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Our world is full of plastic. Many products that we see and use on a daily basis are made of some sort of plastic. But not all plastic is the same. The growing amount of plastic ending up in our oceans is rising every day, and plastic toxicity a very real concern. What are these different numbers on plastic items and whats the best way to recycle?
While it’s tough to guess exactly how much plastic is in the ocean, scientists think about 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean every year. Find out about these brands that are helping our marine ecosystems by collecting and manufacturing products from the mounting number of plastics in our waterways rather than making more of it.
Conservationists have warned that the coronavirus pandemic could spark a surge in ocean pollution – adding to a glut of plastic waste that already threatens marine life – after finding disposable masks floating like jellyfish and waterlogged latex gloves scattered across seabeds. Between the end of February and mid-April this year more than a billion items of personal protective equipment were given out in...
"Eco-friendly" has become a broad term. Out of all the sustainability-related terms you hear, "recyclable" is the single most used. But it's become a "catch-all" term for sustainability... and not everything is "recyclable." So lets break down the differences between recyclable, biodegradable, and compostable...