Friday, September 17, 2021

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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America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

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New bill to prevent Wall Street from continuing to finance fossil fuel industry

“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”