Soft plastic recycling is back after the REDcycle collapse – but only in 12 supermarkets. Will it work this time?

Phelan, A. (15 February 2024). Soft plastic recycling is back after the REDcycle collapse – but only in 12 supermarkets. Will it work this time? The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/soft-plastic-recycling-is-back-after-the-redcycle-collapse-but-only-in-12-supermarkets-will-it-work-this-time-223232 After the memorable collapse of Australia’s largest soft plastic recycling program REDcycle in late 2022,

2024-02-15T12:16:05+10:00February 15, 2024|

Bioplastic research comes to an end at Rivergate

January 15, 2024 Published at https://rivergate.com.au/news/2024/1/18/bioplastic-research-comes-to-an-end-at-rivergate Rivergate has played an instrumental part in a Queensland-based bioplastics field study that could unveil key findings about the way biodegradable plastics break down in our waterways. Wanting to delve further into the

2024-02-07T09:49:41+10:00January 15, 2024|

Event: Official launch of the ARC Training Centre for Bioplastics and Biocomposites 18 July

Tuesday 18 July marks the official launch of the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Bioplastics and Biocomposites As the world integrates bioplastics into a more sustainable plastics economy, there is a real opportunity for Australia to

2023-07-17T19:40:01+10:00July 16, 2023|

Publication: Advancing our transition to a greener plastics future (Chemistry Australia)

At the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Bioplastics and Biocomposites, PhD candidates and early career researchers are addressing the wicked problem of plastics waste. Associate Professor Steven Pratt Plastics are everywhere. They are strong, durable, lightweight, easily formable

2023-08-01T16:10:16+10:00May 29, 2023|

Bioplastic Promise

PLASTICS are now ubiquitous in our lives, and the systems within our modern society could not function without these lightweight, easily formable, strong, cheap, durable, and readily-available materials. However, our success at engineering such useful materials has created a

2022-07-25T08:16:04+10:00March 31, 2022|
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