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December 17, 2018

Danish government publishes a new plan to tackle plastic pollution

“We cannot live without plastic”, writes the Danish Environment and Food Minister, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, in the preface of the new Danish plastic plan. Plastic is used in most products, and it has beneficial qualities that cannot be denied. It is so useful that we cannot get rid of it completely, but we must find a […]

December 06, 2018

How tracking waste works on Waste-Outlet

Setting targets for recycling is an important part of making circular economy a reality. Therefore, companies are required to track waste destinations and how their waste is treated, and report the data to authorities.   Now, isn’t this hard to do with dynamic bidding in an online marketplace? Not at all. On Waste-Outlet it isn’t […]

October 01, 2018

Value of waste: Why recycling guidelines matter

Traditionally we view waste as something excess that should be discarded, burned and buried in a landfill. The word “waste” in itself implies the loss of value we associate with it. And yet, everything man-made is going to end up as waste – that is: everything is at some point going to lose its original […]

September 13, 2018

Use of recycled plastic must increase – Challenges and opportunities in a changing market

Recycled materials are commodities and have a fluctuating value. This is a truth well know by everyone who trades in the market. The recent ecological challenges caused by post-consumer plastics have resulted in countless headlines about the extent of the disaster. It doesn’t help the situation that the demand for those exact plastics are in […]

May 07, 2018

Fashion Industry and Textile Waste Collection

Nowadays, more than ever, the manufacturing of clothes, accessories and footwear is questioned, the eco character takes precedence over the price or the label and the focus is more on sustainable waste no matter the trends or collections. A new trend takes more and more amplitude since the fashion industry realized the importance of collecting […]

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