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Latest News on Plastic Pollution
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Jun 17, 2019
G20 Summit: Ministers agree on new framework to tackle plastic pollution in oceansMember nations are to promote a 'life-cycle approach' to prevent & reduce dumping of plastic in oceans.
Jun 16, 2019
G20 nations agree on deal to reduce marine plastic pollution, but details of implementation unclear for nowThe deal would be 'the first step' to tackling plastic waste, Hiroaki Odachi of Greenpeace Japan said in a statement.
Jun 13, 2019
Human beings are consuming a credit card worth of plastic in a week: new studyThe average person could be consuming 1,769 particles of plastic every week from water alone.
Jun 07, 2019
Jet fuel and diesel can now be made from plastic bags, water bottles & daily wasteScientists believe that farmers can use this technique to make diesel, to fuel their tractors, on their farms.
Jun 06, 2019
People eat and breath roughly 320 particles of microplastic a day: New analysisAn additional 90,000 particles could be ingested each year if an individual only drank bottled water.
Jun 05, 2019
Assam school provides free education for 110 children in exchange for plastic wasteThey use the plastic to make eco-bricks that are used for the construction of new school building, toilets, etc.
Jun 02, 2019
In Bhutan, widespread plastic use further threatens vulnerable black-necked cranesExperts' discovery of plastic in the faeces of the black-necked cranes has raised new concerns around the health, safety and long-term survival of the endangered species
May 30, 2019
Plastic dumping in the East drops sharply as Asian countries ship waste back to exportersMalaysia & the Philippines are threatening to ship 60 containers each back to exporting countries.
May 22, 2019
Sperm whale found dead ashore with stomach full of plastic waste in ItalySperm whales usually have a lifespan of about 70-80 years but the dead whale was only six years old
May 22, 2019
Not all plastic is toxic: Bioplastics are made from wood, biodegradable materialDemand is set to rise, and emissions from producing plastic might reach 15% of global emissions by 2050.