Tag: plastic pollution
“If only one percent of the masks were to be disposed of incorrectly and dispersed in nature, this would result in up to 10 million masks per month polluting the environment.”
Coca-Cola accounts for 3.3 million tons of plastic packaging annually, which roughly accounts for 200,000 bottles every minute.
“The results from the U.S. Plastics Pact’s efforts to advance packaging, improve recycling, and reduce plastic waste will benefit the entire system and all materials.”
“It would be naive to believe there is plastic everywhere but just not in us.”
“Now is the time when a world historical revolution would be possible, when the people of the world could unite to change the system as a whole.”
"Based on the best available science and guidance from public health professionals, it is clear that reusable systems can be used safely by employing basic hygiene."
A new study estimated the concentration of microplastics in the ocean to be far greater than previously determined.