Tag: plastic pollution
As the movement against glitter brings awareness about microplastics, Morrisons, Waitrose and John Lewis' store brand holiday products will be glitter-free for 2020.
Knowing how much plastic sinks to the ocean floor is an important addition to our understanding of the plastic pollution crisis.
“The faster we can make the enzymes, the quicker we can break down the plastic, and the more commercially viable it will be.”
“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.”