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How to Participate in Plastic Free July

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How to Participate in Plastic Free July

Plastic-Free July is a global movement to help educate people on the horrible impact plastic has on our world and to encourage people to refuse single-use plastics and other unnecessary plastics by making simple swaps.

For example, ditching their plastic toothbrush for a fully compostable bamboo and boar hair toothbrush.

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Plastic Waste Pollution Will Triple By 2060

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Plastic Waste Pollution Will Triple By 2060

Despite plastic bag bans and other "efforts" the amount of plastic waste produced globally is set to almost triple by 2060!  Where will it all go? About half goes to the usual spot i.e. in landfills and a paltry 1/5 of it will be recycled, according to a new OECD report. People it is time for radical change and radical innovation too. It is fantastic to hear about plastic eating microbes, enzymes and even worms, but those solutions are a drop in the plastic pollution bucket and perhaps decades away at best. We need to reduce our plastic footprint now. Gaia...

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Mircroplastics Cause Human Cell Death

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Mircroplastics Cause Human Cell Death

Your suspicions and concerns about possible harm to humans caused by microplastics may just have been proven correct.

A recent paper entitled, "A rapid review and meta-regression analyses of the toxicological impacts of microplastic exposure in human cells" looked at 17 previous studies on the toxicological impacts of microplastics on human cell lines.

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The 8 R's of the Environment + 3 More

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The 8 R's of the Environment + 3 More

Growing up you likely learnt the 3 R's of the environment. Reduce, reuse and recycle were great starting points, but that lists has grown to 8 R's (feel free to add more in the comments) 

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Wishcycling and the Problem With Plastic Recycling

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Wishcycling and the Problem With Plastic Recycling

What is wishcycling? 

“Wishcycling" the act of putting something in your recycling bin in the hope that someone, somewhere will figure out what to do with it along the way.

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