This is what stops people from recycling more, finds a global survey

By |2021-11-18T18:05:36+00:00November 18th, 2021|Recent News|

A lack of programmes and services is the top barrier to greater recycling uptake, a global sustainability survey shows. Globally, 64% of people feel personally responsible for acting on climate change. But many said recycling was either inconvenient, or they lacked trust in recycling programmes. People around the world think choosing products with reusable packaging

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Robots learn social skills through a new machine-learning system

By |2021-11-08T18:01:08+00:00November 8th, 2021|Recent News|

An innovative machine-learning system helps robots perform certain social exchanges. In modern times, Robots are known to deliver food to the doorstep and hit goals at the golf course, but even the most sophisticated robot can’t achieve simple social interactions of everyday human life. Read more

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The science behind recycling metal cans

By |2021-11-08T18:00:05+00:00November 8th, 2021|Recent News|

Did you know that all-metal cans are recyclable, from canned food to soda and aerosol cans, all-metal cans including aluminium and steel are substantially recyclable. Read more

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Plastic may soon trump coal as climate killer in US: study

By |2021-10-22T15:02:44+00:00October 22nd, 2021|Recent News|

The U.S. plastics industry’s contribution to climate change is on course to surpass that of coal-fired power plants by 2030, a new study has found. Plastics are responsible for generating at least 232 million tons of carbon-based emissions per year — an amount equivalent to the average emissions from 116 average-sized coal-fired facilities, according to the report,

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US Aerosol Associations Collaborate on Virtual Educational Courses

By |2021-09-21T15:00:08+00:00September 21st, 2021|Recent News|

The U.S. Aerosol Associations has announced the launch of the "Mist: Understood Aerosol and Pressurized Packaging Virtual Classroom"—an online educational platform covering the aerosol and pressurized packaging category.  The Virtual Classroom offers a range of beginner-level 101 courses at launch, covering topics like containers, propellants, caps, actuators, valves and recycling. Read more

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Aerosol & Pressurized Packaging Virtual Classroom launches to provide free, on-demand industry learning

By |2021-09-15T17:51:07+00:00September 15th, 2021|Recent News|

U.S. aerosol associations collaborate with global suppliers and trusted organizations to provide educational courses on the aerosol and pressurized packaging category via modern online platform… The Western Aerosol Information Bureau (WAIB), Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO), Eastern Aerosol Association (EAA), Midwest Aerosol Association (MAA), National Aerosol Association (NAA), and Southern Aerosol Technical Association (SATA) announced

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California is back at the center of plastics recycling debate

By |2021-09-15T17:49:31+00:00September 15th, 2021|Recent News|

Producers would need to meet strict criteria to use the “chasing arrows” symbol on their plastic packaging in California under a bill approved by lawmakers last week. An industry group says the move will harm polypropylene recycling. Senate Bill 343 passed the California Assembly on Sept. 8 and passed the state Senate on Sept. 9.

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