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Trade, Investment and Innovation Division Currently, approximately 300 million tons of oil-based plastic waste are produced every year. A significant amount of plastic waste ends up in the oceans, having a detrimental effect on marine ecosystems and coastal communities. Most of this waste originates from the Asia-Pacific region. If unaddressed, by 2050 there could be read more
The problem of how to find the potential treasure trove hidden in millions of pounds of trash is getting a high-tech answer as investors funnel $16 million into the recycling robots built by Denver-based AMP Robotics. For recyclers, the commercialization of robots tackling industry problems couldn’t come at a better time. Their once-stable business has read more
For comparison, cities like San Francisco and Seattle have recycling rates of 60 to 80 percent. Chicago is really struggling with recycling, according to a new report. The city recycles less than 10 percent of its waste, much less than is recycled in surrounding cities and nationally, according to a report released this week from read more
America Recycles Day promoted by EPA is brainchild of not-for-profit backed by companies that produce plastic products America’s government-backed national recycling awareness day is being used as cover by large corporations that are churning out enormous volumes of plastic that end up strewn across landscapes, rivers and in the ocean, critics have said. The second read more
Dramatic shift from wet to dry climate could have caused crop failure in Neo-Assyrian empire The Neo-Assyrian empire was a mighty superpower that dominated the near east for 300 years before its dramatic collapse. Now researchers say they have a novel theory for what was behind its rise and fall: climate change. The empire emerged read more
Plastic is a big problem for the world’s oceans. This is thankfully no longer news and much is being done to try and turn the tide on the tonnes of single-use plastic bottles, bags and everyday products that are causing irreparable damage to marine life. However, it may still come as a surprise that the read more