UAE plans the first food-grade plastic recycling plant to help promote circular economy and growth of sustainable industries

The partnership comes in line with MoIAT’s recent ministerial decree regulating the manufacturing and trade of recycled plastic water bottles. This opportunity is in-line with the UAE’s Net Zero Carbon target “2050” and Make It In The Emirates Initiative.  Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT)Continue Reading

Proposed biomethane plant in Sunnyside could bring benefits, but environmental advocates have concerns | Lower Valley

The city and port of Sunnyside have agreed to spend $12 million developing infrastructure for a potential industrial park, including a renewable natural gas facility. Pacific Ag, an agricultural waste company, has proposed a 60-acre facility with anaerobic digesters that turn livestock and agricultural waste into renewable natural gas, orContinue Reading

A Recycling Plant, Renewed | Plastics Technology

Southwestern Missouri is a rolling plateau draped with a patchwork of cattle farms, streams and forests. The diverse landscape makes a pleasant drive, and just 20 miles short of the Kansas border you’ll find the small town of Lamar, birthplace of Harry Truman. Recently, it also became the birthplace of CapitalContinue Reading

Researchers say plant roots identify the climatic conditions

The precise characteristics of a plant’s roots dictate the climatic circumstances in which that plant thrives. This relationship is clarified by a recent study done by the University of Wyoming, which also questions the nature of ecological trade-offs. Daniel Laughlin, an associate professor in the UW Department of Botany andContinue Reading

Battery recycling plant polluted landscape, then shut down

Google Earth Hundreds of people arrived on the grounds of a battery recycling plant near Florence on a fall day 10 years ago, eager to celebrate the official opening of a business they hoped would bolster the local economy. Johnson Controls Inc., a national corporation touted for its commitment toContinue Reading

A view of Shell Chemical's new multi billion-dollar ethane cracker plant processing plant across the Allegheny River can be seen under construction Oct. 27, 2017 in Monaca, Pennsylvania. Credit: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

Internal documents unearthed by congressional Democrats reveal an apparent moment of candor two years ago from Shell public relations executives discussing their company’s environmental responsibilities related to the massive plastics manufacturing plant they were building 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. The multi-billion dollar Shell plant became fully operational in NovemberContinue Reading

KraussMaffei Delivers Final Extruder for PureCycle's Flagship Purification Plant Ahead of Schedule

PureCycle’s Ironton, OH Facility is on Track to Start Producing Pellets Q1 2023 ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — PureCycle Technologies‘ (NASDAQ: PCT) Munich-based partner KraussMaffei, a world leading manufacturer of plastics and rubber processing machines, today, delivered the final piece of major equipment needed for PureCycle’s Ironton, Ohio purificationContinue Reading

Fighting The Plastics Plague, One Canoe-Full At A Time

For the Indiana Capital Chronicle: December 14, 2022 By James Bruggers, Inside Climate News Find out what’s happening in Garywith free, real-time updates from Patch. This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news organization that covers climate, energy and the environment. It is republished with permission.Continue Reading