Floating park built using recycled waste plastic opens in Rotterdam

As the Ocean Cleanup Project readies its mighty floating barriers for collecting waste plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a similarly green project much closer to its home has opened a floating park in Rotterdam's harbor. The Recycled Park features connected hexagonal blocks made from waste plastic... Continue Reading Floating park built using recycled waste plastic opens in Rotterdam Category: Environment Tags: Floating Plastic waste Recreational Recycled Rotterdam Tourism Related Articles: Dolní Morava's Sky Walk has visitors walking tall Autopilot system for recreational boating responds to threats before they occur 4D Sportsground features rotating surface to support multiple uses Ski slope power station design headed for Denmark Arbo

Floating park built using recycled waste plastic opens in Rotterdam

As the Ocean Cleanup Project readies its mighty floating barriers for collecting waste plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a similarly green project much closer to its home ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Gizmag

Trash piles up in US as China closes door to recycling

For months, a major recycling facility for the greater Baltimore-Washington area has been facing a big problem: it has to pay to get rid of huge amounts of paper and plastic it would normally ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Ocean Cleanup's plastic-catching barriers stand tall in Pacific tow tests

The Ocean Cleanup Project is edging ever closer to the rollout of its first plastic collection barriers, continuing to assemble the pieces at its base before towing it some 1,200 nautical ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Gizmag

How to improve recovery of electrical and electronic equipment waste

Better recycled critical raw materials will be given a new life thanks to an EU project. This initiative could contribute to a circular economy, promoting the efficient use of scarce and expensive ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Business booming for plastic giants as change beckons

It's the worst enemy of environmental campaigners, but people around the world use mountains of plastic every day and business is booming for manufacturers.

Sun 8 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Panasonic wants to cut its battery cobalt levels in half - Roadshow

Tesla's battery supplier wants to cut cobalt to reduce cost -- but can it do that at scale?

Fri 13 Jul 18 from CNET

Panasonic Pledges To Decrease Cobalt Content Of Tesla EV Batteries

Panasonic's research into lithium-ion batteries continues in a quest to reduce or eliminate cobalt

Tue 17 Jul 18 from CleanTechnica

American Manganese Positions Itself To Lead The Charge Into EV Battery Recycling

American Manganese (AM) says it can retrieve 100% of the lithium, cobalt, nickel, manganese and aluminum from batteries, like those used in plug-in vehicles, using technology it originally developed ...

Mon 16 Jul 18 from CleanTechnica

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