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Plastics could help build a sustainable future – here’s how

Source: The Conversation Date: 12 August 2020  The disposal of plastics is a global problem. They are nearly indestructible in natural conditions but are discarded worldwide on a large scale. The world produces around 359 million metric tons of plastics each year. Nature cannot address the...
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Companies establish organization to combat growing plastic waste

Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 27 August 2020  Several top food and beverages companies have established a new organization to ramp up their recycling efforts and reduce plastic packaging waste in Indonesia, which the companies commonly produce and usually ends up polluting the sea.  ...
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Circular Economy, A System That Can Realize Sustainable Development

Source: Katadata Date: 26 August 2020  The Indonesian government continues to promote the realization of a circular economy system. This system has the potential to realize sustainable and environmentally friendly development. Indonesia is in the midst of implementing a circular economy. T...
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Global electronic waste up 21% in five years, and recycling isn’t keeping up

Source: The Conversation Date: 10 July 2020 Each year, the total amount of electric and electronic equipment the world uses grows by 2.5 million tonnes. Phones, radios, toys, laptops – if it has a power or battery supply it's likely to join a growing mountain of "e-waste" after use. In 2019 alo...
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Water and Circular Economy: A White Paper

Source: ARUP, AnteaGroup and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Date: October 2018 Water systems intersect with all sections of society and industry and opportunities exist in these interfaces to create additional value by application of Circular Economy principles. This white paper postulates...
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Can Plastic and Rubber Industry Recover from COVID-19?

PT Pamerindo Indonesia held a webinar titled "A Strategy Overview on How Indonesia's Plastics & Rubber Industry Recover Post COVID-19", focusing on the current state of the plastics and rubber industry in Indonesia, its current challenges as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, and possible s...
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Transforming Water Industry through Circular Economy Mindset

Due to the Covid-19 situation, the annual Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is postponed to June 2021 and for the time being is held digitally through a series of webinars. This second webinar about Resource Resilience: Moving from Linear to Circular Resource Management was held on Tues...
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We need to engage and exchange for a sustainable water economy

Source: Advanced Science NewsDate: 20 May 2020 A promising approach to establishing a circular water economy and improved technologies requires active involvement and collaboration from all members of society. Onboard the International Space Station (ISS), one liter of water costs more than 10,000 E...