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The Growing Concern Around Microplastics

The Growing Concern Around Microplastics

All types of sea creatures are ingesting microplastics, and as they move up the food chain, these plastics will inevitably end up in the human gut.

The Plastic Tide

The Plastic Tide

If nothing is done, it is estimated that plastic waste will rise to 80 million metric tonnes a year by 2025.

The Opportunities in Tackling Food Waste

The Opportunities in Tackling Food Waste

In 2018, there was an influx of money going to companies that prevent food from going to waste. The types of companies attracting this investment vary significantly, but all have one thing in common: their products or services prevent food from going to waste.

What Can You Do About Plastic Waste?

What Can You Do About Plastic Waste?

Unless we tackle the source of this plastic ’smog’, it is predicted that by 2050, there will be more plastic than fish by weight in our oceans.

Food Waste Along Supply Chain: Who Bears Most Responsibility?

Food Waste Along Supply Chain: Who Bears Most Responsibility?

To some extent, each link in the chain depends on best practices at the previous link, to ensure that as much shelf life is passed on as possible.

Food Waste Could Rise to More Than 2.1 Billion Tonnes Annually by 2030

Food Waste Could Rise to More Than 2.1 Billion Tonnes Annually by 2030

According to UNWFP, one-third of the world's food goes uneaten every year, amounting to more than 1.3 billion tonnes of food valued at more than $1 trillion.

Why Plastic A Serious and Complicated Problem

Why Plastic A Serious and Complicated Problem

Recycling polyolefins is also not as straightforward as one would like owing to collection and cleaning issues.

Renewable Energy is Our Only Way Forward Against Climate Change

Renewable Energy is Our Only Way Forward Against Climate Change

To limit warming to 1.5°C, not only should no new fossil-fuel-using infrastructure be built ever again, some existing power plants need to shut down early—and yet today many new power plants are under construction or planned.

Plastic Waste: Direct and Deadly Effect on Wildlife

Plastic Waste: Direct and Deadly Effect on Wildlife

Billions of pounds of plastic can be found in swirling convergences that make up about 40 percent of the world's ocean surfaces. At current rates plastic is expected to outweigh all the fish in the sea by 2050.

Plastic: It Pollutes Everything

Plastic: It Pollutes Everything

There is too much plastic in the system. Half of all plastic ever produced was made in the last 13 years.