Posts by tag: plastic pollution

Eco Friendly January 3, 2020 posted by

Plastic Waste Is A Huge Problem – even with all the press, it continues to be a huge mess

It’s 2020 and we need to be really honest about something: Plastic is a huge problem. Everyone knows that the material harmful to the environment that it often finds itself in but how big of a problem is something that we’re shielded from. Plastic pollution is a massive issue that will take decades to clean up and the only way to cut down on it is to stop using it.

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Plastic Waste Is A Huge Problem – even with all the press, it continues to be a huge mess
Eco Friendly December 13, 2019 posted by

Ocean Cleanup Works – now on to the next steps

Good news! The Ocean Cleanup’s device meant to clean up the ocean actually works! The first of the collected garbage has been successfully hauled back to shore after its successful test run. The company’s next steps are fortifying the device to handle the real deal garbage patch and figure out what to do with all that trash, both of which are harder than they seem.

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Eco Friendly October 1, 2019 posted by

Plastic is Finding Its Way Everywhere – bottles washed up on remote island in the Atlantic

If you’ve been reading us for a any length of time then you’re aware of the plastic problem in the ocean. You’re also likely aware that the plastic that finds its way into the water can and does stick around for a long time. But it isn’t all old trash washing up on shore. Scientists have found fairly new waste on a remote island and that’s a sign that we need to do better.

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Plastic is Finding Its Way Everywhere – bottles washed up on remote island in the Atlantic