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Webinar
Thema:
Circular plastics
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Solving the dark side of today's plastic

During the webinar 'Don’t Waste it!' you will learn which systemic transition is needed to enable the sustainable production and use of circular plastics. You will get the latest insights into how the dark side of today’s plastics can be mitigated, which stakeholders need to act and what technologies are needed.

Plastics are essential for our wellbeing in the present society. Because of their unique properties and mass production possibilities we expect plastics/polymers to remain an important primary material in existing and new applications. But, plastics also has its dark side in terms of environmental exposure and contribution to climate change.

Guided by an innovative forecasting method TNO will present what we consider to be 8 must-have solutions in order to retain the positive aspects of today’s plastics and to mitigate the dark side.

Both industry, government and customers play an important role to enable the success of our approach, ranging from application of a circular systemic design, the development of innovations for high value recyclate to true pricing and transparency about consumer costs.

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Microplastics and the unknown risks

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Article
What are microplastics and what are the effects on people and the environment? At TNO, we research the risks of and solutions to microplastics.

From plastic waste to circular plastics

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Article
Circular plastics are the solution for less plastic waste, lower CO2 emissions and less use of fossil raw materials. Find out more about our research.

TNO developed Waste treatment Tool for plastics in rivers

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News
27 October 2021
Rivers are polluted with plastic waste. The Ocean Cleanup is determined to remove these plastics from rivers. For the environment and for value creation, the river plastics should be properly treated. However, waste treatment, infrastructure and costs for plastics are globally diverse and complex. TNO has developed the Waste Treatment Tool to determine best treatment options from river plastic waste.

Launch of the new brochure: A circular economy for plastics

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News
15 April 2021
With this brochure TNO and Holland Circular Hotspot aim to inspire and to take action and kickstart circular development. Read the brochure!