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The Microplastic Pollution: Causes Effects and Can You Stop It?

The Microplastic Pollution: Causes Effects and Can You Stop It?

  here is a myriad of studies showing that we live on a plastic planet and this affects everything from natural habitats to human health. While we are (or should be) aware that plastic pollution destroys entire environments, microplastic pollution is a less known phenomenon to the larger public. Many organizations, however, are taking important […]

The Tameside riverbed with the worst plastic pollution in the WORLD

The Tameside riverbed with the worst plastic pollution in the WORLD

One section of the River Tame was found to have 517,000 plastic particles per square metre of sediment – double the previous record for any waterway or ocean in the world A riverbed in Denton has the world’s highest recorded level of plastic pollution. High levels were also found across Greater Manchester – in the […]

Microplastic pollution revealed ‘absolutely everywhere’ by new research

Microplastic pollution revealed ‘absolutely everywhere’ by new research

Contamination found across UK lakes and rivers, in US groundwater, along the Yangtze river and Spanish coast, and harbouring dangerous bacteria in Singapore Microplastic pollution spans the world, according to new studies showing contamination in the UK’s lake and rivers, in groundwater in the US and along the Yangtze river in China and the coast […]

How plastic pollution ends up in the oceans

How plastic pollution ends up in the oceans

by Rodexo June 25, 2019 Plastic can take centuries to break down, and instead of quietly disappearing beneath the waves, it has a way of coming back to haunt us. Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes were among more than 400 million pieces of plastic recently found washed up on a remote group of […]

 
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