• AboutEnd Plastic Waste

    Ending plastic waste is ambitious. But it is through collaboration and collective action that this complex problem can be solved. Since 2019 we have rallied over 80 member companies project partners allies and supporters who are committed to ending plastic waste in the environment with us.

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    Plastic recycling Most plastic containers have a triangle with a number and abbreviation to tell you what grade of plastic they are made from. This makes separation for recycling easier. Post consumer plastics if cleaned and shredded and in some cases baled are worth from 50 480 per ton.

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    Jul 06 2018 · More Recycling Won t Solve Plastic Pollution 8 billion yearly economic opportunity cost of plastic waste. ecological disaster of plastic. Humans can only function to the best of their

  • The recycling problem A feel-good story that s too good

    Despite what the old recycling narrative has taught us plastics is a top-down problem. Unless we stop producing single-use plastics at our current rate we will never end plastic pollution. With recent public outrage over the state of plastics some companies and venues have pledged to reduce their plastic use in the next decade.

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    This is an alliance of global companies including chemicals and plastic manufacturers consumer goods companies and waste management companies along with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. It has committed 1.5 billion over the next five years to end plastic waste

  • Challenges of waste management in LagosSustyVibes

    Oct 28 2017 · Beyond internal waste. Nigeria is one of the largest importers of second-hand electronic materials. At least half of the 600 000 tonnes of electronic equipment imported into Nigeria are second hand/e-waste with Lagos as the city with the largest second-hand materials port in the country.

  • Plastic Waste Management Plastic Waste Reduction

    This is an alliance of global companies including chemicals and plastic manufacturers consumer goods companies and waste management companies along with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. It has committed 1.5 billion over the next five years to end plastic waste

  • After China′s import ban where to with the world′s waste

    When China announced it would no longer recycle the world s old plastic bottles cardboard boxes and tattered newspapers it triggered a global trash crisis. The search for new refuse dumps is

  • Solid Waste Management in Nigeria BioEnergy Consult

    Kano and Rivers State with its fair share of population also suffers similar fate in controlling and managing solid waste. Generally speaking population increase in Nigeria has led to an unprecedented growth in its economy but with a devastating effect on the environment as more wastes are generated due to the need for housing manufacturing industries and a boost in trade volume.

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    By using Recycled Ocean Plastic to create our products we are helping reduce the amount of plastic waste pollution that enters the ocean each year creating new jobs in developing communities and helping educate future generations. Working with a top US based recycling company all plastic is cleaned and processed into PCR resin.

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    Nigeria generates an estimated 32 million tons of solid waste per year one of the highest amounts in Africa. Of that figure plastic constitutes 2.5 million tons. Every day in a junk yard

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    When plastic production sky-rocketed in the early 2000s so did single-use plastic packaging andas a resultmismanaged plastic waste. The world currently generates 300 million tonnes of plastic waste each year without the capacity infrastructure and collective willpower needed to sustainably manage it.

  • Nestlé joins Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance

    Nestlé together with a number of international consumer goods companies launched the Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance at the CEO Africa Forum in Kigali Rwanda.. This Alliance aims to turn the current challenge of plastic waste in Sub-Saharan Africa into an opportunity to create jobs and commercial activity by improving the collection and recycling of plastics.

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    Many grocery and department stores will accept plastic bags and wrap/film. Please ask your local grocery and department store or visit the Plastic Film Recycling website Exitor Earth911 Exit to find a location nearest you that recycles plastic bags and plastic wrap/film. Top of Page

  • After China′s import ban where to with the world′s waste

    When China announced it would no longer recycle the world s old plastic bottles cardboard boxes and tattered newspapers it triggered a global trash crisis. The search for new refuse dumps is

  • Nestlé Nigeria and Wecylers to tackle Plastic waste

    Sep 24 2019 · "In Nigeria the problem is growing due to increasing usage and indiscriminate disposal of single-use plastics we are witnessing a surge in plastic waste pollution . According to Alarcon Lagos alone produces about 10 000 metric tonnes of waste daily most of which end up in landfills and waterways exacerbating health and environmental

  • Nigeria s Wecyclers wins €200 000 Prize in waste

    Mar 20 2019 · Wecyclers a Lagos-Based waste recycling company has won the 2019 King Baudouin African Development Prize worth €200 000 (N104 million) for its development work in Africa.

  • These Five Companies Are Leading The Charge On Recycling

    Apr 20 2018 · At JUST Capital we ve heard from the American people that environmental impact is one of their top concerns. In honor of Earth Day 2018 here are five companies taking the lead on recycling.

  • Nestlé joins Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance

    Nestlé together with a number of international consumer goods companies launched the Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance at the CEO Africa Forum in Kigali Rwanda.. This Alliance aims to turn the current challenge of plastic waste in Sub-Saharan Africa into an opportunity to create jobs and commercial activity by improving the collection and recycling of plastics.

