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Rome tests recycling bottles for transit cash

Rome tests recycling bottles for transit cashWhen in Rome. A unique way to encourage recycling… and help keep plastics out of our ocean/environment

NYPost.com

When in Rome. A unique way to encourage recycling… and help keep plastics out of our ocean/environment

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Recycling is broken. Can these robots help

Recycling is broken. Can these robots help?

ZDNet.com

Robots to the rescue? New technologies such as robotics can help us meet the challenges of recycling… and end plastic (and other) waste in our ocean/environment.

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Ocean

FDA Gives OceanBound Plastic Green Light for Food Packaging

Environmentalleader.com

The U.S. Food and Drug administration clears the way for "ocean bound" plastic to be used in more plastic packaging. The approval means more plastics that might otherwise end up in the environment will now be used toward increasing circularity by being recycled into new products.

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Chemical Recycling Is Completely Changing the Plastic Recycling Game

Chemical Recycling Is Completely Changing the Plastic Recycling Game

Greenmatters.com

"‘So with chemical recycling, we break down plastic… to the molecular level,’ [which] allows plastic to be recycled an infinite number of times. ‘We're taking a single-use item and… making it usable multiple times over and over and over again.’”

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3M invents an ingenious new way to ship products

No more cardboard boxes? 3M invents an ingenious new way to ship products.

FastCompany.com

Thin blue packages on your doorstep. Less fuel, less material, lighter environmental footprint… but PLEASE recycle them along with other plastic bags and wraps at grocery and retail stores - not in your curbside bin.

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Cyclo is the packable and sustainable helmet made from recycled plastic

Cyclo is the packable and sustainable helmet made from recycled plastic

inhabit.com

Protect your head, protect our ocean. Each recycled plastic helmet “represents 20 water bottles removed from marine ecosystems.”

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The 5 things you need to know about chemical recycling

The 5 things you need to know about chemical recycling

GreenBiz.com

These emerging technologies transform used #plastics into their basic building blocks… and then into new, valuable products. Follow us for more info on treating used plastics as a resource, which helps keep them out of our ocean/environment.

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A minivan assembly line at a car factory produces plenty of waste, but new methods are improving car manufacturing.

How car makers turn plastic bottles and Jose Cuervo leftovers into new vehicles

Mashable.com

Can we recycle everything? Not yet. But these companies are using millions of pounds of recycled plastics in seat cushions, carpeting, and other car parts.

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Jaguar Land Rover wants to turns rubbish into car parts

Jaguar Land Rover wants to turn rubbish into car parts

Motor1.com

Luxurious recycled plastics? This high-end carmaker and plastic maker BASF are trying out chemically recycled plastics in its car parts to help cut down waste.

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David Taylor, CEO, Procter & Gamble

P&G’s Olay skin-care brand unveils refillable packaging test to curb plastic waste

CNBC.com

A new trend? Here’s one of a number of companies cutting waste by redesigning plastic packaging to be reused.

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