Single-Use Plastic

Buzzwords Single-use plastic = Plastic used only once before thrown away or recycled Elsewhere on the Web https://wedocs.unep.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.11822/25496/singleUsePlastic_sustainability.pdf Headlines Marriott bans single-use shampoo, bath gel bottles http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/396416-american-airlines-to-stop-using-plastic-straws Petition Ban single-use plastics in worldwide air travel by 2020 – Change.org Planeta.com Plastic Plastic Bags World Environment Day 2018

Plastic Links

WED 2018 Poster Links related to plastic presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/when-trying-to-save-the-world-also-trashes-it https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p06rnmpp/turning-plastic-pollution-into-fantastical-dreamscapes contact-lenses-pollution more-recycling-wont-solve-plastic-pollution http://www.dw.com/en/facing-public-pressure-companies-are-ditching-plastic/a-42293381 https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/07/plastic-age/533955 http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/12/10/plastic-bottle-homes http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/one-step-closer-to-turning-plastics-fuel-180959568 billions-of-pieces-of-plastic-on-coral-reefs-send-disease-soaring-research-reveals Takeaway coffee cups are not as recyclable as they seem and they’re piling up in landfill How Big Water is trying to stop the National Park Service from cleaning up plastic bottles that …

Plastic

Roofdog: Paper or plastic? Plastic = a synthetic material made from a wide range of organic polymers such as polyethylene, PVC, nylon, etc., that can be molded into shape while soft and then set into a rigid or slightly elastic form Recommended Listening The history of plastic – The story of plastic is the story of …

World Environment Day 2018

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. 2018’s theme of blocking plastic pollution resonates across the globe. Motto: If you cannot reuse it, refuse it. “Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment 2018, urges governments, industry, communities, and …

Plastic Bags

Buzzwords Plastic Bag = Container made of thin, flexible, plastic film, nonwoven fabric, or plastic textile Recommended Listening Alternatives to plastic bags – Life Matters Headlines All the places plastic bags are banned around the world – Qz.com Kroger to stop using plastic bags by 2025 – The Hill Wikipedia Plastic_bag YouTube Planeta.com Plastic Single-Use …

Sustainable Travel Summit #ITMSummit17

For the first time, Immersion Travel Magazine hosts a free, online event for people who love to travel and want to make a difference. Introducing the Sustainable Travel Summit —www.sustainabletravelsummit.com — a four day, online event taking place June 1st through the 4th, 2017. Hashtag: #ITMSummit17; Twitter: https://twitter.com/ImmersionTravel Today – June 1 – Join us for a video …