Posts Tagged ‘plastic’

Coors becomes largest US beer brand to replace plastic rings with sustainable alternative

Plastic ring will no longer be around six-packs of Coors Light. Parent company, Molson Coors announced the beer will instead come in a recyclable, sustainable cardboard alternative starting later this year. It is now the largest U.S. beer brand to make such a change. “We’re chill about a lot of things, but single-use plastic isn’t […]

Amazon plastic waste increased 29% during pandemic

Online retailer Amazon generated a third more plastic waste in 2020 than from 2019 says a report from the environmental organization, Oceana.  The 599 million pounds of waste from plastic packaging Amazon wasted last year ends up in places like the world’s oceans causing so much harm and destruction to the environment and wildlife.  The […]

Plastic And Salt Threat Soil, Food Security, Health And Environment, Says FAO

© FAO/Cristina Aldehuela The quantity of plastic used in agriculture, food industries, livestock, etc. industries the world over is millions of tones each year. Asia is the largest user of plastic in these industries. Plastic pollution is a threat to food security. Excess salt in soil also puts food security at risk. Recent reports from […]

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the top source—a new report urges action

Image Credit: Newburgh Gazette Plastic waste of all shapes and sizes permeates the world’s oceans. It shows up on beaches, in fish and even in Arctic sea ice. And a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine makes clear that the U.S. is a big part of the problem. As the […]

US needs to make reducing marine plastic pollution a priority

A recent report was just released entitled Reckoning With the U.S. Role in Global Ocean Plastic Waste, which says an estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enter the worlds ocean each year — the equivalent of dumping a garbage truck or plastic waste into the ocean every minute.  A quarter of this waste […]

Activists denounce fast fashion in plastic catwalk protest in Tel Aviv

Models wearing clothes made from different types of rubbish and plastic parade in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv as part of an event organised by the NGO Fashion Revolution to raise awareness on the environmental impact of waste. Fashion Revolution is a fashion activism movement that aims to mobilise citizens, industries and policymakers through […]

Hospital Accused of Using Plastic Bags Over Patients to Stop COVID Spread

The mother of a 16-year-old Texas girl, who is shown in photographs wearing a plastic bag in a local hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, is asking the state to intervene over the unorthodox medical “protocol.” Natalie Rodriguez broke into tears in a telephone interview with The Epoch Times as she described her daughter Nayeli Serna’s experience at Medical Center […]

How Hollywood Trannies Look So Feminine; They Have Cutting Edge Plastic Surgeons & Stylists Too.

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Plastic pollution in waterways likely to more than double by 2030, poses dire threat to biodiversity

Image Credit: Newburgh Gazette In a new comprehensive assessment, the United Nations warns that plastic pollution in waterways is likely to more than double by 2030 unless “a drastic reduction in unnecessary, avoidable, and problematic plastic” is made on a global level. The study, From Pollution to Solution: A Global Assessment of Marine Litter and […]

Corporations Tried To Blame You For The Plastic Crisis. Now States Are Turning The Tables.

Above Photo: Grist / mikroman6 / RLT_Images / Getty Images As Recycling Heads To The Dump, Maine And Oregon Have A New Strategy: Make Companies Pay. If you’ve ever tossed a plastic water bottle in a trash can and felt a wave of guilt wash over you, well, judging by its marketing campaigns, that’s exactly […]

NYT Admits Plastic COVID Barriers Provide False Sense Of Security, Could Make Things Worse

According to Dr. Marr of VT, “One way to think about plastic barriers is that they are good for blocking things like spitballs but ineffective for things like cigarette smoke,” adding “The smoke simply drifts around them, so they will give the person on the other side a little more time before being exposed to […]

Stop Exxon’s Climate Change Misinformation Campaign-See Plastic Pollution Direct Result of Oil Industry Non Regulation

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The local initiatives in France taking on the problem of plastic waste

For the duration of euronews’ Green Week, our magazine and news teams are exploring stories and solutions for a better planet from across Europe. Every year, 600 000 tonnes of plastic end up in the Mediterranean Sea. France is the largest producer of plastic waste in the region and has a lower recycling rate than […]

What comes after this plastic-filled pandemic?

When Jodi Sherman first started working in hospitals, she was struck by the amount of plastic used on a daily basis. She wondered how single-use plastics could be consistent with the Hippocratic oath’s first principle to “do no harm.” “It’s clear that these materials come from somewhere and they go somewhere and they must be […]

Chile passes single-use plastic regulation that will reduce 23,000 tons of plastic waste a year

Image Credit: REUTERS/Cristobal Saavedra The Chilean legislature unanimously passed a plastic regulation that ends single-use plastics within the food industry. The regulation is said to reduce the country’s plastic waste by 23,000 tons every year. The new law will “reduce single-use plastic pollution by banning hard-to-recycle items from being served in restaurants or through delivery […]

20 companies are responsible for producing over half of all single-use plastic waste

In the first ever “Plastic Waste Makers Index” report published Tuesday, researchers revealed 20 companies are responsible for producing over 55 percent of all single-use plastic waste in the world.  The 20 global businesses are both state-owned and multinational corporations, consisting mainly of energy and chemical giants, and are responsible for a plastic waste footprint […]

