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EU to Ban Single Use Plastic

Coming Soon: A Pan-Europe Ban On Single-Use Plastic

Coming Soon: A Pan-Europe Ban On Single Use Plastic Image source: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/plastic_waste.htm The word is out. One of the top-tier officials of the European Union has let out that legislation to curb the increasing amount of plastic waste in Europe is on its way. This wonderful news of a wide-scale ban on single-use plastic comes from none other than European Commission’s first vice president, Frans Timmermans. We must be thankful to Michael Gove, Britain’s environment minister, who in his attempt to...

plastic pollution affecting seals

Massive Microplastic Contamination Detected In Seals & Deep-Sea Fishes

Massive Microplastic Contamination Detected In Seals & Deep-Sea Fishes Plastic has infiltrated into the very depths of the ocean. 75% of the mesopelagic fish in the North Atlantic, a popular food item for the oceans primary predators, have tested positive for microplastic fibres in their system. The researchers further confirmed the presence of microplastic in the scat of grey seals and also in the Atlantic mackerel, eaten by the seals. These shocking facts come to light as another team of scientists, have,...

Single-Use Plastic

How To Slow Down The Single-Use ‘Plastic’ Rampage

How To Slow Down The Single-Use ‘Plastic’ Rampage It was the shocking condition of trash, mostly plastic, that had first pushed me into starting Clean The Beach Boot Camp program. Although it was a healthy body that was on my mind, it was pretty clear from the sight of things that without a healthy environment, health was just fancy talk. In only four years of starting CBBC, we managed to clear off more than 1.12 million pounds of trash...

Taiwan Bans Single Use Plastic

Taiwan Takes The Fight Against Plastic To The Next Level

Taiwan Bans Single Use Plastic Taiwan Takes The Fight Against Plastic To The Next Level Declares Ban On Plastic Straws, Bags & Utensils. Further, To Phase Out All Single-Use Plastic By 2030. Routine shopping activities and the regular visit to the convenient store is about to have a massive change in scenario. News from the Hong Kong Free Press reveals that Taiwan is all set to ban single-use plastic items such as straws, cups, bags etc. Once implemented,...

Malibu Forbids Bans Single Use Plastic

Malibu Forbids Restaurants From Handing Out Single Use Plastic

Malibu Forbids Bans Single Use Plastic The move comes as an effort to protect the beaches in Malibu from the ongoing onslaught of plastic contamination. Sheila Morovati and her family, residents of Malibu, is used to visiting and enjoying the beach, now and then. During their visits, Mrs Morovati and her husband along with their two children, also make it a point to collect a minimum of ten pieces of trash each. Not surprisingly, most of the garbage is plastic – bottles,...

64lbs Of Plastic found In The Belly Of A Sperm Whale

64lbs Of Plastic found, In The Belly Of A Sperm Whale

64Lbs Of Plastic Found In The Belly Of A Sperm Whale The body of a massive 10-meter-long sperm whale was found recently in Spain, on its southern coast. The shocking part came, when upon examination, plastic, weighing almost 29 kilos, was found in its stomach. Experts from the El Valle Wildlife Recovery Centre, during the autopsy of this male whale, found items such as plastic bags, numerous shards of nets and ropes, Cans etc. The experts all came to the same...

Bangkok Caters To The Needy

No One Goes Hungry In Bangkok: City Launches Community Fridge To Cater To The Needy.

Bangkok Caters To The Needy. City Launches Community Fridge To Cater To The Needy. The city famous for its street food and dining out, Bangkok, has gone up a notch in the game by fixing a flaw in its system and solving a social problem at the same time. Although the city is flooded with delicious looking food everywhere, a good part of it never gets consumed. When the days business is over, most of the leftover food goes straight...

Wake Up Before The Coffee Runs Out

It’s Time To Wake Up, Before The Coffee Runs Out.

Need Your Daily Shot Of Espresso? It’s Time To Wake Up, Before The Coffee Runs Out. Wake Up Before The Coffee Runs Out! The senior strategic adviser at the Center for Environmental Leadership, an initiative by Conservation International, Bambi Semroc is going all out with the Sustainable Coffee Challenge. The challenge is to have an industry-wide effort to turn coffee into the first agricultural product in the world that is entirely sustainable. According to Ms. Semroc, the amount of...

Milkmen Are Back In London

Milkmen Are Back In London By Popular ‘Eco-Conscious’ Demand!

Milkmen Are Back In London By Popular ‘Eco-Conscious’ Demand! Get Ready For Some Nostalgia Leave it the young to correct the mistakes of the old. That seems to be the current trend in London if one is to go by the increasing demand among the younger generation, for milk delivered in glass bottles. Dairies across the capital are gearing up for this old school demand that comes as a reaction to the growing concern regarding plastic pollution. Both Milk&More, with a...

Still Using Plastic? Here’s 6 Solid Reasons Not To.

Still Using Plastic? Here's 6 Solid Reasons Not To. The prophetic apocalypse will come riding on a wave of plastic unless we take action now! Dumping Single Use Plastic The breakthrough invention of mankind; that which was cheap to manufacture, had extreme durability, strength and could be molded into any shape we desired – Plastic! This miraculous invention which turned the course of the industrial age, what could go wrong? Indeed it was the very properties that made plastic fabulous, that also...