We’re Taking The #trashtag Challenge

March 13, 2019

On most days, a small group of us at Elastec like to step away from our desks, go outside and stretch our legs with a nice walk. It’s about a ½ mile walk down the rural road to our local golf course where we then reach a small creek. Usually, a walk is a relaxing …

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Draft UK law seeks to create Committee on Plastic Pollution

February 25, 2019

A draft UK law that would sets a legal framework for ending single-use plastic pollution by 2042 is set for its first reading in the House of Commons later today, having secured the backing of campaign groups and MPs from across the political spectrum. The Phase-out of Plastic Pollution Bill, proposes a ban on all …

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Scheme to tackle plastic pollution in Darlington

February 24, 2019

Plastic pollution is being tackled in Darlington thanks to a scheme allowing people to top up their refillable water bottles in businesses and community venues free of charge. Darlington Borough Council has confirmed details of refill stations at its premises to help reduce numbers of throwaway plastic bottles, after pledging its support to the scheme …

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Plastic pollution: San Francisco Bay cleanup focuses on roadway trash

February 22, 2019

As cities around the United States grapple with waterways choked by plastic, leaders in Northern California are taking aggressive action to keep garbage out of San Francisco Bay — by pressuring the state to clean up the roads. The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board last week issued a cease-and-desist order against the …

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Elastec Testing New 4 ft. Brute Bin

February 6, 2019

Elastec has been testing a new smaller version of its Brute Bin trash collection device. This 4 ft. model can be installed at storm drain outflows to capture plastic pollution, trash and debris before it makes its way into the waterways. Trash enters our waterways from roadside rubbish carried by wind and stormwater runoff into …

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Omni Catamaran Helps With Clean The Bay Day

June 2, 2018

Elastec participated In the 30th Annual Clean The Bay Day (CTBD) in Virginia. An Omni Catamaran was on hand to help with the cleanup efforts and reduce the amount of trash floating in the bay. The Elastec Omni Catamaran is a versatile aluminum work boat that offers a variety of waterway maintenance and marina service …

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