Plastic In Oceans

Unpacking food waste | Vermont business magazine

Kate Porterfield, a University of Vermont graduate, tests unpackaged food waste for microplastic contamination. Her Casella-funded research examines the sustainable use of this waste to produce biogas and improve resource recycling in Vermont. (Photos: Sarah Hobson, Kate Porterfield) UVM researchers are working with Casella to uncover the suitability of packaged …

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Dealing with a global plastic problem

You will encounter plastic pollution almost anywhere in the world. Even the beaches of remote tropical islands are littered with plastic waste. A recent study published in the journal Nature characterized 414 million plastic parts – 238 tons – on a remote chain of islands in the Indian Ocean. The …

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TotalEnergies joins the Polypropylene Recycling Coalition of Recycling Partnership to increase plastic recovery in the US and promote the circular economy

Released: October 7, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. CDT|Updated: 18 minutes ago HOUSTON, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – TotalEnergies Petrochemicals & Refining United States of America, Inc., a subsidiary of the broad energy company TotalEnergies (NYSE: TTE), today announces its stake as a financing partner of Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, …

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