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How New York Is Turning Food Waste Into Compost and Gas

How New York Is Turning Food Waste Into Compost and Gas City officials hope to divert organic refuse from landfills. Where will it all go? New Yorkers already have blue and green bins for recycling glass, metal, paper and plastic. But now brown bins for organic waste...

Bioplastics better than total recycling for UK plastic waste target

A report from bioeconomy consultants NNFCC has found that for Britain to meet its target of eliminating avoidable plastic waste by 2042, recycling alone is insufficient and must be complemented by bioplastics. Biodegradable plant-based plastics could form a base for a...

University of Plymouth corrects study to show compostables biodegrade

University of Plymouth corrects study to show compostables biodegrade

The University of Plymouth has admitted to a ‘discrepancy’ regarding compostables in its study which found biodegradable plastic bags remained functional in soil or marine environments for three years. The study’s authors said they recognised a “discrepancy” regarding...