Woolworths, Coles Pledge to Radically Reduce Plastic Waste in Ambitious Pact

Leading supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles are committing to ambitious goals to fight plastic waste through a vision of ensuring all plastic packaging are recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025. The two supermarket groups have joined 60 groups—including ALDI and Nestle—across the supply chain that have signed up to the ‘Australia, New Zealand and Pacific […]

Major breakthrough as scientists turn plastic into fuel using 50% less energy & without adding CO2 to atmosphere

Researchers from the University of Delaware (UD) claim to have created a potentially revolutionary system for repurposing plastic waste more efficiently – and safely – than ever before. The UD scientists begin their paper with some rather galling statistics about the state of play when it comes to plastic recycling efforts in the US: Just […]

Scientist Says Plastic Pollution is Shrinking Penises, Will Make Most Men Infertile by 2045

An environmental scientist has warned that plastic pollution is shrinking penises and making men infertile, meaning most of them won’t be able to produce sperm by 2045. In a new book called Count Down, Dr Shanna Swan writes that humanity is facing an “existential crisis” due to phthalates, a chemical used in the plastic manufacturing […]

Radiation Safety Tests on Cell Phones Performed on Plastic Mannequin Heads — Dr. Explains Why This D oesn’t Protect People

Radiation Safety Tests on Cell Phones Performed on Plastic Mannequin Heads — Dr. Explains Why This Doesn’t Protect People Activist Post / Activist Post By B.N. Frank Government, independent and industry funded research has determined that exposure to cell phone radiation can at least increase cancer risk (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, […]

Paving roads in plastic can help with pollution problem

So far, 12 countries have built roads out of plastic instead of asphalt, helping both the global plastic pollution problem and climate change. First appearing in India two decades ago, plastic roads are being tested and built in more and more countries as the world’s plastic pollution problem becomes more acutely felt. India has installed […]

‘By 2025, 55% Of Our Products Will Be Made of Recycled Plastic,’ Says Israeli Plastics Company Keter’s Co-CEO

Plastic trash. Photo: Circe Denyer. CTech – “We have given ourselves a short-term goal that by 2025 more than half of our raw materials will be made out of recycled materials,” Iftach Sachar, co-CEO and MD Global Marketing, Innovation, and Sustainability at Keter Plastic said during an interview as part of Calcalist’s online conference on […]

Biodegradable plastic may not degrade as quickly as expected

Have you picked up a product at the supermarket which claims to have plant-based or biodegradable packaging? You might think you’re doing a favour for the environment. But the makers of bioplastics have urged consumers to double check what it says on the packaging, because it might not be as biodegradable as you think. It’s […]

Bali battles mounting plastic waste as rainy season causes build-up

An army of volunteers helps clean up a massive haul of plastic polluting Bali’s famous Kuta beach. The annual rainy season brings plastic bottles, cups and rubbish to the archipelago’s turquoise water beaches, underscoring its place as the world’s second-biggest marine polluter behind China.

30 Years of Plastic Age Relics Overshadow Iron Age Heritage Site

The Plastic Age is a term some scholars suggest we use to refer to the modern, plastic dominated times in which we live. Plastic usage and littering is also linked to  the Anthropocene  – the unofficial, current geological epoch marked by the impact humans have on the Earth’s geology and ecosystem. Regardless of one’s perspective […]

Millions of kilos of plastic packaging from Amazon are devastating the environment, says report

Amazon’s online sales are having a devastating impact on the planet, according to a new report by Oceana, a US-based not-for-profit which campaigns against the pollution of the world’s seas. In 2019 alone, Amazon generated 211 million kilos of plastic waste from the packaging on its goods, the authors of the report found. Most of […]

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé are worst plastic polluters of 2020, have made ‘zero progress,’ new report finds

The top plastic polluters of 2020 have been announced, and Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestlé top the list for the third year in a row. In a new report demanding corporate responsibility for plastic pollution, Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) named the repeat offenders and called them out for what appeared to be negligible progress in […]

Kenya Is Not A Dumping Ground For US Plastic

Above photo: Environmental activists at the Uhuru Park’s Freedom Corner in Nairobi, Kenya, September 25, 2020. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya. The new administration of US president-elect Joe Biden must resist pressure from US oil and chemical companies to use Kenya as a dumping ground for plastic waste. The new administration of US president-elect Joe Biden must resist […]

Death to the Scammy Jewish Industry of Plastic Razor Cartridge! – National Socialists Use Double-Edged Safety Razor

This is gay and Jewish. This is Aryan and National Socialist. Beta fag soyboy cuck vegans buy incredibly expensive plastic garbage junk from gigantic anti-Aryan Hebrew conglomerates. Only willing Jew-puppets destroy the environment with this petrochemical poison. Buy this overpriced trash, use a few times and then throw away like a good obedient goy consumer. […]

US leads the world in plastic pollution, new study finds

Image Credit: Food & Water Watch The U.S. is the No. 1 generator of plastic pollution in the world and as high as the No. 3 generator of ocean plastic waste. That’s the finding of a new study published in Science Advances last Friday that sought to paint a more accurate picture of the U.S. […]

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