Unlike global warming aka climate change there is no controversy. Plastic pollution is real. The truth is nothing speaks louder than real actions and solutions. Unfortunately, the Earth Day organization is not a place to look.
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Let me state for the record, that with few exceptions, I do not like governmental bans or restrictions on personal behavior. […] There are, however, exigent circumstances when the harm being done is so massive that intervention in the form of bans is necessary. So it is with the worldwide pollution caused by the indiscriminate use of plastics for convenience rather than necessity.
Say No to Plastics is devoted to finding ways of addressing the rampant and indiscriminate use of plastic in our environment. We are literally chocking on the stuff. It is insanity that we continue to produce single use, throw away plastic products that are entering into the food chain. We are polluting our oceans and […]
Scientists are now calling for a similar approach to fighting plastic debris and pollution as has been used in the past to fight fluorocarbons and refrigerants worldwide. In particular, they want to classify PVC, polystyrene, polyurethane and polycarbonate as the most hazardous/toxic plastics.
Considering the damage to the environment and the health hazards posed by plastic debris and plastic pollution, many believe this is about time.
One of the most precious resources we have on planet earth is water … clean drinkable water. Seventy-five percent (75%) of the world’s surface is covered in water, most of it is salt water which humans cannot drink. A mere 2.5% of the earth’s water is fresh water; drinkable if we don’t pollute it with […]
Wondering what the connection between Oprah’s weight gain, using less plastic in your life, and those pesky New Year’s resolutions could possibly be? First, for those who are new to this site . . . a brief introduction. Our world is drowning in unnecessary plastic usage. It is an immense ecological disaster that few people […]