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Is there potential in hemp for bioplastics?

As more companies move towards biopolymers as an alternative to fossil-fuel-based plastic, some are considering hemp as a potential biomass source, but can this ‘wonder crop’ make an impact in the world of bioplastic? Heidi...

Building trust in ocean plastics

Awareness of ocean-bound plastic has heightened over recent years, as have efforts to collect, recycle and re-use it. However, many brands and manufacturers still have concerns about its quality, collection processes, and cost that are...

A poor state of recycling: challenges in the US

Environmental concerns are global, but the US in particular often finds its recycling infrastructure under the spotlight. Jessie Paige looks into how recycling works in the US, what challenges it faces, and how these challenges...