Plastic Can-Rings Make Bid to Enter Circular Economy Via RingRecycleMe Program
Hi-Cone, a global supplier of plastic can-rings, has partnered with recycling technology company Avangard Innovative to put can rings in a recycled production loop and keep them out of landfills and the environment. On Aug. 14, Hi-Cone, a global supplier of plastic can-rings, announced the launch of the RingRecycleMe program in partnership with recycling technology… Read more »
HOW DOES PLASTIC END UP IN THE OCEAN?
Hello, I’m Ann. I am an ordinary person, a person who believes that small actions from millions of individuals can change the world. I believe its the only thing that ever has. As my partner and I watched news footage and programmes like Blue Planet in late 2015 and felt helpless and concerned for our… Read more »
Which Plastics Can Be Recycled?
Nine Ideas For Re-purposing Everyday Household Items
Most environmentally conscious individuals are well aware of the basics of living green; refuse, reduce, reuse, repair, recycle, and rot. Keeping these things in mind while choosing products for your home goes a long way toward reducing your carbon footprint on our planet. You can apply these principles to nearly every item in your home, but… Read more »
rPET THE FACTS
PET Recycling and rPET: What you need to know Plastic manufacturers and converters are facing consumer and legislative demand when it comes to the use of recycled PET in their products. In this post, Vanden Recycling explores challenges and proposed solutions to improve the inclusion of rPET. What is PET in recycling? PET is a… Read more »
What does Stem The Tide mean?
What is rPET
What is Polyethylene Terephthalate? Polymers are macromolecules which are formed by certain repeating units. These repeating units are called monomers. Monomers have some functional groups which react with each other to form a long polymeric chain. The chemical bonds between monomer units are usually covalent bonds which are formed due to addition between some unsaturated monomer units… Read more »