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ERL Plastics Workshop - Shared screen with gallery view
Sue Sorensen - Truckee, CA
18:40
Circular Economy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circular_economy#/media/File:The_Circular_Economy_concept.pngAmsterdam to become a Doughnut City: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/08/amsterdam-doughnut-model-mend-post-coronavirus-economyCircular Economy is not simply Next-gen Recycling: https://www.greenbiz.com/article/state-green-business-circular-economy-revsCircular Economy I: https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/circular-economy/what-is-the-circular-economyCircular Economy II: https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/circular-economy/conceptRe-Thinking Progress: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCRKvDyyHmILOOP Marketing Concept: Circular Economy in action: https://loopstore.com/how-it-worksNew Reuse Possibilities – Road Surfaces: https://dot.ca.gov/news-releases/news-release-2020-024Molecular Recycling Plant: https://www.plasticstoday.com/advanced-recycling/eastman-build-world-scale-molecular-recycling-plant-tennessee
Sue Sorensen - Truckee, CA
19:02
Lignocellulosic Bioplastic Alternative to Replace Non-biodegradable Petrochemical Plastics: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-021-00702-w.epdf?sharing_token=EnDTcUuQ_mhNvRc2C8XVl9RgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0Pj_JmIViOhXBaT3EINP5vlnJL77ugPN_YnTv2ych4bKUu8vEeEgL79e8529HUKXkqf5LGLr_cqtP1Ntz-UXXztmgFCkj9OHa1F7zXSyM3zGIa0Vmb07VmrM6YqJpaJcrY%3DMushroom That Eats Plastic: https://www.treehugger.com/mushroom-that-eats-plastic-5121023World's First Plant to Recycle All Forms of Plastic Begins Construction: https://interestingengineering.com/worlds-first-plant-to-recycle-all-forms-of-plastic-begins-construction?Turning Plastic Waste in Your Recycle Bin into Profit: https://theconversation.com/how-to-turn-plastic-waste-in-your-recycle-bin-into-profit-147081Technologies That Allow People to Recycle Waste Directly by 3E-Printing it into Valuable Products: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652620316498?via%3Dihub
Sue Sorensen - Truckee, CA
20:03
COCA COLA To Test Fully-Recyclable Bottle: https://www.optimistdaily.com/2021/02/coca-cola-to-test-fully-recyclable-paper-bottle-in-hungary/?utm_source=Production&utm_campaign=055d2ac29e-Seventh Generation Takes Sustainability to a New Level with Plastic-free Packaging: https://www.greenmatters.com/p/seventh-generation-powder-zero-waste.Culture Cupboard Yogurt Maker: https://www.culturecupboard.com/products/yogurt-maker?variant=36618947559586SodaStream Sparkling Water Maker: https://sodastream.com/Bamboo “Paper” Towels: https://www.amazon.com/Kitchen-Bathroom-Reusable-Washable-Perforated/dp/B00ZJIXACI?ref_=ast_sto_dpTru Earth Laundry Strips: https://www.tru.earth/Dental floss of Mulberry Silk: https://www.dentallace.com/
Sue Sorensen - Truckee, CA
20:19
Fabri-Cal Foodware/Greenware: https://www.fabri-kal.com/WRAP Program: https://www.plasticfilmrecycling.org/wrap-recycling-action-program/Plastic Film Recycling: https://www.plasticfilmrecycling.org/recycling-in-your-community/wrap/Trex Recycling Program in Schools: https://recycle.trex.com/view/programs
Rebeca Rojas San Jose, CA
36:53
Hots off to Gary Courts for the Styrofoam Day idea.
Maxine Lobel West Palm Beach, FL
51:49
interesting article about how glass can be recycled - done some years ago at the UN, using windows from the old Secretariat Building to be made into Pozzotive used to create pavers. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140912135204-95924465-windows-to-pavers-united-nations-uses-recycled-window-glass-for-pozzotive-makeover. Great circular economy concept.
