A floating device created to clean up plastic from the ocean is finally doing its job, organizers say

via (CNN) A huge trash-collecting system designed to clean up plastic floating in the Pacific Ocean is finally picking up plastic, its inventor announced Wednesday.The Netherlands-based nonprofit the Ocean Cleanup says its latest prototype was able to capture and hold debris ranging in size from huge, abandoned fishing gear, known as “ghost nets,” to tiny microplastics as small as 1 millimeter. Read the full story here: https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/02/tech/ocean-cleanup-catching-plastic-scn-trnd/index.html

Plastic Recycling Initiatives – Waste Plastic Used as Bus Fare in Indonesia

In Indonesia, commuters pay for the bus with plastic waste

via AsianCorrespondent.com

RESIDENTS of Indonesia’s second largest city Surabaya can now pay for the bus in a novel way – by trading in used plastic.

The city’s mayor Tri “Risma” Rismaharini last month announced the roll out of the new Suroboyo Bus, comfortable, air-conditioned buses which are, importantly, accessible for disabled, elderly and pregnant passengers.

Read the full story here: https://asiancorrespondent.com/2018/05/in-indonesia-commuters-pay-for-the-bus-with-plastic-waste/

 

China’s Ban on Plastic Waste Imports

via The New York Times

Plastics Pile Up as China Refuses to Take the West’s Recycling

LONDON — Ever since China announced last year that it no longer wanted to be the “world’s garbage dump,” recycling about half of the globe’s plastics and paper products, Western nations have been puzzling over what to do when the ban went into effect, which it did on Jan. 1.

The answer, to date, in Britain at least, is nothing. At least one waste disposal site in London is already seeing a buildup of plastic recyclables and has had to pay to have some of it removed.

Read the full story here: https://nyti.ms/2Ezr1TE

 

 

 

Plastic for Sale – PVC

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Plastic for Sale – PVCF Regrind 40K lb

Recycled Plastic For Sale at Domino Plastics: PVCF RG CL 80A Tubing Regrind

recycled plastic for sale Now In-Stock: 40,000 lbs PVC flexible tubing regrind for sale.

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Precious Plastic

A 27-year-old created a series of machines to revolutionize how we recycle

via Insider 

Dave Hakkens of the Netherlands has designed a mini recycling plant. He posts how-to videos on his YouTube page that explain how to build each machine.

Blueprints and videos are free to the public.

More information here: http://www.thisisinsider.com/precious-plastic-machines-will-change-how-we-recycle-2016-4