Chinese Recycling Industry | Part Five – E-Waste

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  Throughout this series looking at recycling in China, we have focused on a variety of aspects, including intervention in the industry by the government, recycling prices, the import market, what the future holds and how the industry has blossomed in recent years. In this fifth instalment we will be focusing solely on E-waste, and…

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Welcome to Trash Island | Waste Update

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Two years ago, back in July 2014, we put together an article for you awesome readers, entitled ‘Welcome To Trash Island’. Now, we are back with more information. (See the first article here) Whilst some appear to look like islands, in reality they are evidence of the continued growth of solid waste pollution in large…

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Zero Waste Scotland: Part Two!

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Back in August 2014, Plastic Expert featured the exciting Scottish town of Dunbar here on our blog (which you can read here). We were particularly impressed by the town’s decision to be the pilot scheme for Zero Waste Scotland, and get to a position where no waste is being sent to landfill. Now, nearly two…

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Chinese Recycling Industry | Part One – Recycling Prices

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Are Chinese Recyclers getting the best recycling prices? The Chinese government is working towards the development of an environmentally responsible and sustainable society. They have been working to attain this aim by stabilizing the recycling industry and making it more profitable. The country is known for recycling the business waste of nations all around the world,…

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Sea Salt Contains Plastic

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Warning: Plastic In Salt It’s going to get worse before it gets better. Plastic is poisoning us and there is no escaping it. It feels like just five minutes ago we were reporting on the news that toxic chemicals in plastic have been proven to leach into food and cause infertility and miscarriages. It feels…

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Is Plastic Poisoning Us?

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New research suggests that BPA containing plastics could be harming us and our future generations. Find out more…

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Cardboard Recycling Prices

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2016 Cardboard Recycling Prices Cardboard recycling prices are constantly changing, and 2016 has been no exception, with figures swaying between £65 and £105 per tonne. This post will go through all of the reasons cardboard recycling prices change and sway around the world, as well as the recycling process and why cardboard should be recycled!…

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5 Recycled Homes We Love

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We took a look at five recycled homes that have gone above and beyond with their environmental impact. Each home is a reminder to live more earth friendly.

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Plastic Build-up In Our Oceans!

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This infographic about ocean plastic with shock you. How can it be prevented?

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