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The Ocean Cleanup Prepares for Series Production of Interceptor – Partners With MHE-Demag

The partnership will enable The Ocean Cleanup to work towards tackling the world’s 1000 most polluting rivers SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 10 December 2020 - The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit de...

Dirty diapers power light bulbs in Japan

From used diapers to clean fuel for electricity in 24 hours — that was Yukihiro Kimura's vision back in 2004. Six years later, his company created the first machine to do exactly that. &quo...

Taiwanese woman shocked by plastic inside crab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While dining on crab earlier this week, a Taiwanese woman discovered to her horror that the crustacean was filled with chunks of red plastic. On Monday (Nov. 9), a user...

Army Corps reconsidering permit for $9.4B plastics complex

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is considering whether potential environmental impacts require it to change, suspend or revoke the permit for a $9.4 billion plastics complex planned in ...

John Keells Logistics optimizes operations visibility with Infor

Sri Lankan logistics giant automates its logistics value chain with Infor WMS & Infor Birst, improving productivity SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 30 October 2020 - Infor, a global leader in busines...

Sisaran Group Co., Ltd. Honored at the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020

SINGAPORE- Media OutReach - 20 October 2020 - A total of 81 projects and business leaders across Asia were selected as recipients of the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2020 (AREA), which was an in...

Greenpeace says little progress in addressing Taiwan plastic crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan released its latest evaluation on retailers and convenience store chains in Taiwan concerning their efforts to reduce single-use plastic waste, stating t...

Social Enterprise Summit 2020 theme "new normal · collective power"

Free public registration to e-meet 70+ social innovators HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 September 2020 - The 13th Social Enterprise Summit ("SES 2020") will be held from 19 to 21 November with...

High-tech ship set for launch on 400th Mayflower anniversary

PLYMOUTH, England (AP) — Dignitaries, seafarers and scientists were gathering in Plymouth, England, on Wednesday to mark the 400th anniversary of the departure of the Mayflower, the ship that carried ...

Microplastic pollution in Taiwan waters highest during summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of microplastics polluting the oceans around Taiwan has been found to be particularly high during the summer, most likely due to Styrofoam being used by oyster ...

Beach trash finds: Full pickle jar, vape pods, cremation bag

SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — As New Jersey's beaches go, so goes the state of the environment. Items plucked from the sand during spring and fall cleanups each year help illustrate trends...

Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and mandating that shoppers bring reusable bags or pay a small fee as...

Scientists gather to study risk from microplastic pollution

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tiny bits of broken-down plastic smaller than a fraction of a grain of rice are turning up everywhere in oceans, from the water to the guts of fish and the poop of sea otters and...

Taiwan wages war on single-use plastics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan aims to cut its decades-long dependency on plastic by following the European Union (EU) and its European Green Deal (EGD), a circular economy strategy to realize su...

Scientists dive into 'Midnight Zone' to study dark ocean

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A team of scientists is preparing to dive deep into the depths of the Indian Ocean — into a “Midnight Zone” where light barely reaches but life still thrives. ...