• Plastics: a major step towards the circular economy
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    Plastics: a major step towards the circular economy

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    Precious Plastic: home recycling 2.0

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  • A second life for ghost nets
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    A second life for ghost nets

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  • Chrysalis, the machine that converts plastic waste into fuel
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    Chrysalis, the machine that converts plastic waste into fuel

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  • Contact lenses that let you zoom in with the blink of an eye
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    Contact lenses that let you zoom in with the blink of an eye

    Researchers at the University of San Diego (USA) have just developed a prototype of a soft contact lens that can automatically adjust its focus by detecting the movements of its wearer’s eyes. The con...

  • A second life for ghost nets
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    A second life for ghost nets

    In a village in southern India, fishermen are recovering fishing nets that have been abandoned or lost in the Indian Ocean. DSM Engineering Plastics and its partner Starboard, a paddleboard and surfbo...

  • Plastic waste converted into lumber for construction
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    Plastic waste converted into lumber for construction

    A finalist in the International Circular Challenge 2019, a competition that rewards and promotes future leaders in the circular economy, the Tanzanian EcoAct start-up manufactures lumber from recycled...

  • Chrysalis, the machine that converts plastic waste into fuel
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    Chrysalis, the machine that converts plastic waste into fuel

    On 20 September, a funny little machine christened Chrysalis was unveiled to the audience gathered in Nice on the occasion of the World Clean-up Day. Developed by Earthwake, a French association, the ...

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Design and Icons

Plastic objects, whether they are recent or firmly-established cult objects, have revolutionised the world of design, changed habits and left their mark on our daily lives for several generations

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Must-have for the holidays – the Campingaz® coolbox!

It is one of the must-haves for the summer. In the tent, in the mobile home, on the beach for an aperitif with friends or any other outdoor meal, the coolbox is synonymous with holidays, sunshine, war...

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Must-have for the holidays – the Campingaz® coolbox!

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