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Collins Dictionary has announced its choice for 2018 Word of the Year — single-use.

01. Dezember 2018 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more

Collins Dictionary has announced its choice for 2018 Word of the Year — single-use.

01. Dezember 2018 | via Inhabitat.com | Read more
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Environmental activists are returning their Walkers potato chip bags through the mail as part of a campaign to push the snack giant to make its packaging plastic-free.

30. November 2018 | via CNN.com | Read more

Environmental activists are returning their Walkers potato chip bags through the mail as part of a campaign to push the snack giant to make its packaging plastic-free.

30. November 2018 | via CNN.com | Read more
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Dutch artist Suzanne Jongmans creates photographs that echo the old masters, but with a modern twist.

22. November 2018 | via Theguardian.com | Read more

Dutch artist Suzanne Jongmans creates photographs that echo the old masters, but with a modern twist.

22. November 2018 | via Theguardian.com | Read more
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Nearly every plastic that has ever been synthesized still exists in some artificial form. While UV light and wave action fragment plastic pollution, those particles retain the chemical properties of plastic and are toxic to wildlife. Because plastic doesn’t biodegrade, marine plastics will persist in the ecosystem for thousands of years.

03. November 2018 | via Howtoconserve.org | Read more

Nearly every plastic that has ever been synthesized still exists in some artificial form. While UV light and wave action fragment plastic pollution, those particles retain the chemical properties of plastic and are toxic to wildlife. Because plastic doesn’t biodegrade, marine plastics will persist in the ecosystem for thousands of years.

03. November 2018 | via Howtoconserve.org | Read more
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For those who find traditional gyms a bit too stifling but still want to get into shape, a new trend that adds an interesting twist to exercise might be the thing for you: Plogging.

02. November 2018 | via Global Times | Read more

For those who find traditional gyms a bit too stifling but still want to get into shape, a new trend that adds an interesting twist to exercise might be the thing for you: Plogging.

02. November 2018 | via Global Times | Read more
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The European Union produces more than 2.5 billion tonnes of waste every year. It is currently updating its legislation on waste management to promote a shift to a more sustainable model known as the circular economy.

20. Oktober 2018 | via European Parliament | Read more

The European Union produces more than 2.5 billion tonnes of waste every year. It is currently updating its legislation on waste management to promote a shift to a more sustainable model known as the circular economy.

20. Oktober 2018 | via European Parliament | Read more
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Car tyres are a major global waste problem. Collectively we drive 1.5 billion tyres to the end of their useful lives every year. Blake McFarland primarily uses recycled rubber tires to create amazing life-like human/animal sculptures.

17. Oktober 2018 | via Blakemcfarland.com | Read more

Car tyres are a major global waste problem. Collectively we drive 1.5 billion tyres to the end of their useful lives every year. Blake McFarland primarily uses recycled rubber tires to create amazing life-like human/animal sculptures.

17. Oktober 2018 | via Blakemcfarland.com | Read more
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British artist Ptolemy Elrington turns old hubcaps into animal-like sculptures called 'Hubcap Creatures'.

10. Oktober 2018 | via Hubcap Creatures | Read more

British artist Ptolemy Elrington turns old hubcaps into animal-like sculptures called 'Hubcap Creatures'.

10. Oktober 2018 | via Hubcap Creatures | Read more
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The original recycling symbol was designed by Gary Anderson in a logo design contest held by Bill Loyd, the graphic designer at Container Corporation of America in 1970.

07. Oktober 2018 | Read more

The original recycling symbol was designed by Gary Anderson in a logo design contest held by Bill Loyd, the graphic designer at Container Corporation of America in 1970.

07. Oktober 2018 | Read more
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The Plastic Garbage Project is a traveling exhibition which spotlights the impact and effects of our ruthless way of consume on our environment. Take a tour and get a bigger picture!

04. Oktober 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more

The Plastic Garbage Project is a traveling exhibition which spotlights the impact and effects of our ruthless way of consume on our environment. Take a tour and get a bigger picture!

04. Oktober 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more