PRM Waste Systems has released a new Bio-Processor for treating food waste and organic waste such as sewage sludge, unseparated organic waste and meat or animal by-products. Designed by engineer Aaron Custance, the processor uses a microbial digestive process and a controlled environment to turn waste into a product between 20-30 per cent of the original volume within 24 hours. The... More
Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc. have found a way to implement a circular supply chain for aluminium for car bodies, by recycling the metal from end-of-life vehicles to be used in the manufacture of new cars.
Ethical smartphone manufacturer Fairphone has issued a challenge to the dominant approach of tech giants by announcing the first upgradeable smart phone modules in a bid to improve product sustainability and reduce waste.
Demand for Cromwell Polythene’s new Sansafe® 30 litre hygienic anti-microbial bin liners has surged since the start of the year, with the latest order seeing 22,500 bags being sent to Vienna for use across the Austrian capital.
Bioplastic manufacturer Novamont has pledged to create a minimum bio-based content of 40 per cent across its MATER-BI bioplastics range in an attempt to further reduce the carbon impact of its products.
Six materials, including a bioplastic composite paper, a wetsuit made from natural rubber, and packaging made from up-cycled agricultural residuals have been announced as the finalists for Bio-Based Material of the Year 2017.
‘Packaging for people, planet and profit’ is intended to ‘support businesses in considering packaging as part of the total product system for delivering products from point of production to point of consumption’.