Monday, February 1, 2021
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Big Oil’s Big Ocean Plastic Project Is Dead In The Water
By Joe Brock, John Geddie and Saurabh Sharma (Reuters) – A wheelbarrow and a handful of metal grids for capturing litter, emblazoned with the words “Renew Oceans,” sit rusting outside an...
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
EU-Wide Ban Might Save Ocean From 500,000 tonnes Of Microplastics – agency
by Anne Kauranen (Reuters) – Banning the use of microplastics in products such as cosmetics and detergents across the European Union would prevent 500,000 tonnes of microplastics from polluting the environment...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
U.S. Could Be Outlier if U.N. Clinches Plastic Waste Pact
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 7 (Reuters) – Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder for leading exporter the United...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Big Plastic’s $1 Billion Pledge to End Plastic Waste Just a Drop in the Polluted Ocean
By Jack Kaskey (Bloomberg) — With all those plastic-trash haters filling the Internet with images of garbage-choked oceans and demanding bans on everything from drinking straws to grocery bags, chemical...
Friday, October 5, 2018
Plastic Waste in the World’s Oceans Could Double by 2030, IEA Warns
By Alexander Kwiatkowski (Bloomberg) — The International Energy Agency has a sobering warning about the health of the world’s oceans. The total amount of oceanic plastic waste is likely to more than...
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Maersk Supply Service AHTS Selected to Deploy World’s First Large-Scale Ocean Plastic Cleanup System
Maersk Supply Service has signed on to support The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit that is developing technology to clean the ocean of plastic waste. For their role in the...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Solving the Ocean Plastic Crisis Starts With Asia -Opinion
By Adam Minter (Bloomberg Opinion) — Since Jan. 1, when China stopped accepting the rich world’s recyclable plastic waste, it’s gotten a ton of criticism for worsening the already deep...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
China’s Ban on Plastic Trash Could Be Huge Win for U.S. Chemical Makers
By Jack Kaskey and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — China is upending the global plastics market. The world’s biggest user of scrap has stopped accepting shiploads of other countries’ plastic trash as...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Northern Europe’s first floating rubbish bin installed in Helsinki
The technology group Wärtsilä’s project to bring floating rubbish bins to Finland is making progress. The project is being executed in honour of Finland’s centenary. The first Seabin marine rubbish...
Friday, May 5, 2017
Turning Plastic to Oil, U.K. Startup Sees Money in Saving Oceans
By Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) — At a garbage dump about 80 miles west of London, Adrian Griffiths is testing an invention he’s confident will save the world’s oceans from choking in plastic...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Monday, November 23, 2015
Biodegradable Plastics Don’t Work At Sea – Says New UN Study
“Don’t discard ‘Biodegradable’ plastics at sea” asks a new report from the United Nations because biodegradable plastics don’t disintegrate in the ocean. Complete degradation of biodegradable plastic occurs when none of the...
Sunday, June 7, 2015
20-Year-Old Inventor Announces Colossal Ocean Plastic Cleaning System
“Taking care of the world’s ocean garbage problem is one of the largest environmental challenges mankind faces today.” said Boyan Slat, 20-year old founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup just...
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Spindrift – A Plastic Debris Research Concept Vessel
"Like CO2, plastic pollution in the ocean is everyone's problem," says Bjørn Haugland, DNV-GL's Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer. "And like CO2, all the solutions are not clearly visible at present. Innovation is needed."
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