Philadelphia-based Aramark, which sells more than 1.1 million bags of peanuts annually at sporting events, approached chemicals company BASF (Florham Park, NJ) to draw up a game plan to divert peanut bags from landfill.
The Trump administration has slapped a tariff on imported solar panels to incentivize domestic production. But the manufacturing process and the materials used to make the panels raise a host of environmental issues.
A bill introduced in the California legislature wouldn’t ban plastic drinking straws at restaurants, but it would make it illegal for servers to provide them to customers unless they specifically request them. As the bill stands, scofflaws could face a hefty fine and even jail time.
ESE World B.V. (Maastricht, Netherlands), which became part of RPC Group a year ago, has carried out the first practical experiment to demonstrate that HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times and further processed under controlled conditions.