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Samsonite zips up sustainable suitcases with new offering

It has launched a new range of luggage made of recycled plastic bottles and reused polypropylene

Global resource consumption ‘to double by 2060’

The OECD expects extraction of biomass, fossil fuels, metals and non-metallic minerals to soar

US announces $3m for improving energy materials

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $3 million (£2.2m) of funding to support research into the materials used in a range of severe or complex environments. The funding will bring industry together with national science laboratories to research and develop ways to improve the metals and plastics used in power plants, batteries and […]

US provides $40m for clean energy materials

A new initiative aimed at giving US entrepreneurs and manufacturers a push in the global race for clean energy has been launched. The Department of Energy is providing $40 million (£28.7m) under the National Laboratory-led Energy Materials Network (EMN). It will focus on tackling one of the major barriers to widespread commercialisation of clean energy […]