With environmentalists warning that the world is on the brink of climate disaster, recycling is a hot topic at the moment.
Oil is vital for far more than just energy; it is at the heart of the plastics family, but as waste it is highly polluting. Now Spanish scientists are creating a new generation of organic plastics tha
In Israel, a Palestinian engineer's startup is launching a new biogas generator. Although it is not a revolutionary process, and is already widely-used around the world, this machine is the simplest a
The European Commission is set to unveil long-awaited measures on Wednesday, December 2, aimed at boosting the idea of a circular economy in the
This week on Utalk, a question from Olivier in Brussels: “90 million tonnes of food are thrown away in the European Union every year. What can we do
Whey from cheese production and other agricultural waste can be a valuable raw material for new biodegradable plastic. A European research project
Hard at work in his Johannesburg studio, South African artist “Mbongeni Buthelezi“http://www.plastic-arts.net/: is busy making something from
With biodiesel on the block for wasting arable land and consuming agricultural inputs a Czech team finds a new source from an organic waste product