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Topic: Plastic

Related Articles (6)

Radioactive waste, baby bottles and Spam: the deep ocean has become a dumping ground

  2024-03-12 in The Guardian

The long read: The ocean’s depths are not some remote alien realm, but are in fact intimately entangled with every other part of the planet. We should treat them that way

  Tagged under: Plastic | Nuclear Power | Pollution | Oceans

These are the top 5 most sustainable drink containers ranked

  2024-03-11 (or before) in

Ever wondered how different drink containers fare in terms of sustainability? These results suggest that reusing and reducing waste is still the best way to protect the environment.

  Tagged under: Aluminium | Plastic | Recycling | Sustainability

'This Is Terrible': Eco Emergency in Spain as Plastic Pellets Invade Coast

  2024-01-10 in Common Dreams

The countless beads of plastic, which experts fear are toxic and harmful to marine life and people, are believed to have spilled from a cargo ship.

  Tagged under: Marine Life | Pollution | Plastic | Spain

Glass or plastic: which is better for the environment?

  2023-04-28 in BBC

For centuries we have used glass to store food, beverages, chemicals and cosmetics. But is it time to find a more sustainable alternative?

  Tagged under: Plastic | Recycling

Scientists find bug that feasts on toxic plastic

  2020-03-27 in The Guardian

Bacterium is able to break down polyurethane, which is widely used but rarely recycled

  Tagged under: Plastic

Australian scientists may have discovered a solution to our plastic problem

  2019-11-19 in ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Local scientists develop a system they say can turn all plastic back into oil, but the first commercial recycling plant using the technology will not be built in Australia.

  Tagged under: Australia | Plastic

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