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Trash for tickets on Indonesia’s ‘plastic bus’

Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya—where passengers can swap trash for travel...
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Microplastic-Filtering Washing Machines Exist

Last year, the ‘Reducing Household Contributions to Marine Plastic Pollution’ report revealed that up to 32,000 tonnes of microplastic pollution enter British waterways each year. Clothing is a key cause of this...
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EV Converstion Kits Hit The Market

Also on the topic of electrified transport, French start-up Transition-One has recently applied for permission from national and EU-wide regulators to sell retrofitting “kits” that enable motorists to convert their...
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Hyundai’s Introduces Solar Car

Following on from the launch of Toyota’s futuristic Prius Prime with ultra-thin solar panels on its roof, bonnet and tailgate and Lightyear’s solar car with a 450-mile range, Hyundai has this week made its...
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Nestle’s biodegradable security tags

The past few months have seen Nestle launch a number of recyclable and biodegradable packaging formats, including a paper-based alternative to flexible plastic wrapping for its YES! snack bars and a recyclable paper...
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Forest-friendly fibres

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) landmark report on land use this week served to hammer home the importance of combatting deforestation to averting the worst impacts of global warming. It was...
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Nature, food, and climate change: How sustainable land management can meet multiple societal goals

Ahead of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s presentation in Geneva next week, Dr Christopher Weber writes what to expect from the report, including how land use will not...
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Study identifies way to enhance the sustainability of manufactured soils

A combination of waste materials supplemented with a product of biomass could help in the search for high quality soils, a new study suggests. Soil degradation is posing a huge...
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Malawi reinstates ban on plastic bags as campaigners hail ‘fantastic victory’

Judges overturn injunction won by plastic manufacturers after thin plastic bags were outlawed  Experts have warned that plastic waste poses a threat to fish stocks in Malawi’s freshwater lakes. Photograph:...
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Letters: don’t recycle plastic – burn it

Trying to reuse plastic is hopelessly inefficient  ‘Mixed plastics cannot really be recycled.’ Photograph: Jeff Morgan/Alamy Stock Photo   We have been going the wrong way with plastics for the...
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In Indonesia, a court victory for Bali’s ban on single-use plastics

The ban was proposed last December and was subsequently challenged by plastic-recycling industry, which argued it would harm the livelihoods of manufacturers, recyclers, and trash pickers. Indonesia is only behind China...
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PH President’s massive push may kickstart transition from coal to renewable energy

At his fourth State of the Nation address, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced policies to advance renewable energy deployment in the archipelago country, which has enormous solar, wind, hydropower, ocean...
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