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China's plastic trash ban is spur to recycle

China’s crackdown on imports of plastic trash should be a signal for rich nations to increase recycling and cut down on non-essential products such as plastic drinking straws, the head of the U.N Environment Programme said on Monday.

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging from their global system by the end of 2018.

European Parliament supports use of biodegradable mulch films

The Plenary of the European Parliament voted in favour of supporting biodegradable mulch films in the revision of the EU Fertilizers Regulation.


Solvay partners with the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions

Solvay is joining the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions, created by Solar Impulse founder Bertrand Piccard, to promote efficient technologies, processes and systems that help improve the quality of life on earth.

Solar control glass on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

Guardian solar control glass gives architects freedom to play with colours and reflections on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

Lanxess expands range of membranes for reverse osmosis

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its range of membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO).

An interview with Ralf Pasker, EAE Managing Director

IV International ETICS (External Thermal Insulation Composite System) Conference was held in May in Ożarów Mazowiecki near Warsaw (Poland).

Borealis launches first ADCA-free material solution for data cables

Borealis launches the innovative grade HE4883, an ADCA-free material solution for physically foamed

DSM invests in optimizing environmental footprint

New investment in Emmen facility underpins company’s global sustainability strategy.

MEP's adopt EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags

European Parliament adopted EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags.

Arburg Energy Efficiency Award 2015

The winner for 2015 is ARaymond, one of the world's market leaders in clip fasteners for the automotive industry.

Fashion show at NPE2015 reflects zero waste strategy

Stylish and unique garments and accessories designed by students of the Savannah College of Art and Design will be made of recycled and reused plastics.

New solution for wind turbines

BASF's Relest Wind LEP paint improve resistance of rotor blades.

Styron Attains Responsible Care Certification

Styron achieved Responsible Care certification, following the completion of a third-party audit of the company's environmental, health, safety and security management systems.

Reverdia starts operations at the world’s first large-scale plant for bio-based succinic acid

Company delivers on promise to come on-stream before year’s end, using unique and proprietary low-pH yeast technology to make Biosuccinium™ with best-in-class environmental footprint.