Finnish firms team up to finish plastic straw pollution

Stora Enso and Sulapac’s straws are based on bio composite material, made of wood and natural binders

This saucy new seaweed packaging should kelp reduce waste!

The government has announced £4m of new funding to support 11 innovative waste-reduction projects

Producing bioplastic is now cheaper and greener

Producing biodegradable plastic is now cheaper and more environmentally friendly. Bioplastic, known as polylactic acid (PLA), is popular but it is not yet considered a full alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastics, as it is costly to produce. Researchers from Belgium’s  KU Leuven Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis say they’ve found a way to make […]