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31/10/17

Plastic Odyssey: fuelled by waste

Plastic Odyssey is the name given to an expedition which aims to go around the world aboard a catamaran fuelled by plastic waste recovered throughout the journey and converted into fuel.
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30/10/17

Helper, the rescue drone

Already used by the army and firefighters alike, drones could soon lend a helping hand to rescuers working at sea. In Biscarrosse in France, a drone is in use during rescue operations at sea.
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30/10/17

When Fashion Week rhymes with plastics

From vinyl bodysuits to transparent thigh-boots through improbable rain hats, plastics have made a great comeback on the fashion scene.
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Micro speaker

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Chair

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Light fixture

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Transport of the future, polymers activate the booster

Transport of the future, polymers activate the booster

Faced with issues relating to pollution and other energy resources, the evolution of the means of transport is at the heart of discussions. Evolution or revolution? New projects are progressing at high speed and polymers have not been left behind.

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Plastic Viewpoints

"Thanks to polymers and 3D printing, tomorrow's vehicles will be ever more personalised"

An interview with Udo Sürig, communication manager at Daimler's bus and coach division.

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Back to basics for plastics

Back to basics for plastics

Waste management, and the management of plastic waste in particular, is a crucial issue for the coming years. What if polymers, which are too often vilified, were a solution rather than a problem?

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The terrestrial globe is a source of endless, easily-explained, fascination. Due to its "resemblance" to the spherical shape of the Earth, it is the most accurate small-scale reproduction of our…

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