Bill Devincenzi, San Jose
58:30
Great book on circular economy, “Cradle to Cradle’, by William McDonough. Written on biodegradable material.
Jeff Haverly Indiana
01:01:18
Using, "The Circular Economy Handbook" , "Plastic Soup",
Jeff Haverly Indiana
01:05:42
Can't see the items with Shirley using her background screen.
Lynn Morgan, Morgan Hill CA
01:09:08
For bar shampoo in a box: Ethique. Excellent.
Lynn Morgan, Morgan Hill CA
01:10:42
For a biodegradable, vegan dental floss: Brilliant Black Dental floss made with bamboo and charcoal by Terra & Co. Comes in a box. Fairly large, but it works. And does not leave charcoal on your teeth.
Jim Domke
01:12:07
I was struck noticing folks coming out of Sprouts grocery, who gives a discount if you bring a canvas bag. Old folks didn't care had plastic, saw younger family carrying their own shopping bag.
Maxine Lobel West Palm Beach, FL
01:14:33
blueland.com and grove.co - plastic free household products and other products
Jeff Haverly Indiana
01:14:54
Are we endorsing Terracycle, or are there other companies as well?
Maxine Lobel West Palm Beach, FL
01:21:22
These are interesting companies involved with Reuse for TO-Go orders: www.sparklsfbay.comwww.rware.comwww.deliverzero.comAnd UPSTREAM is an EXCELLENT RESOURCE! Check this directory out!https://upstreamsolutions.org/reuse-businesses-directory
Manji Patel San Jose, CA
01:23:57
Kids toys ... especially LEGO pieces which is plastic #7... can be sent to certain companies for REUSE
Meg Courtney Fort Bragg
01:25:06
Arm & Hammer detergent in cardboard big box!
Caroline Hardy VA
01:25:22
I’m so sorry I have to go now.. I’m going to use Terracycle!! and good idea about Amazon… that’s huge I’m sorry I have to go now .
Manji Patel San Jose, CA
01:27:00
Many Chip and snack bags are metalized plastic which is not recyclable...
Kathryn Ringham, Minneapolis
01:32:48
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-54169686#:~:text=Lego%20will%20start%20replacing%20plastic,the%20single%2Duse%20plastic%20bags.
Kathryn Ringham, Minneapolis
01:33:36
Above article about Legos trying to be more sustainable...
Maxine Lobel West Palm Beach, FL
01:34:36
https://www.lego.com/en-us/service/help/bricks-building/brick-facts/bricks-building/brick-facts/recycling-lego-pieces-warehouse-recycling-408100000008418
Bill Devincenzi, San Jose
01:37:29
Need to leave for another meeting. Great sharing of information.
Maxine Lobel West Palm Beach, FL
01:42:11
Excellent, very thorough article on Plastics and Climate Change: https://www.ciel.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Plastic-and-Health-The-Hidden-Costs-of-a-Plastic-Planet-February-2019.pdf
Kathryn Ringham, Minneapolis
01:42:12
Thanks Shirley-you are an inspiration and a fountain of information about plastics--thanks for the consciousness-raising!
Maxine Lobel West Palm Beach, FL
01:44:50
Check out the Podcast How to Save a Planet. Quite q few episodes relating to recycling, plastic, zero waste and other important topics. Highly entertaining podcast that provides very valuable information.
Shirley Freriks, Grass Valley CA
01:47:43
Sustainable San Mateo County - check out sustainable groups in your area
Maxine Lobel West Palm Beach, FL
01:48:19
Thanks so much Shirley. On to another webinar on recycling in Florida! Bye
deb
01:48:53
But there are huge environmental costs with making
deb
01:49:01
Nonelastic bags
Lynn Morgan, Morgan Hill CA
01:49:07
Thank you, Shirley! And everyone for your ideas.
Manji Patel San Jose, CA
01:50:41
Good session- bye