Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: #Breakfreefromplastic

Plastic debris plagues Honduras beaches

The "massive trash tsunami" was filled with plastic debris believed to have come from a neighboring river in Guatemala.

Microplastics in every bite: News study confirms human consumption of plastic

A new study confirms that on average, humans consume 50,000 bits of plastic a year and inhales nearly the same amount.

Nestlé, stop single use:’ Activists confront company executives at Annual General...

"It's time for Nestlé to really take some responsibility for the magnitude of its contribution to the problem."

New York bans single-use plastic bags

New York becomes the second state to ban single-use plastic bags starting in March 2020.

EU to ban common single-use plastics to address environment and marine...

"Europe now has a legislative model to defend and promote at international level, given the global nature of the issue of marine pollution involving plastics."

Why women from Asia are confronting US fracking: Oil extraction equals...

“If we are going to stop plastic we need to stop plastic where it starts.”

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Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken food system

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.