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Michael Mannhard proposes Burning Man installation that uses wind turbine blades

Michael Mannhard proposes Burning Man installation that uses wind turbine blades

6 minutes ago   |   Dezeen

Blades taken from retired wind turbines form a sculptural playground in this conceptual Burning Man installation designed by American architecture firm Michael Mannhard...
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Newly engineered enzyme can break down plastic to raw materials

Newly engineered enzyme can break down plastic to raw materials

1 hour ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Plastics have a lot of properties that have made them fixtures of modern societies. They can be molded into any shape we'd like, they're tough yet flexible, and they...
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Patagonia turned 10 million recycled plastic bottles into the next generation of Black Hole bags - they're still spacious, durable, and water-resistant

Patagonia turned 10 million recycled plastic bottles into the next generation of Black Hole bags - they're still spacious, durable, and water-resistant

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Patagonia's line of its cult-favorite Black Hole bags made from a total of 10 million recycled plastic bottles. They look and perform just like the previous generation. It's...
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Scientists create mutant enzyme that recycles plastic bottles in hours

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Bacterial enzyme originally found in compost can be used to make high-quality new bottles A mutant bacterial enzyme that breaks down plastic bottles for recycling in hours has...
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Generous donor pledges £2k towards securing future of Perth's The Bike Station

8 hours ago   |   The Courier

The team at the Bike Station in Perth are fundraising to secure their future.
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Rothy's and Everlane both use recycled plastic to make women's flats - here's how they compare in comfort, style, and price

Rothy's and Everlane both use recycled plastic to make women's flats - here's how they compare in comfort, style, and price

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Rothy's and Everlane are two popular brands that offer knit flats. They're both made from recycled plastic bottles and are comfortable, breathable, and stylish. But they differ...
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Recycling collections face suspension as bin crews overwhelmed by coronavirus

Recycling collections face suspension as bin crews overwhelmed by coronavirus

1 day ago   |   The Mirror

The government has set out temporary guidelines to help councils cope as their workforce is depleted by bin collection staff going into self-isolation
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Equipment worth more than £4,000 stolen from Baldovie Recycling Centre

1 day ago   |   Evening Telegraph

Four welding units, worth more than £1,000 each, have been stolen from Dundee's Baldovie Industrial Estate.
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New guidance for waste disposal during outbreak

1 day ago   |   Liverpool Express

Liverpool City Council has issued new guidance on how to dispose of some types of waste items during the coronavirus outbreak. Following government guidance, any household...
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Fire crews race to blaze at recycling centre near Falkirk

Fire crews race to blaze at recycling centre near Falkirk

1 day ago   |   Daily Record

A total of eight appliances are at the scene working to extinguish the well-developed fire in the building, home to Eagle Recycling.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson 'improving' and now 'sitting up in bed' in hospital

Prime Minister Boris Johnson 'improving' and now 'sitting up in bed' in hospital

Boris Johnson, 55, remains in intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital in London but Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the Prime Minister is sitting up in bed and speaking to medics Read more ...

Lorry Driver Maurice Robinson Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter Of 39 People

Lorry Driver Maurice Robinson Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter Of 39 People

Lorry driver Maurice Robinson, 25, of Craigavon in Northern Ireland, has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to the manslaughter of 39 people who were found dead in a refrigerated... Read more ...

Real Madrid announce 10 to 20 per cent pay cut for first-team stars

Real Madrid announce 10 to 20 per cent pay cut for first-team stars

Real Madrid players have agreed to take a pay cut for the rest of the season. If the season resumes the pay-cut will be just 10 per cent. But if it cannot be completed the... Read more ...

Premier League captains release statement to confirm launch of NHS charity fund

Premier League captains release statement to confirm launch of NHS charity fund

The 20 top-flight captains have been locked in crisis talks with Premier League clubs over taking a 30 per cent pay cut amid the ongoing global crisis Read more ...

Twin sisters who ‘did everything together' both die of coronavirus

Twin sisters who ‘did everything together' both die of coronavirus

Eleanor Andrews and sister Eileen dies within days of one another Twin sisters who shared a home together died within days of each other after both falling ill with... Read more ...

Grief-stricken Gov. Cuomo orders flags to fly at half-mast after a record...

Grief-stricken Gov. Cuomo orders flags to fly at half-mast after a record 779 coronavirus deaths

Cuomo, speaking at his daily briefing in Albany on Wednesday, said there was a 'mix' of emotions that came with the fact New York has flattened the curve of new hospitalizations. Read more ...

US coronavirus cases soar past 400,000 as death toll tops 12,850

US coronavirus cases soar past 400,000 as death toll tops 12,850

The United States has reported more than 400,000 coroanvirus cases and at least 12,857 deaths as of Wednesday morning. More than 400,000 Americans have tested positive for the... Read more ...

Google's Stadia gaming service is finally free for anyone to play - here's...

Google's Stadia gaming service is finally free for anyone to play - here's how to get it

Google's Stadia gaming service is now available free to anyone with a Gmail address, but they must have a supported device. Google is also throwing in two free months of its... Read more ...

Premier League stars confirm coronavirus initiative to raise funds for NHS

Premier League stars confirm coronavirus initiative to raise funds for NHS

Premier League stars have confirmed they have started an initiative to help the NHS fight coronavirus. Read more ...

Steve Carell's new workplace comedy Space Force adds Lisa Kudrow to...

Steve Carell's new workplace comedy Space Force adds Lisa Kudrow to star-studded cast

Kudrow, 56, plays Maggie Naird, wife of Carell's Mark R. Naird, the man tapped to lead the US Government's newly-formed 'Space Force'. Read more ...