Monday, February 24, 2020

Tag: plastic

91% of plastic isn’t recycled, new study finds

“We as a society need to consider whether it’s worth trading off some convenience for a clean, healthy environment."

9 shocking facts about plastics in our oceans

The amount of plastic in the world’s oceans could increase by a factor of 10 in the next decade.

This South Pacific island is home to 38 million pieces of...

13,000 new items are washing up on the island daily.

5 facts you probably didn’t know about plastic waste

Humans have created enough plastic since the second world war to coat the Earth entirely in clingfilm – no joke. It’s time people ditch their dependency on plastics.

France Bans Plastic Silverware, Plates and Cups

France has become the first country to ban the use of single-use plastic kitchenware by 2020.

Cities Turning to a Plastic-Free Future

Plastic Free July is asking you to ditch one-time use plastic goods for an entire month.

World’s First Plastic Fishing Company Wants to Rid the Oceans of...

The goal of Plastic Whale—which describes itself as the world’s first plastic fishing company—is to rid the world’s waters of plastic pollution.

The Earth is Becoming a Plastic Planet

A new study says future geologists will be able to study our era based on the layer of plastic debris collecting worldwide.

This Mexican Company Is Converting Plastic Into Affordable (And Eco-Friendly) Housing

EcoDomum is turning an environmental problem into a housing solution.

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It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

America’s democracy versus Trump fascism. Which will prevail?

The American people better wake soon and realize that this nation’s democracy is under direct attack by these forces of fascism.