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Renewlogy turns low-grade plastic into usable fuels

Renewlogy turns low-grade plastic into usable fuels

inhabitat.com

What if we could turn plastics that aren’t often recycled into new plastics, transportation fuel, and other products? Here’s one company showing the way.

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Person Recycling items at the beach

Surfing trip leads to 4Ocean cleaning coastlines around the world

Inhabitat.com

One bracelet = one pound of plastic pulled from our ocean.

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Mark Newton headshot

Samsung Electronics Tackles Waste Through Unlikely Partnerships: Q&A with Mark Newton

Environmentalleader.com

What’s your cell phone made of? What happens to it when you upgrade? Here’s how one company is taking on e-waste.

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New bag made of recycled waste

Pacsafe Launches New Bag Line Made with Recycled Waste

Magneticmag.com

Protecting your valuables and the environment: travel gear made from plastic fishing nets, carpet flooring, fabric scraps rescued from landfills and oceans.

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Bringing the power of plastic recycling to the people

Bringing the power of plastic recycling to the people

GreenBiz.com

“Changing the way society perceives plastic.” It’s not waste--it’s a valuable resource that can be recycled at this growing network of micro plastic recycling sites.

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Trash Bag in the floating in the city

A major chemical company is building roads made of recycled plastic. They’ve already stopped 220,000 pounds of waste from ending up in landfills

Businessinsider.com

From plastics to pavement… repurposing plastics to help keep valuable resources out of our ocean and environment.

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Crew fishes 40 tons of plastic trash out of Pacific Ocean

Crew fishes 40 tons of plastic trash out of Pacific Ocean

Pressdemocrat.com

Discarded fishing nets pose a severe threat to fish and marine mammals. Here’s what some groups are doing to help protect marine life.

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Beach Plastic

Senate Proposes Save Our Seas Act 2.0

Recyclingtoday.com

To end plastic waste in our ocean, we’ll need new investments, technologies, collaboration… and strong public policy like the Save Our Seas Act 2.0.

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Converse's New Renew Sneakers

Converse’s New Renew Sneakers Are Made Out Of Recycled Materials, But Look As Good As The Originals

Bustle.com

Putting your best foot forward. Revival of a classic sneaker, this time with recycled plastic. Another step towards a circular economy for plastics.

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Science on the Hill: How to Make Recycling Profitable

Science on the Hill: How to Make Recycling Profitable

Scientificamerican.com

"Solving the plastic-waste crisis will not be easy, and there is no silver bullet,” says the author at Circulate Capital. But there is hope, through targeted investment, innovation, and collaboration.

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