“Plastic waste entering oceans expected to triple in 20 years”
According to this article by The Guardian, plastic waste entering the oceans is expected to triple in 20 years – this isn’t acceptable.
We can do so much to prevent this plastic waste, for example using 100% recyclable aluminium products instead of plastic.
You can learn more here.
“EU outlines £800 a tonne plastics tax.”
Interesting article here from Lets Recycle, outlining the EU’s plans to introduce an 80 cents levy per KG for products “with a mechanism to avoid excessively regressive impact on national contributions”.
What do you think of the scheme?
“Advancements in technology could be the key to saving our planet from plastic waste.“
“Satellite images can now be used to detect small patches of plastic litter floating in coastal water, thanks to the unique way they reflect light.”
You can learn more about how lead author, Lauren Biermann, believes this could be a solution to detecting plastic in our oceans and coastlines at this link: