Can The Oceans Survive An Unprecedented Influx Of Plastics?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 16:35:46 +0000

influx of plasticsPlastics are very appealing to people around the world. They’re important due to their daily use and functionality because they are the most versatile materials of contemporary times. They’re inexpensive, lightweight, corrosion-resistant, elastic, and have a durable composition. However, the influx of plastics entering the world’s oceans, without immediate action to reverse the current trend, […]

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“California is Righting the Ship” With SB54, Leading U.S. Out of Ocean Plastic Pollution Crisis

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2022 19:35:08 +0000

Ocean Conservancy scientists estimate that newly passed California law will eliminate 23 million tons of plastics in the next 10 years — equivalent to 26 times the weight of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Can The New Global Treaty End Plastic Pollution?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 17:05:03 +0000

plastic pollutionCan promoting sustainable design of products and materials so that they can be reused, remanufactured, or recycled and retained in the economy help to solve the global plastics problem? How is the plastics manufacturing industry responding to potential moratoriums?

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