World’s first aerogels made from waste rubber tyres
NUS scientists have developed super-light aerogels with new properties such as lightweight, highly absorbent, very durable, and highly efficient at trapping heat and sound. They have developed the aerogels from waste rubber tyres that promote wider use of scrap tires and offers an eco-friendly way to recycle used rubber.
Vietnam moves toward biodegradable plastics
Vietnam has adopted an ambitious roadmap to stop using disposable plastic at stores, markets and supermarkets in urban areas by 2021 and in the whole country by 2025, and replace them with biodegradable materials.
Pandemic has no impact on plastic firm
The global spread of COVID-19 has had an insignificant impact on An Phat Bioplastics JSC’s performance in the first three months, shareholders were told on March 25.
FrieslandCampina commits to less and better plastic packaging
FrieslandCampina wants to lead with sustainability and drives a focused sustainability programme to continuously decrease its environmental impact. Sustainable packaging is one of the key pillars of the programme and FrieslandCampina is speeding up its measurable steps in this area.
3D printing starts to take shape in rubber industry
Developing and utilizing new technology always has been key to advancing the rubber industry. And those companies that are at the forefront of such developments give themselves a better chance for long-term growth and survival.