Most plastic pollution at sea starts out on land as litter on beaches, streets and sidewalks. This pollution can often be prevented from entering our ocean. Here are some simple individual actions which you can take to solve this global issue.
Every year 5,6 trillion cigarettes are smoked, of which 4,5 trillion end up in the environment. Almost all filters are made out of cellulose acetate – a form of plastic which takes up to twelve years to degrade. These filters not only harm the environment but can also INCREASE the risk of lung cancer.
On Wednesday, October 24, the European Parliament decided to follow through with the ban of single use plastics with 571 to 53 votes. This new law should be implemented from 2021 on. Together we will try to have a look at the nature of the proposal and the way it needs to become a true victory for all of mother earth.
The amount of people taking care of our environment is strongly increasing. In this article, we would like to show you positive examples of sustainable behavior in the fashion world and how this helps our earth to change.
The Western Pacific nation of Palau is now the first country to ban multiple kinds of sunscreen to protect its coral reefs from chemicals that are ingredients in most of the best-selling sunscreens.
Every woman in average uses 13,000 pads and tampons during her fertile life. Being these products some of the most polluting wastes, alternatives that are more environmentally friendly should be looked. There are some, but the best option for the planet is definitely the menstrual cup. That not only is reusable and lasts for years which means women can save a lot of money, but offers a better experience to them. It's time that women don't see themselves limited by their period, but freer.
The scope of micro plastic pollution becomes increasingly clear through recent studies. But what is micro plastic, where does it come from and is it dangerous for humans?