Tag Archive for 'recycling plastic'

Contaminated Gulf of Mexico oil booms recycled into plastic parts for Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric car

January 14th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The winter opening hours of the Longue Hougue waste recycling and scavenging yard facility

November 5th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

The temporary waste recycling facility at Longue Hougue will remain open seven days a week throughout the winter months although its opening hours will change to accommodate the shorter daylight hours. Since it opened in January 2008, more than 147,000 visitors have been recorded at the site to either drop off recyclable items or look […]

Electrolux highlights shortage of recycled plastic by looking for it in the ocean

November 4th, 2010 by Electrolux plc

Electrolux is now embarking on a quest. We are going to collect plastic debris from the oceans, and from it, produce a collection of vacuum cleaners — from the sea. During the summer of 2010, environmental organizations around the world collected marine debris from the oceans and sent to home appliance maker Electrolux. From this […]