Tag: Plastic Waste Management

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Combatting and fighting Plastic Pollution

Norway leads eyesonproject Amsterdam, 29 april 2024 — ‘Plastic pollution is one of the fastest growing environmental problems in the world. We are now extending our initiative to combat plastic pollution in developing countries by providing up to NOK 1 billion over a period of four years’, said Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim. Plastic…
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Visualising the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Visualising the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

In 1997 Captain Charles Moore was sailing from Hawaii to California when he noticed a steady stream of plastics bobbing in the ocean. He had discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. by Frankie Adkins / BBC Over a thousand miles from land in the central North Pacific Ocean, the boat captain and oceanographer Captain Charles…
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Launch 100 million Plastic Credit Bonds

Launch 100 million Plastic Credit Bonds

WORLD BANK  eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, 1 Feb 2024– The World Bank has announced the launch of a unique seven-year bond, valued at $100 million, specifically targeted at reducing plastic waste.  This pioneering Plastic Waste Reduction-Linked Bond is designed to generate financial returns for investors through Plastic Waste Collection Credits, Recycling Credits, and Voluntary Carbon Units (VCU)…
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A Finnish company succeeded where many others failed: reducing plastic pollution in Asian waters

Finland-based Riverrecycle Oy has developed a method to tackle the plastic litter that is plaguing the oceans. Together with its partners, the company has collected one million kilos of litter from rivers in developing countries in just a few years. JENNI FRILANDER A Finnish start-up has succeeded where many others have not: in removing plastic…
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Making green plastic from captured CO2

eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, 26 June 2023 — To become climate neutral and circular by 2050, the chemical industry must stop using fossil fuels and raw materials and no longer emit CO2. This means electrification of processes that are currently still gas-driven, reduction of CO2 emissions, use of green electricity, but also the use of other raw…
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Producing quality green or recycled plastic from captured CO2.

Producing quality green or recycled plastic from captured CO2

eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, 26 june 2023 – The actual production process may require very specialized equipment and technology that require technical expertise. Some steps involved. CO2 can be captured from industrial waste streams or directly from the atmosphere using various capture technologies like absorption, adsorption, and membrane separation. After that step the chemical conversion follows.  …
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Plastic Pollution In Indonesia

River Recycling Initiatives eyesonindonesia Amsterdam, May 10th 2023– Plastic pollution has emerged as a global environmental crisis, with rivers serving as significant contributors to the problem. In Indonesia, a country known for its diverse river systems, the issue of plastic waste poses a serious threat to both the environment and public health. To combat this…
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