News tagged with recycling

The fluorescent fingerprint of plastics

LMU researchers have developed a new process which will greatly simplify the process of sorting plastics in recycling plants. The method enables automated identification of polymers, facilitating rapid separation of plastics ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Materials Science
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Is falling recycling rate due to 'green fatigue'?

It's been suggested that a recent fall in recycling rates is due to green fatigue, caused by the confusing number of recycling bins presented to householders for different materials. Recycling rates would rise, according ...

dateAug 20, 2014 in Environment
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