Discarded fishing nets, also known as ghost gear, are the unspoken killer of marine life that we have no intention of stopping. Yes, plastic waste is a problem, but the largest contributor to plastic garbage patches, also known as garbage vortexes because they just suck in plastic from ocean currents. In a case of what… Continue reading Plastic Waste? Nah, Fishing Nets Are Killing Our Oceans
Apparently, reusable plastic bags are actually making the plastic crisis worse as supermarkets are dishing out more plastic and not less. What’s happened is that supermarkets have started to hand out more bags for life, which are thicker, using more plastic to produce. They’re meant to be used repeatedly before being replaced, but the reality… Continue reading Reusable Plastic Bags Are Making The Plastic Crisis Worse
Exporting plastic waste to third world countries is simply outsourcing our guilt about a problem we need to solve ourselves.