Dr. Federica Bertocchini’s accidental discovery can pave the way to a new process to biodegrade with PE. Plastic Entropy is the research project she is leading in Madrid.
Have you ever wondered what recycled plastic is used for? The Spanish brand Lefrik is making the most out of bottles that are thrown away: it converts them into cool, practical bags and backpacks. And what is more, it ensures ethical practices in its suppliers, from manufacturing to delivery.
The Seabin Project’s devices act close to the coast to catch garbage (plastic pollution, but also oil, fuel, and detergent) before it starts its journey to the open sea. They work 24h a day and each bin is able to collect 1.4ton of plastic waste per year.
The Ocean Cleanup’s operations started in September 2018 headed to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and a global scale-up is planned to occur in 2 years.
Can we take advantage of AI to make our future more sustainable? Sadako Technologies, teaming with BHS, proved that it is possible and, besides, profitable.