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Some harsh realities about the poor progress being made on plastic recycling targets...
Some harsh realities about the poor progress being made on plastic recycling targets...
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>"Intestinal viruses such as rotavirus were found to be infectious for up to three days by attaching to _...Read More_
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>"The government of Canada on Monday (Jun 20) published final regulations to prohibit "harmful" single-use plastics, with a ban _...Read More_
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The agreement commits nations to work on a broad and legally binding treaty that would not only aim to improve recycling and clean up the world’s plastic waste, but would encompass curbs on plastics production itself. That could put _...Read More_
The agreement commits nations to work on a broad and legally binding treaty that would not only aim to improve recycling and clean up the world’s plastic waste, but would encompass curbs on plastics production itself. That could put _...Read More_
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>"Plagued by plastic pollution, Senegal wants to replace pickers at the garbage dump with a formal recycling system that takes advantage of the new market for plastics."
>"Plagued by plastic pollution, Senegal wants to replace pickers at the garbage dump with a formal recycling system that takes advantage of the new market for plastics."
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"Law bans sale of carrots, bananas and other items in plastic as environment groups urge other countries to follow"
"Law bans sale of carrots, bananas and other items in plastic as environment groups urge other countries to follow"
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>"Opinion | New research has brought to light a global plastic cycle that could haunt us for generations to come."
>"Opinion | New research has brought to light a global plastic cycle that could haunt us for generations to come."
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Termed “neopelagic communities”, these colonies are thriving in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and going where _...Read More_
Termed “neopelagic communities”, these colonies are thriving in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and going where _...Read More_
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"Law to axe plastic will cut more than one billion pieces of plastic waste a year"
"Law to axe plastic will cut more than one billion pieces of plastic waste a year"
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>"Indonesia Environmentalists in Indonesia keen to send a message about the world’s worsening ocean plastics crisis have created a museum made entirely from plastics, to convince people to rethink their habits and say no to single-use _...Read More_
>"Indonesia Environmentalists in Indonesia keen to send a message about the world’s worsening ocean plastics crisis have created a museum made entirely from plastics, to convince people to rethink their habits and say no to single-use _...Read More_
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"An alarming new study finds that infant feces contain 10 times more polyethylene terephthalate (aka polyester) than an adult’s."
"An alarming new study finds that infant feces contain 10 times more polyethylene terephthalate (aka polyester) than an adult’s."
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What do old televisions, street signs, motorbike helmets, windsurf boards, and Christmas trees have in common? They were all caught floating down Amsterdam's Westerdok canal -- by a curtain of bubbles.
What do old televisions, street signs, motorbike helmets, windsurf boards, and Christmas trees have in common? They were all caught floating down Amsterdam's Westerdok canal -- by a curtain of bubbles.
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[https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.dw.com/en/coronavirus-plastic-waste-polluting-the-environment/a-53216807](https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.dw.com/en/coronavirus-plastic-waste-polluting-the-environment/a-53216807) >"Single-use masks, gloves and bottles of sanitizer shielding us from the spread of COVID-19 are ending up on the streets, in the _...Read More_
[https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.dw.com/en/coronavirus-plastic-waste-polluting-the-environment/a-53216807](https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.dw.com/en/coronavirus-plastic-waste-polluting-the-environment/a-53216807) >"Single-use masks, gloves and bottles of sanitizer shielding us from the spread of COVID-19 are ending up on the streets, in the _...Read More_
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