Pollution Solutions – Oil/Plastics


LEGO Tests Bricks Made from Wheat in Effort to Ditch Plastic

Source: ecowatch.com Published: July 31, 2017 Lorraine Chow Fresh after meeting its 100 percent renewable energy milestone, LEGO is making progress towards its 2030 goal of replacing 20 types of its traditional, petroleum-based bricks with sustainable alternatives....

Purge the Plastic: How to Free Your Kitchen of Plastic

Source: quill.com Published: April 21, 2017 Eugene Feygin Since its inception, plastic has found its way into our homes and work lives more than most of us recognize. But when it comes to buying, cooking, and storing food, plastic is pervasive. Hundreds of studies...

Plastic’s Place in the Waste Stream

Source: blog.laddawn.com Published: July 26, 2016 by Owen Richardson A common misconception is that plastics are the number one component of landfills and the fastest growing segment. That’s not true. Because modern packaging cannot be eliminated from the shipment and...

Recycled Ocean Plastic Could Become the Building Block of the Future

Source: curbed.com Published: August 1, 2016 By Barbara Eldredge More than 300 million tons of plastic trash is generated every year, but less than 8 percent of that waste is recycled. In fact, as much as 12 million tons ends up in the ocean. A new U.S.-based startup,...

Two Years of CO2 Saving with Bioplastic Packaging

Source: globalcompostproject.org Published: September, 2016 Exactly two years ago, in the Autumn 2014, Officina naturae changed direction in making an effort to increase its sustainable footprint. In fact, since that October, the packaging of household cleaners –...