States need to pull together to overcome the global challenges", says …
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Circular Economy 101: Waste Not, Get More

The momentum gathering around the development of a circular economy, in which materials and products are viewed through a 'cradle to cradle' lens, could, however, help stem the tide of valuable resources ending up landfill. Not only does circular thinking reduce the consumption of resources such as …
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