Olivia Rosane – China, the world’s No. 1 producer of plastic pollution, announced major plans Sunday to cut back on the sale and production of single-use plastics.
Dr. Mercola – Based on an average human life span of 79 years, the average person will consume the same weight as two full-sized plastic recycling bins.
Elias Marat – In a historical first, a giant floating machine designed to clean up plastic from the ocean is collecting trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
John Vibes – According to a new study published on Tuesday in Frontiers in Marine Science, manta rays and whale sharks in Indonesia are consuming between 63 and 137 pieces of plastic pollution per hour.
Jordan Davidson – Fionn Ferreira, an 18 year-old Irish wunderkind, who won the grand prize at the 2019 Google Science Fair for creating a method to remove microplastics from the ocean.
John Vibes – The Coca-Cola corporation recently announced that they were able to make a few plastic bottles out of trash that was pulled from the ocean.
Dr. Mercola – For the second year in a row, The Coca-Cola Co. was found to be the most polluting brand in a global audit of plastic trash.
Jordan Davidson – An enormous floating device designed by Dutch scientists for the non-profit Ocean Cleanup successfully captured and removed plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
John Vibes – A vast amount of the produce that can be found at Trader Joe’s is needlessly covered in plastic, but that is about to change.
Jordan Davidson – Ireland is ready to say goodbye to plastic cutlery, plastic balloon sticks and grocery items wrapped in plastic.
Elias Marat – Sustainable plastics are needed more than ever.
Olivia Rosane – Are biodegradable consumer products a sham?
Elias Marat – Whether we like it or not, our society has become completely reliant on plastic.
Anna Hunt – One would expect very little plastic, if any, on an uninhabited island.
Vic Bishop – Once you’re high, simply throw the plastic cup in the trash and buy more.
Case Adams – A recent study finds drinking from containers lined with BPA can immediately raise ones blood pressure. Did you notice the word ‘immediately’?
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