The first of a fleet intended to clean the ocean of plastic garbage takes to the seas.
Swiss shoppers dump plastic wrapping at supermarkets to protest excessive plastic packaging. Plastic Attacks, which began at Tesco in Keynsham near Bristol, UK, have occurred in Sion, Pully, Zurich, Bern and elsewhere…
Scientists have created an enzyme to degrade plastic (PET). Perhaps a hope to recycle some of the millions of tons of plastic produced annually?
Almost 5 billion metric tons of plastic has been dumped into the oceans of the world since we started to produce and use the stuff – that sounds bad. But if plastic’s not the worst pollutant, then what is?
Plastic, plastic everywhere … Soooo much plastic !
We’ve made ~8.3 billion tons of the stuff – how much is that really?