Fossil plastic pollution

Fossil plastic pollution: We have an island in the middle of the North Pacific Gyre, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch – which is mostly composed of plastic. It’s the size of India, Europe and Mexico combined. If we want to do something about it we have to act NOW. Below are several facts, rapports, and ideas to see what oil plastic is doing for the world.
plastic pollution

"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”

Plastic & Health The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

Despite being one of the most pervasive materials on the planet, plastic and its impact on human health is poorly understood.

Single-use: New EU rules to reduce marine litter

Assessment of measures to reduce marine litter from single use plastics. Final report and Annex. On request of the EU union

Breaking the Plastic Wave, full rapport.

The Pew Charitable. Trusts partnered with SYSTEMIQ to research and create this first-of-its-kind model of the global plastics system.

Breaking the Plastic Wave, full rapport.

Applying circular economy principles to plastic packaging flows could transform the plastics economy and drastically reduce leakage into oceans,

A plastic wave

A surfer, business owner and father of two is seeing more plastic wash ashore his beloved home beach. In a bid to discover the route of this problem he embarks on a journey of discovery to educate himself and understand more about the problem. Along the way, he discovers some alarming issues.

The only true solution to plastic pollution

Companies have long touted recycling as the solution to the plastics crisis, putting the responsibility on individuals to reverse it. But the truth is there’s only one way to tackle a problem this massive — and it requires immediate and drastic action from companies, not consumers.

Compostable plastic in household waste.

Dutch tv program about compostable packaging. (Dutch with English subtitle)

We make bottles differently

Not the toxic fossil plastic made from oil, sugarcane is our resource.

Bioplastic News

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