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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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 2018 | via Hubcap Creatures | Read more

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

10. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 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. October 2018 | via The Plastic Garbage Project | Read more
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These slides provide a global overview of plastics production, waste, and pollution of our oceans. They are designed to provide a summary of the plastics challenge and what this tells us about how to address it.

02. October 2018 | via Ourworldindata.org | Read more

These slides provide a global overview of plastics production, waste, and pollution of our oceans. They are designed to provide a summary of the plastics challenge and what this tells us about how to address it.

02. October 2018 | via Ourworldindata.org | Read more
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Narrated by Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, this "mockumentary" video, hammers home the stark reality of California's plastic bag pollution situation.

13. September 2018 | via Heal The Bay | Read more

Narrated by Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, this "mockumentary" video, hammers home the stark reality of California's plastic bag pollution situation.

13. September 2018 | via Heal The Bay | Read more