Environmental Technologies
October 2021

Compostable disposable tableware, mulch films that rot on the field or fishing nets that simply disintegrate over time: are bioplastics the solution to waste problems? High hopes are being placed in plastics made from sugar cane, potato starch or other renewable raw materials.






October 2021

As part of Herman Miller’s membership in NextWave Plastics, the company announced that its entire portfolio of Aeron Chairs will be made with contain ocean-bound plastic.






October 2021

NextWave Plastics is an industry-led, open-source collaboration among leading technology companies and consumer brands to develop the first global network of ocean-bound plastics supply chains.






October 2021

Growth in natural gas capacity is ‘substantially’ less affected by environmental policies, such as carbon pricing, than coal, concludes a new University of Oxford study published in iScience.






October 2021

Al Qaryan Holding, a leading metal recycling, processing, and trading company, announced it is driving innovation in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s $6 billion (SR23 billion) recycling market, thanks to a digital transformation partnership with global technology company SAP.






October 2021

The European Union and the US have announced the Global Methane Pledge, an initiative to reduce global methane emissions to be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November in Glasgow.






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