Sharkfest 2022 Is Here & So Is Ocean Plastic Recycling

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 18:35:37 +0000

sharks ocean plastic pollutionIt’s always a good time to talk about the ocean plastic problem, especially when the biggest-ever Sharkfest series is unspooling on Disney+ and National Geographic channels this week.

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The UN Is Finally, Maybe, Doing Something About Plastic Pollution

Credit to Author: Jamie Leventhal| Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 13:46:49 GMT

About 10 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into our oceans every year—the equivalent of a garbage truck of plastic every minute. A new UN treaty is trying to fight that.

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Israeli Startup UBQ Says It Has The Answer To Recycling & The Circular Economy

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:05:45 +0000

UBQ recycled plastic pelletsA start-up in a small town in Israel says it has developed a way to recycle plastic and ordinary refuse that could form the basis of a truly circular economy. The best part is it says it can be profitable — something most recycling schemes are not.

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In Honolulu, An Ambitious Plastics Reduction Bill Is Moving Through City Council

Credit to Author: Andrea Bertoli| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:35:48 +0000

In Honolulu, an Ambitious Plastics Reduction BillBill 40, an ambitious plastics reduction bill, is moving swiftly through Honolulu City Council, with wide bi-partisan support. Local activist groups, concerned citizens and tourists are excited to move this bill forward. Learn more about the bill and why it’s such an important opportunity for Oahu.

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Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 00:50:08 +0000

Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

TOKYO – Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold plastic-wrapped.

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Pinoys’ daily plastic waste: 163 million sachets, 3 million diapers

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 21:36:33 +0000

Pinoys’ daily plastic waste: 163 million sachets, 3 million diapers

If Filipinos keep on throwing away more than 163 million plastic sachets daily, Metro Manila will be covered almost knee-deep in plastic waste in one year

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