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New report with 33 expert tips on circular IT management

New report with 33 expert tips on circular IT management

The new report from TCO Development, the organization behind the global leading sustainability certification for IT products TCO Certified, explains how everyone who buys and uses IT products can implement circular and more sustainable practices.


Waste is an old-fashioned concept, says Tomra

Waste is an old-fashioned concept, says Tomra

It is no wonder then that Earth Overshoot Day – marking the day when the demand for natural resources goes beyond the earth’s annual capacity to generate them – is creeping forward earlier and earlier each year.


COVID - 19: Is the future more plastic?

COVID - 19: Is the future more plastic?

Now, while we are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, plastics use is increasing again. But, while the pandemic is just temporary, plastic pollution will be long lasting, says Dr Fengwei (David) Xie from WMG, University of Warwick.


Perform with PerforMem

Perform with PerforMem

Brand-new software from Lanxess for analyzing reverse osmosis and helps to localize interference factors in water treatment more easily.


Pour out your container recycling and walk away

Pour out your container recycling and walk away

Hard on the heels of the launch of the new Tomra R1 “multi-feed” reverse vending solution, global reverse vending leader Tomra is taking recycling automation up a notch with the unveiling of the Express returns concept.


PET recycling strengthened on all fronts

PET recycling strengthened on all fronts

With the expansion of the collection point network in public spaces and the commissioning of the most modern PET recycling plant in Europe, Swiss PET recycling was further strengthened in 2019.


Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia bans single-use plastics

Slovakia banned single-use plastics as of 2021 on Wednesday, joining the European Union fight to reduce marine pollution. The new law will make it illegal to sell plastic plates, cups, cutlery, drink stirrers, straws and cotton buds.