Tag Archives: recycling

Reducing single-use plastic shopping bags

Thin-film, single-use shopping bags are ubiquitous throughout the world. Since the 1980s, consumers have been habitualized into expecting free plastic shopping bags at businesses. In the US, the estimated annual per capita consumption of single-use plastic shopping

World Congress on Waste Management and Recycling. Valencia, Spain. December 03-04, 2018

Scientific Federation invites all the participants from all over the world to World Congress on Waste Management & Recycling during December 03-04, 2018 at Valencia, Spainwhich includes Keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions. WCWMR-2018 will also provide the excellent opportunity to meet

Cigarette butts processing into cellulose pulp

Cigarette butts are composed by cellulose acetate (the filter), cellulose, remaining tobacco, ash and a myriad of toxic compounds added when producing the cigarette or formed during its burning. Because of these toxic compounds, which are persistant

Recycling polymers in the presence of carbon dioxide

Polymers are large molecules which are formed from the joining of smaller molecules (monomers) in a process called polymerisation. They are present in many of the commercial products which we use on a daily basis, from laptops