New online tool to improve circular ecodesign

A new tool has just been launched allowing producers of packaging (plastic and cardboard) to assess its recyclability and circular economy-related indicators.

COVID-19: 'Economics alone won't get us through this'

Jean-Pierre Danthine, an EPFL professor and the managing director of the Enterprise for Society Center (E4S), discusses the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis in Switzerland and worldwide, and argues that the future ...

Opening plastic bags and bottles may generate microplastics

Opening plastic packaging, such as plastic bags and bottles may contribute to the generation of small amounts of microplastics—small plastic particles less than 5 mm long—during daily tasks, according to a study published ...

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