Global sustainability goals and plastic soup
In September 2015, the United Nations determined the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This agenda comprises the seventeen well-known Sustainable […]
Babies drink millions of microplastics per liter of bottle feeding. Irish researchers sound the alarm. They advocate more research into potentially harmful effects and better instructions for parents
The European rules on plastic recycling are being tightened up. At present, a great deal is still wrongly included, such as plastic that is exported outside the EU and is not recycled but dumped there. The new starting points show that recycling targets will not be met. The Netherlands, too, uses recycling figures that are far too promising.
This week is EnvironMenstrual Week, a week in which more than twenty European organisations draw attention to the negative effects of disposable menstrual products on the environment and our health.
Because of the oil crisis, Shell has announced a significant restructuring, but investments in plastic production remain out of the question. However, the attention paid to the plastic soup and measures taken by governments to limit the use of plastic will be detrimental to the group, says a Carbon Check report