Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: plastics

Quebec Research Finds Plastic Bag Ban Would Increase Plastic Pollution

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A Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of various shopping bags, including five varieties of disposable or “single-use” bags and four varieties of “reusable” bags, found...

Commonwealth Countries Eye Blue Charter to Guide Ocean Protection

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A Commonwealth proposal to create a Blue Charter of principles for sustainable ocean development has been greeted with the enthusiastic support of governments, the...

10,000 Tonnes of Plastic Enters the Great Lakes Yearly

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Researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology have used computer models to estimate the volume of plastic and microplastics entering the Great Lakes each...

All-Female Sailing Expedition Surveys Microplastics in the Great Lakes Basin

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A light breeze from the southwest catches the sails of our Catalina 42 as we manoeuvre her bow into the wind under the direction...

Report Reveals Holes in Voluntary Pledges to Eliminate Microbeads by Personal...

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The integrity of the voluntary efforts made by personal care companies to phase out polluting microbeads is being held in question after the release...

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