All in plastic

This weeks shocking news reminded us how deep we are all in plastic.  Alongside with the usual plastic present in peoples everyday life, plastic occurs to be in places you’ll never think of. A plastic bag was found at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, where scientists were looking for representatives of animal world, not human’s.  This reminds us that plastic pollution problem becomes rampant. How all the planet came to this environmental catastrophe and how to deal with it?!

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Biodegradable plastic bags are not so bio as they should

A new study of the University of Plymouth states that biodegradable plastic bags are still capable to carry full loads of shopping after being exposed in the natural environment for three years.

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Europe’s non-plastic path

More than fifty years ago Neil Armstrong made fundamental and outstanding discovery and resumed it it one famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”. The similar responds to european endevour on the path to clean and green future. Step by step Europe approaches itself to more nature and organic living.

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The EU bans plastics

Today the EU signed off on a plan that will prohibit single-use plastics throughout participating countries by the year 2021. The law targets specific plastics while forcing companies to pay for any pollution their products may cause.

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New Scotland factory to turn plastic ocean wastes to roads

A factory that turns waste plastic into material for laying and resurfacing roads is officially opening a factory in southern Scotland, in Lockerbie.

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40 kg of plastic was found in whale stomach

On the coast of Philippines people found a dead whale with 40kg of plastic bags inside its stomach.

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Plastic can be a fuel for cars in future

Scientists from Swansea University have figured out a way to convert any kind of plastic waste into hydrogen fuel that could one day power cars.

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