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European food companies break their plastics promises

The French food giant Danone made an ambitious promise back in 2008: Within one year, 50% of the plastics used in the company's water bottles would be made from recycled materials. Danone's su...

The basics of 'environmental' in Taiwan's ESG

We already know that Taiwan embraces ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) as best practice of corporate development in Taiwan to maintain its high global standing and attractiveness for invest...

Q&A: Cronenberg on bodies, death and the future of movies

CANNES, France (AP) — David Cronenberg is sitting on a balcony when a squawking seagull flies overhead. “Full of plastic, that bird,” Cronenberg says, smiling. Th...

Taiwan study flags microplastics in dried fish across Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Microplastics have been found in dried fish products across Asia, including in Taiwan, according to a study by National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU). The team, compri...

EU proposes new rules to discourage disposable fast fashion

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned consumers to stop using their clothes like throwaway items and said Wednesday that it plans to counter the polluting use of mass-market fast fashion. ...

Young Taiwanese woman’s microplastics innovation goes to UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young Taiwanese woman has co-invented a new way to clean up microplastics in the ocean, founded a company around it, and delivered a speech sharing her experience at the...

MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE: New Back to Blue report pulls back the curtain on chemical pollution in the ocean, and why failing to act now risks irreversible harm

KEY POINTS Chemical pollution of the ocean is a profound and growing global problem that requires urgent and coordinated action Marine chemical pollution is predominantly due to human ...

Avast! Tampa's pirate 'invasion' returns after a virus break

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Avast! The century-old pirate “invasion” of Tampa is coming back after a virus-related year off and officials have a message: don't throw plastic parade beads into the bay. ...

TÜV Rheinland Hosts Webinar Bringing Together Stakeholders to Address the Textile Microplastics Challenge

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - On 16 November, the international independent third-party testing, inspection and certification organization TÜV Rheinland organized this webinar...

‘Taiwan model’ should expand to environmental protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷) has called for the country to advance international cooperation on environmental governance and expand the "Taiwan ...

Microfiber Cleaning Cloths Market (Revenue UЅ$ 853.7 Мn) Combine With Challenges and Opportunities up to 2031

“Global Microfiber Cleaning Cloths Market: Products, Materials, Applications, Growth Rates and Shares, and Forecast: 2020-2029” is the title of one of the recently produced reports by research team at...

Wipes Market Global COVID-19 Impact and Value Chain Analysis 2021 to 2031

Wipes are small pieces of paper or nonwoven fabric, such as polyester, to remove dirt or liquid by rubbing the surfaces lightly. Wipes act as an alternative to the traditional method employed in clean...

Easy Health plans to introduce five new Eco-friendly packaging technologies

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 June 2021 - The concept of environmental protection has attracted more and more public attention. As a result, Easy Health packaging company has focused on deve...

Robotic ship sets off to retrace the Mayflower's journey

SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Four centuries and one year after the Mayflower departed from Plymouth, England, on a historic sea journey to America, another trailblazing vessel with the same name has set off ...

Taiwanese consume a straw's worth of plastic each year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The average Taiwanese consumes a drinking straw's worth of microplastics each year due to eating contaminated seafood, according to research by Greenpeace Taiwan. T...