Posts filed under: plastics

Two months have already passed since UNEA 5.2 created momentum in the global environmental agenda! Its historic resolution ‘End Plastic Pollution: Towards an international legally binding instrument’ has already sparked...
The Giant Plastic Tap, co-created by Artist Benjamin Von Wong, the Human Needs Project and the residents of Kibera, welcomed participants to UNEA5.2, reminding them of 1) the urgent need...
Reusable face masks, compared to disposable masks, were found to be a more environmentally friendly alternative when used responsibly and economically. As part of a single-use plastic products series, this...
With only 9% of global plastic waste being recycled, managing waste once it’s generated is not nearly enough. How can we scale waste prevention solutions focused on reuse? This session...
We are working on the meta analysis on single-use plastic food packaging and its alternatives. We are looking for relevant LCA studies that cover reusable options (e.g., “zero-waste” supermarkets/refill stations...
The Joint Initiative for sustainable humanitarian packaging waste management is currently starting a project aiming at performing life cycle analysis of the main packaging items used in humanitarian assistance response....
This report reviews several Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) of single-use menstrual products – pads and tampons – and their alternatives like menstrual cups, reusable pads and period underwear....
The Life Cycle Initiative’s Llorenç Milà i Canals contributed to a lively event co-hosted by UNEP, the British High Commission in Dar es Salaam and the FlipFlopi project, on Preventing...