Ocean pollution mostly occurs when the harmful substance like agricultural waste, municipal waste, industrial waste, Noise, and residential waste mix up with the oceans
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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.
A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nations
What happens to your plastic after you drop it in a recycling bin? According to promotional materials from America’s plastics industry, it is whisked off to a factory where it is seamlessly transformed into something new. This is not the experience of Nguyễn Thị Hồng Thắm, a 60-year-old Vietnamese mother of seven, living amid piles […]
You might be surprised to know that all of you have acquired dual citizenship – sort of. You see, recently a new country with a new government was created in which You and I are citizens. It just so happens this new country is coextensive with the one in which I always thought I resided, […]
The fantasy that the plastic we trustingly put in the recycle bin actually gets recycled and re-used again is just that, a fantasy. Discarded plastic containers that won’t be[+]CREDIT: LAURA FAYE TENENBAUM Most likely, when you toss your plastic trash into a recycle bin you believe you’re doing the right thing. You think your plastic […]
Food waste isn’t only what consumers scrape off their plate or leave to rot in their refrigerator. It begins on the farm and can be driven by a whole host of factors beyond the grower’s control
“Real solutions must change systems and power structures.” Welcome To The Resistance… You will start receiving NationofChange to your inbox shortly. Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and PepsiCo are the world’s top polluters, says a new report from environmental coalition Break Free From Plastic. Thousands of volunteers from all over the world took part in a massive global […]
In 2019, 11,732 pieces of Coke-branded plastic waste was identified from 37 countries. Last year, the beverages brand accounted for 9,216 pieces of plastic waste from 40 countries
Blockchain allows you to track the provenance of products, consumer product and retail organizations can build confidence in their brands by giving consumers sight of the provenance of a product they’re about to buy. Consumers have a considerable appetite for brands with sustainable credentials. In fact, it’s a multi-billion-dollar appetite. A study by Nielsen […]