  • MBA Polymers • World Leader in Plastic Recycling

    Incorporated 1997 in California MBA Polymers started with a small-scale production facility in Richmond ia. Fast-forward through a few years of tireless determination and well-placed investments and MBA Polymers has become the world leader in recycling plastics from end-of-life durable goods such as computers electronics appliances and autos.

  • Nigeria s Wecyclers wins €200 000 Prize in waste

    Mar 20 2019 · Wecyclers a Lagos-Based waste recycling company has won the 2019 King Baudouin African Development Prize worth €200 000 (N104 million) for its development work in Africa.

  • India Is Generating Much More Plastic Waste Than It

    "The recycling industry should be able to use this surplus plastic waste but there is shortage of segregated plastic waste " said OP Ratra a consultant to the plastic industry. Plastic waste imports had increased four-fold from 12 000 tonnes in to 48 000 tonnes in despite a 2015 ban on plastic waste import.

  • Recycling plastic doesn t reduce waste much. Chemists are

    The difficulties of recycling plastic into anything manufacturers want to use is a big reason why the world is littered with so much plastic waste says Eric Beckman a chemical engineer at the

  • The recycling problem A feel-good story that s too good

    Despite what the old recycling narrative has taught us plastics is a top-down problem. Unless we stop producing single-use plastics at our current rate we will never end plastic pollution. With recent public outrage over the state of plastics some companies and venues have pledged to reduce their plastic use in the next decade.

  • Ensuring sustainability in plastics use in Africa

    Sep 28 2019 · Recycling of plastic waste might gain more momentum On 26 March 2019 a group of international consumer goods companies operating across Africa and responsible for a large share of plastic pollution launched the African Plastics Recycling Alliance at the seventh edition of the Africa CEO Forum . The Alliance aims to transform plastics

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    As nuclear waste piles up scientists seek the best long-term storage solutions dioxide for every 1 kg of styrene it produced in 2019. The companies boosting plastic recycling see the size

  • India generates 9.46 mn tonnes of plastic waste annually

    Aug 30 2019 · India generates 9.46 million tonnes of plastic waste annually of which 40 per cent remains uncollected and 43 per cent is used for packaging most of

  • The World s Recycling Is in Chaos. Here s What Has to

    03.13.2019 08 00 AM. and ultimately decreased plastic waste diversion." The recycling crisis triggered by China s ban could have an upside experts say if it leads to better solutions for

  • Chemical Recycling Europe Chemical Recycling

    To help our members achieve this goal Chemical Recycling Europe (ChemRecEurope) was established in 2019 to promote and implement the innovative solutions that the chemical recycling of plastic waste offers to benefit our economy and society. ChemRecEurope represents the interest of the European chemical recycling industry towards the public and European institutions.

  • Recycling plastic doesn t reduce waste much. Chemists are

    The difficulties of recycling plastic into anything manufacturers want to use is a big reason why the world is littered with so much plastic waste says Eric Beckman a chemical engineer at the

  • Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

    Sep 04 2019 · Environmental engineer Maryann Atseyinku the founder of Community Waste and Recycling says that while small in scale local recyclers are making an impact exchanging trash for cash. Related Stories July 24 2019 One of South Africa s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic

  • Solid Waste Management in Nigeria BioEnergy Consult

    Kano and Rivers State with its fair share of population also suffers similar fate in controlling and managing solid waste. Generally speaking population increase in Nigeria has led to an unprecedented growth in its economy but with a devastating effect on

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    Jul 31 2019 · Learn about some of the best products for going plastic free in your home. 91 of the plastics in the world don t get recycled while 90 of the water we

  • 10 Innovative and Informative Waste and Recycling Apps

    In an effort to reduce waste and increase recycling industry leaders and technology companies are rolling out innovative and informative mobile apps.

  • Ensuring sustainability in plastics use in Africa

    Sep 28 2019 · Recycling of plastic waste might gain more momentum On 26 March 2019 a group of international consumer goods companies operating across Africa and responsible for a large share of plastic pollution launched the African Plastics Recycling Alliance at the seventh edition of the Africa CEO Forum . The Alliance aims to transform plastics

  • Solid Waste Management in Nigeria BioEnergy Consult

    Kano and Rivers State with its fair share of population also suffers similar fate in controlling and managing solid waste. Generally speaking population increase in Nigeria has led to an unprecedented growth in its economy but with a devastating effect on the environment as more wastes are generated due to the need for housing manufacturing industries and a boost in trade volume.

  • 10 Young Afripreneurs Creating Solutions By Recycling and

    This inspired her to start the company to offer waste collection and recycling services. Lagos has a population of 18 million residents 60 of whom live in low-income settlements and WeCyclers targets this group fueling social change and environmental conservation by allowing people in low-income communities to get value from their waste.

  • 157 000 Shipping Containers of U.S. Plastic Waste Exported

    Mar 06 2019 · Photo of a Waste Plastic Sorting Facility in Indonesia. Photo by Dianna Cohen. By Jan Dell Independent Engineer. China implemented the National Sword policy at the beginning of 2018 to protect their environment and develop their own domestic recycling capacity by restricting imports of waste.