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AI FOR CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN CHINA

AI FOR CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN CHINA

Unilever has joined forces with the Alibaba Group to launch a large-scale closed-loop plastic recycling system in China. The joint initiative – called Waste-Free World – is part of Unilever’s drive to tackle the root cause of plastic waste and think differently about...

BOOSTING CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN AFRICA

BOOSTING CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN AFRICA

The African Development Bank has launched an investment program for green growth in Africa, financed by the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC), focused on a waste management model that maximizes the resources' value through the recovery and regeneration of...

THE RECYCLED PLASTIC CAN BE PRETTY

THE RECYCLED PLASTIC CAN BE PRETTY

The European Commission have development two years ago campaigns to encourage the use of recycled plastics. Google has now released his new phone case with a large composition of recycled plastics. There are many companies that have joined this movement, such as...

THE RECYCLING POWER OF ORANGES

THE RECYCLING POWER OF ORANGES

Two of the biggest wastes that are stored in landfills, food and electronics, can work hand by hand to achieve better recycling. Studies carried out by researchers from Singapore have observed that thanks to the orange peel, the separation and recovery of lithium...

THE BIOTECNOLOGY TO DO NEW DYES

THE BIOTECNOLOGY TO DO NEW DYES

Since a serendipitous accident made the first synthetic dye in 1856, up to 8000 different chemical products have been created to color our garments, which has made the textile industry one of the most polluting, which has made the textile industry one of the most...

WHY WILL COVID ACCELERATE SUSTAINABILITY?

WHY WILL COVID ACCELERATE SUSTAINABILITY?

Large companies that had not committed to sustainability have been more affected by this health crisis. To better face future crises, they have been forced to reshape their production model towards more ecological and socially inclusive processes. These are five...

THE SOLUTION TO THE PLASTIC WASTE

THE SOLUTION TO THE PLASTIC WASTE

To end the pollution of plastics, which very few are recycled and most end up in landfills or in our oceans, we cannot focus exclusively on the recycling process or simply on reducing its production. It is necessary to integrate a Circular Economy approach, which...

THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN RECYCLING

THE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN RECYCLING

Taking advantage of the synergy between Industry 4.0 and the Circular Economy, great advances have been made in plastic treatment processes. Thanks to investment funds in the United Kingdom, techniques capable of separating have been developed to achieve a complete...

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IS THE ANSWER

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IS THE ANSWER

As a result of the current crisis, we have been pressed to seek solutions, and we have found them in the Circular Economy We need a model based on sustainability and recycling so as not to continue damaging the ecosystem, but we cannot lose sight of the great problem...