Plastic Waste? Nah, Fishing Nets Are Killing Our Oceans

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

Reusable Plastic Bags Are Making The Plastic Crisis Worse

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

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Exporting Our Plastic Waste Is Contributing To The Misery Of Developing Countries

The export of waste plastic to third world countries is simply outsourcing our guilt about a problem we need to solve.  The UK sent around 7,000 metric tons of plastic waste abroad in September 2020 according to The Last Beach Cleanup. Outsourcing our love of plastics, often single-use to countries that don’t always have effective waste… Continue reading Exporting Our Plastic Waste Is Contributing To The Misery Of Developing Countries