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How Plastic Waste is Converted to Crude Oil & Sulphur

Plastic Waste is Converted to Crude Oil & Sulphur

Plastics have always delivered multiple benefits that contribute to the betterment of modern life. They save fuel by reducing the weight of our cars, they help us save energy by insulating our homes, keep medical supplies sterile and help to package and preserve the freshness of our food. With the countless benefits that plastics offer, …

How Plastic Waste Can Power Automobiles in The Future

Plastics are one of the most widely used materials on our planet and offer a multitude of beneficial properties. We can find their applications in transport, construction, healthcare, packaging, plumbing, and almost every industry that we can think of. Moreover, plastics are easy to mass produce, making it a challenge to properly manage, dispose and …

The Future of Waste Management: Converting Plastic to Fuel

There has been a rising awareness of alternative disposable methods for the mounting plastic waste problem. One of which includes plastic-to-fuel projects that have started to gain traction in the energy industry. This innovative solution holds promise to not only curb pollution but also provide significant economic benefits. According to the American Chemistry Council, plastic-to-fuel …

Discarded Plastic Bottles Put in Good Use This Christmas!

December brings with it many joys of holidays and festivities. The eagerness to welcome the new year and the delight of celebrating Christmas is ecstatic. And everyone tries to celebrate it in their own special way. The members of St. Michael’s Church located in Mumbai, India celebrated ‘green’ Christmas. They made a Christmas tree out …

An Innovative Effort to Convert Ocean Waste into Bathroom Amenities

Ocean Waste into Bathroom Amenities

The innovation in technology never fails to amaze! The recent past has witnessed numerous companies that have come up with technological advancements that work towards eliminating pollution. One of them is  Nurture Hospitality, a US-based organization that specializes in hotel guest bathroom amenities. They have launched a sharp social message ‘WE CARE’ and are aimed …

4 Techniques That Are Getting the Best Out of Ocean Plastic

Ocean Plastic

Plastic waste contaminating the oceans can be a great threat to marine animals. These water creatures can often get trapped into plastic packages or pieces. If mistaken for food, the plastics can also be ingested by the living beings in the ocean. There are numerous organizations working towards a solution for the plastic menace in …

Combating the Plastic Waste Problem: 5 Recycled Plastic Innovations

In today’s world, plastic is used everywhere because of its unique and highly lucrative properties. In fact, it would be impossible to imagine a world without plastics. However, a large amount of plastic waste (6.3 billion tonnes since 1950) is produced in the process. A lot of efforts are being made to reduce and recycle …

Turning Plastics Waste into Viable Low-Cost Fuel

Turning Plastics Waste into Viable Low CostFuel

Given the need to meet the world’s rising energy needs, policy makers have been calling for a comprehensive energy policy program. The energy recovery from plastic waste is one such example of innovative energy approach, that has been getting a lot of attention lately. There are a couple of reasons plastic is considered as a …

Could This Be the Solution to the Global E-waste Problem?

Global E-waste Problem

In recent years, the consumer demand for electronics has escalated to a great degree. Consumers today prefer buying a new gadget instead of repairing an old one. This trend has played a major part in the global e-waste crisis. As per a United Nations Environment Program report, the American electronics industry alone produced about 42 …