Plastic does not just adversely impact the earth. Instead, it also affects people’s health. What’s more, plastic does not degrade instead it breaks down. Below are 40+ intriguing facts about plastic pollution
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Month: January 2020
The measures can be as simple as reusing a product as many times as possible to reduce overall waste that goes into the environment. Other measures can include recycling, proper disposal of wastes, proper farming practices, and use of renewable energy sources. Here are 30 spectacular ways to prevent earth pollution.
I love this photo for its powerful message. Environmentalism, conservation, sustainability, or whatever you want to call it, at the end of the day it’s about human health. It’s about fighting for an earth that we would be proud to leave for our children.
SCIENTISTS TURN ‘TRASH TO TREASURE’ BY MAKING ULTRA-STRONG GRAPHENE FROM COAL, PLASTIC AND FOOD WASTE
Scientists have found a way of “turning trash to treasure” in less than a second thanks to a process that transforms carbon-based materials into graphene.
China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products, according to the state planner, as it seeks to tackle one of the country’s biggest environmental problems.
The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals” is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, said a report on Wednesday by an environmental watchdog group.
Ocean pollution mostly occurs when the harmful substance like agricultural waste, municipal waste, industrial waste, Noise, and residential waste mix up with the oceans
Shockingly, 15 million people in the developing world today survive by salvaging waste. Many of them are children.
Perhaps the greatest issue facing the waste management industry is that there is simply so much waste to handle. Worldwide, solid waste generation is projected to increase by 70 percent between 2010 and 2025. As the volume of waste grows, so does the difficulty of finding a place to put it all without polluting.
The Misiones cryptocurrency is a new blockchain-based project that aims to encourage recycling by introducing cryptocurrency incentives in Argentina The Misiones cryptocurrency in Argentina, called JellyCoin, is a new blockchain-based token backed by the local government and will be used to reward citizens who separate waste. The Argentine province of Misiones is planning to use […]