plastic pollution

Plastic waste being made into ecologically friendly houses in western Mexico

Let’s keep our forests intact to counter climate impacts and use recycled plastic for housing…. Plastic waste being made into ecologically friendly houses in western Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico, May 21 (EFE).- Plastic bottles, lids and bags are being converted into walls and roofs in ecologically friendly houses in accord with a project developed in the […]

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Plastic waste being made into ecologically friendly houses in western Mexico

Let’s keep our forests intact to counter climate impacts and use recycled plastic for housing…. Plastic waste being made into ecologically friendly houses in western Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico, May 21 (EFE).- Plastic bottles, lids and bags are being converted into walls and roofs in ecologically friendly houses in accord with a project developed in the

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Plastic Free July / Occupy Sonoma County

Plastic Free July / Occupy Sonoma County Please share this announcement with your mailing lists and friends. Download flyers from our website to post on bulletin boards. Thank you!​ Occupy Sonoma County is joining millions of people worldwide in Plastic Free July. Download our Plastic Challenge Action Picker here: http://occupysonomacounty.org/PlasticFreeJuly We urge everyone to join

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SAVE THE BAY: Join Save The Bay on June 25 at 4:30 p.m. for a virtual screening of The Story of Plastic.

Plastic is a grave threat to the health of our oceans, marine ecosystems, and Bay, but what can we do as individuals and communities to reduce plastic use? The Story of Plastic, a new documentary film by Deia Schlosberg, exposes the local and global environmental, climate, and health impacts of the plastic industry. Presented by

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Scientists create mutant enzyme that recycles plastic bottles in hours

“The team used the optimised enzyme to break down a tonne of waste plastic bottles, which were 90% degraded within 10 hours. The scientists then used the material to create new food-grade plastic bottles.” Scientists create mutant enzyme that recycles plastic bottles in hours Bacterial enzyme originally found in compost can be used to make

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Plastic waste being made into ecologically friendly houses in western Mexico

“He added that although “plastic wood” is made of plastics the material does not heat up quickly, and thus the walls of a plastic wood home help maintain a comfortable temperature inside, which avoids the excessive use of fans or air conditioning, thus saving on electricity costs and reducing the production of greenhouse gases. A

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