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- Plastic bottle campaign aims to expand across Scotland
A project being run to reduce waste in south west Scotland hopes to extend across the country.
BBC News. Thursday, 22 Feb 2018.
- Make Your Credit Cards More Rewarding
You can probably earn far more in cash or travel perks by updating your plastic.
Forbes. Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018.
- Should we burn or bury waste plastic?
Since China refused last month to accept any more foreign waste for recycling, the UK is facing a challenge disposing of its plastic waste.
BBC News. Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018.
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- Manitoba rivers feed 400M pieces of microplastic into Lake Winnipeg every year
The Assiniboine and Red rivers are bringing 400-million pieces of tiny plastic into Lake Winnipeg every year, but most of it is thin, wiry and so small that even the avid beachgoer probably doesn't know it's there.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018.
- API Launches Innovative Lightweight Footwear Solutions to Meet Customer Demand for Quality, Flexibility and Aesthetics
MUSSOLENTE, Italy - $TSE--API, a Trinseo company, launches two new footwear products made of thermoplastic polyurethane for a flexible, lightweight, and aesthetic solution.
Business Wire. Monday, 19 Feb 2018.
- 3 Reasons To Like LyondellBasell's $2.25B Acquisition Of A. Schulman
The purchase will help the buyer expand in specialty plastics, came at a good price and is better strategically than a hook-up with Brazil's Braskem, analysts say.
Forbes. Friday, 16 Feb 2018.
- Never, ever purchase these things on your credit card
It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic.
CNBC. Thursday, 15 Feb 2018.
- Global Aplastic Anemia API Manufacturers, Marketed and Phase III Drugs Landscape 2018-2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
DUBLIN - The "Aplastic Anemia - Global API Manufacturers, Marketed and Phase III Drugs Landscape, 2018" drug pipelines has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. ... ...
Business Wire. Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018.
- Cash is king no more in Germany as plastic money gains ground
Cash no longer makes up most of the money spent in Germany, a Bundesbank study showed on Wednesday.
CNBC. Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018.
- Bombed, starved, trapped: This could be the worst place on Earth to be a child
The UN says 400,000 are trapped in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, where teachers say children faint from hunger, families burn plastic furniture for warmth, and more than 200 people have been killed in four days as warplanes pound the area.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sunday, 11 Feb 2018.
- Teen ocean activist convinces Dignity Health to ditch plastic straws
Dignity Health is eliminating plastic straws from its cafeterias thanks to a push from a 17-year-old ocean activist and Girl Scout.
Modern Healthcare. Saturday, 10 Feb 2018.
- Arctic birds, seals and reindeer killed by marine plastics
Researchers say the concentration of plastic waste in the European Arctic is now comparable or even higher than in more urban and populated areas.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Friday, 9 Feb 2018.
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