Tag: plastics

Process, Production

Pioneering recycling turns mixed waste into premium plastics with no climate impact

June 30, 2022


Only a fraction of the material that could be turned into new plastic is currently recycled. Researchers at Chalmers have now demonstrated how the carbon atoms in mixed waste can replace all fossil raw materials in the production of new […]

Design & Planning, Process

No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Plastics Industry to Meet Sustainability Goals, Says Delterra CEO

January 31, 2022

Via: Design News

With the word sustainability on everyone’s lips these days, the international environmental nonprofit Delterra has come onto the scene with a burst of energy, a strong pedigree, and a big mission. Delterra’s founding partner is consulting giant McKinsey & Co., […]

Design & Planning, Process

Plastics Continue to Make Cars Safer for People and the Environment

March 8, 2021

Via: Design News

Before he was confirmed as Transportation Secretary, Pete Buttigieg called for millions of new electric vehicles on our roads to meet the challenges of climate change. It is a goal that would not be possible without plastics. Over the years, […]

Design & Planning, Process

Tips for Manufacturers’ Product Recycling Plans

January 14, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Every manufacturing process, from food to consumer packaged goods, automotive and more, leaves behind waste, but much of this left-over material can be put to productive and profitable use. Many of the waste materials that are generated in the manufacturing […]

Design & Planning, Process

Lego Wants to Completely Remake Its Toy Bricks (Without Anyone Noticing)

August 31, 2018

Via: The New York Times

BILLUND, Denmark — At the heart of this town lies a building that is a veritable temple to the area’s most famous creation, the humble Lego brick. It is filled with complex creations, from a 50-foot tree to a collection […]