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Packaging and transporting food for the green economy

The Innovation Platform speaks to Nuria Ballester, Strategy and Innovation Director at Logifruit, about their role in packaging and transporting food for the green...

Australasian countries join pact for innovation in plastics

Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Island nations have formed the ANZPAC Plastic Pact to further innovation in plastics and promote the circular economy. Australia,...

Global innovators to join leading circular economy consortium

12 innovators have joined the CE100 Network to inspire and enable new circular economy based partnerships and practices. The CE100 Network, or Circular Economy 100...

Could the shells of insects be the missing link in the circular economy?

A team of scientists from Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have used the shells of black soldier flies to sustainably extract the...

Circular Economy Action Plan: making sustainability the norm

The European Commission has developed a new Circular Economy Action Plan with the hope to make sustainable products the norm in the EU. The European...

Turning scrap metal into powder

MolyWorks converts metal scraps directly into powder in a single step with an inherently superior process to industry standard powder production methods. Often, more than...

How agricultural waste can be used to produce natural laundry detergents

A team of researchers have utilised an enzyme that originates in agricultural waste in order to produce an important additive in laundry detergents. By utilising...

Field testing the rate of degradation in compostable packaging

A recent study by Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands, analysed the degradation of compostable packaging at an industrial composting plant. A study by Wageningen University...

From top to curly tail: Promoting the circular economy with pig manure

The agrifood sector is aiming to take a leading role in the progression of the circular economy, starting with the manure. One example of the...

Why you should care about food waste

Approximately, 1.3bn tonnes of food goes to waste each year. But what can changing opinions and legislation do to influence the reduction of our...

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum explores plastic and the circular economy

The 2019 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum heard how recycling is a key part of VinylPlus’ Voluntary Commitment to sustainability. VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment of the European...

Is the UK doing enough on the circular economy?

Is the UK’s materials industry ready to be part of the circular economy; and what more can be done to implement a sustainable circular...

Circular economy packaging: stylish and sustainable

COLOURFORM demonstrates that circular economy packaging design does not need to compromise on style and substance. Prestige paper-maker James Cropper is no stranger to change;...

Greener ship recycling aids workers, environment

The drive for greener ship recycling across Europe, as well as the drive to cultivate safer working conditions for labourers at these yards, has...

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Current and advanced nuclear reactors: How safe is safe enough?

Researchers at North Carolina State University are embracing risk technologies to enable and ensure safe, secure, and cost-competitive operations for the current and advanced...

American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

My inner dinosaur – what can palaeontology teach us about human anatomy?

Professor Dr P Martin Sander of the University Bonn's Paleontology Department takes us on the fascinating journey that forged human evolution and explains how...

Rapidly developing battery minerals by connecting electric vehicle end users upstream

To accelerate access by the electric vehicle (EV) industry to desperately needed battery minerals, QX Resources is directly linking the end users to multiple ‘upstream’...

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LPI produces battery-grade lithium carbonate from Maricunga project

Lithium Power International has produced lithium carbonate with a 99.92% purity battery grade at its Maricunga lithium project.

Australian Government approves QPM’s TECH project for critical metals

Queensland Pacific Metals has received approval from the Government to develop the company’s TECH Project for critical metals.

Lithium Power International addresses media reports about Maricunga lithium brine project

Lithium Power International (LIPI) provides an update on recent Chilean media reports regarding the company's Maricunga lithium brine project.

LithiumBank reveal exceptional results from DLE testing at its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project

Lithiumbank has announced results from the Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) test work on brine from its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project.

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Mass spectrometers for environmental applications

In the midst of a climate crisis, Hiden Analytical are using sustainable mass spectrometers in order to create sustainable technology for energy production. With the...

Volt Carbon Technologies’ air classification technology revolutionises graphite purification

Graphite mining and solid-state battery experts – Volt Carbon Technologies – outline their state-of-the-art air classification technology that propels graphite ore purification to unparalleled...

CUA polymer-fibre satellite micropropulsion systems readying for launch

CU Aerospace is preparing to launch a series of innovative micropropulsion systems for flight on satellites in the near future. Champaign-Urbana Aerospace (CUA) has developed...

Ensuring a circular economy in rare earth production

Ionic Rare Earths is assisting the global transition to clean energy through rare earth production and magnet recycling. Australian listed company, Ionic Rare Earths Limited...

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Lithium Power International on-track to secure 100% ownership of Maricunga Lithium Brine project

Lithium Power International (LPI) has made significant progress on the planned consolidation of its Maricunga Lithium Brine project in Chile.

US’ lithium production could be greatly increased by new Inflation Reduction Act

Galvanic reflect on how the new Inflation Reduction Act could accelerate the US’ lithium production, as the country plans to dominate the EV industry.

Power Nickel reveals C$3 million non-brokered private placement of 10,000,000 FT Units

Power Nickel Inc. has announced a proposed non-brokered private placement of up to 10,000,000 flow-through units (FT Units).

QPM strikes $69m deal with General Motors as part of sustainable electric vehicle development

Queensland Pacific Metals have signed an agreement with General Motors to support the demand for sustainable electric vehicle production.