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Lego to phase out single-use plastic bags in packaging

The global toymaker is investing $400 million in its sustainability efforts and it will stop using plastic packaging to package loose Lego bricks.

Corbion and Total to build first world-scale PLA plant in Europe

The new plant is planned to be located in Grandpuits, France and to be operational in 2024 with projected annual capacity of 100,000 tons per year.
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Fewer business closures, more openings in June compared with May: StatCan

The trend in June held true in every province and territory except Quebec, which had a two per cent increase in business closures compared with the previous month. » Read more

Borealis receives European Investment Bank loan for development of circular economy solutions

The EIB grant of 250 million euros will be used to further Borealis’ research, development, and innovation program. » Read more
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Lego-inspired 3D-printed bricks can heal bone and soft tissue

Developed by a research team at Oregon Health and Science University, the tiny, modular scaffolding can be used to regrow biomaterials to speed repair of injuries and broken limbs. » Read More
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“Zebra project” launched to develop first 100% recyclable wind turbine blades

The turbines will be made from Arkema's Elium thermoplastic resin. » Read More