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Africa’s First Plastic Bottle House Rises in Nigeria Africa's First House Made of Plastic Bottles in Nigeria – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building Earthship, Plastic Bottle House, Recycle Plastic Bottles, Recycled Bottles, Eco Friendly House, House Built, House Made, House 2, Green Building
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Plastic-Bottle Homes Are Popping Up Around the World

A two-bedroom home with a bathroom, a kitchen, and a living room can be made from 14,000 plastic bottles and mud.

Planet Plastic: How Big Oil and Big Soda Kept a Global Environmental Calamity Secret for Decades

Planet Plastic

How Big Oil and Big Soda kept a global environmental calamity a secret for decades

Nzambi Matee hurls a brick hard against a school footpath constructed from bricks made of recycled plastic that her factory turns out in the Kenyan capital.

Kenyan recycles plastic waste into bricks stronger than concrete

Nzambi Matee hurls a brick hard against a school footpath constructed from bricks made of recycled plastic that her factory turns out in the Kenyan capital.

University of Sussex graduate Lucy Hughes has won this year's UK James Dyson Award for a compostable alternative to single-use plastic made from fish waste called MarinaTex.

MarinaTex - a bioplastic made from fish waste

British product designer Lucy Hughes has invented a biodegradable plastic made from fish offcuts

In Fight Against Plastic Pollution, Sikkim Introduces Bamboo Water Bottles For Tourists Bamboo Tree, Bamboo Plants, Drinking Water Bottle, Use Of Plastic, Good Bones, Plastic Pollution, Plastic Bottles, Water Bottles, Biodegradable Products
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Indian State Introduces Bamboo Water Bottles, After Banning Plastic Ones

The all-organic state of Sikkim is making disposable/reusable bamboo water bottles for tourists to encourage them to stop littering The Indian state of Sikkim made headlines recently for becoming the first 100% certified organic state in the world. The state also became the first in India to ban the use […]

Last year, China drastically cut back its imports of plastic waste to recycle. and other wealthy nations must figure out what to do with their discards. Recycled Bottles, Plastic Bottles, Pollution Environment, Ap Environmental Science, Shampoo Bottles, Trash Art, Yogurt Cups, Plastic Sheets, Plastic Waste
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Where Will Your Plastic Trash Go Now That China Doesn't Want It?

Last year, China drastically cut back its imports of plastic waste to recycle. Now the U.S. and other wealthy nations must figure out what to do with their discards.

Do you ever wonder about the designers for the check-out lines at stores? Strategically placed piles of plastic crap at children’s eye level that are …

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Do you ever wonder about the designers for the check-out lines at stores? Strategically placed piles of plastic crap at children’s eye level that are …

Company Is Using Plastic Bottles To Make Roads That Last Longer Than Asphalt

Company Is Using Plastic Bottles To Make Roads That Last 10x Longer Than Asphalt

The creation of plastic in 1907 marks an important point in mankind and the history of Earth. It is the year in which we created one of the most durable, but also environmentally harmful materials and we are starting to face the consequences now. Because of its low manufacturing price, chances are that it will […]

Scientists in Japan have discovered a strain of bacteria that can eat plastic, a finding that might help undo the world's fast-growing plastic pollution.

Study: People Who Only Drink Bottled Water Ingest 90,000 Microplastic Particles Per Year

Studies show humans consume tens of thousands of tiny, little pieces of plastic each year known as microplastics. But if you're drinking water primarily from plastic water bottles, that number increases significantly.

Teen Invents Biodegradable "Plastic" That Decomposes In 33 Days Using Prawn Shells And Silk Cocoon Protein

Teen Invents Biodegradable "Plastic" That Decomposes In 33 Days Using Prawn Shells And Silk Cocoon Protein

The 17-year-old, Angelina Arora, has been able to produce compostable plastic using prawn shells. This kind of plastic can decompose within 33 days.

The end of plastic? New plant-based bottles will degrade in a year — The Guardian Beer Maker, Environmental News, Chemical Structure, Plastic Pollution, All Plants, Natural World, The Guardian, Climate Change, Plant Based

The end of plastic? New plant-based bottles will degrade in a year

Carlsberg and Coca-Cola back pioneering project to make ‘all-plant’ drinks bottles

A French actor and a self-taught inventor have designed a low-tech machine that converts plastic waste into diesel and petrol, which they say could help fight pollution and provide fuel for remote communities in developing countries. Biodegradable Plastic, Biodegradable Products, Plastic Pollution Solutions, Plastic Waste, Inventions, Diesel, French, September 1, Earth
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French Scientist Invents Machine that Can Turn Plastic into Diesel and Gasoline

French inventor figures out how to turn plastic waste into fuel A self-taught French scientist bankrolled by a French actor has come up with a brilliant solution to the problem of plastic waste. His machine — dubbed Chrysalis — converts hard-to-recycle plastic trash into 65% diesel, 18% gasoline, 10% gas and […]

New California law allows diners to bring their own containers for restaurant leftovers Airtight Food Storage Containers, Glass Food Storage, Plastic Pollution Solutions, Container Restaurant, California Law, Bulk Food, Dog Bag, Nutrition And Dietetics
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New California law allows diners to bring their own containers for restaurant leftovers

At certain restaurants, guests go into a meal knowing they’ll take home leftovers. It’s the entire premise of Olive Garden’s “Buy One, Take One” special, in which diners get an entree at the restaurant and one to take home, starting at $12.99. But all those doggie bags add up to a lot of packaging; why can’t customers bring their own reusable containers for the restaurant to load up?

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Seven Caribbean countries will ban the use of plastics in the year 2020

Seven Caribbean countries will ban the use of plastics in the year 2020 – The Yucatan Times

Planned Obsolescence: How the Products You Buy are Designed to Break | The Unbounded Spirit Guy Debord, Satire, Canvas Artwork, Canvas Prints, Sketch Manga, Satirical Illustrations, Start Ups, Art Academy, Humor Grafico
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Planned Obsolescence: How The Products You Buy Are Designed To Break

Why is most products’ lifespan so short, considering the advanced modern technological means of production? Enter planned obsolescence.

McDonald's Switches to Wooden Cutlery in Australia Mcdonalds, Plastic Pollution Solutions, Salad Bowls, Insta Makeup, Cutlery, Biodegradable Products, Australia, Tableware, Restaurants
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McDonald's Switches to Wooden Cutlery in Australia

McDonald’s is replacing plastic cutlery with wooden utensils in Australia McDonald’s has announced a plan to remove plastic cutlery from all 900 of its restaurants in Australia by the end of the year. The fast food giant plans on replacing the enormous sources of plastic pollution with biodegradable wooden cutlery. […]