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    Scottish Clean up at Scapa Flow

    Published: Thursday, October 6, 2016

    SPECIALIST divers cleared lost lobster pots, fishing nets and rope from Scapa Flow, Scotland in a move to make the seabed safer for marine life and divers. Scapa Flow is one of the world’s largest n...[]

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    An Aerial Survey of Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    Published: Thursday, October 6, 2016

    An aerial survey of the great pacific garbage patch (a wind-driven, swirling gyre of flotsam in the Northern Pacific Ocean) has revealed that the density of rubbish in the heart of the garbage patch i...[]

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    Plasticity Forum Features Aquafil and Interface

    Published: Thursday, October 6, 2016

    The September 2016 Plasticity Forum was held 21 September in London as part of the London Design Festival. The event featured many speakers including Giulio Bonazzi, chairman and CEO of Italy’s A...[]

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    Circular Ocean finalist in Irish Web Awards 2016!

    Published: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

      We are delighted to announce that the www.circularocean.eu website is a finalist in the Realex Payments Irish Web Awards 2016! The website is a finalist in the Science & Technology category...[]

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    Norwegian Conference Investigates New Green Enterprise Ideas from Discarded Fishing Nets and Rope

    Published: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    An international conference focused on developing a circular economy for fishing nets and ropes in the Northern Periphery and Arctic Region (NPA) took place in Ålesund, Norway on the 1st and 2nd of ...[]

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    Closing the loop – An EU action plan for the Circular Economy

    Published: Wednesday, September 7, 2016

    The European Commission recently adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package, which includes revised legislative proposals on waste to stimulate Europe’s transition towards a circular econom...[]

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    ONE WAY TO A CLEANER OCEAN? PLASTICS!

    Published: Monday, September 5, 2016

    The ocean is full of plastic, which we know as an intractable problem. Meanwhile, sand used for making concrete is running low. But there might be a way to solve both problems at once. A company call...[]

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    Could a ‘100% recyclable’ polymer drive the new plastics economy?

    Published: Monday, September 5, 2016

    A new packaging polymer is the subject of an article on the website www.edie.net. This new packaging polymer is both 100% recyclable and 100% biodegradable. The developers of a packaging polymer that ...[]

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    Ocean plastic count in the trillions

    Published: Thursday, September 1, 2016

    The first estimate of plastic afloat on the global oceans is a “highly conservative” 5.25 trillion pieces.  This is according to an article on the website www.stuff.co.nz. The article goe...[]

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