We Created A Monster: 5 Alarming Facts About Plastic Pollution In Vietnam

An article by Hiezle Bual published on Vietcetera Did you know that an average Vietnamese person produces 37 kilograms of plastic waste per year? If you can’t visualize that, go see the Plastic Beast. Just last week, our social media platforms were flooded with photos and reels of trees and plants, oceans…

03/05/2022

Microplastics found in human blood for first time

Exclusive: The discovery shows the particles can travel around the body and may lodge in organs Microplastics cause damage to human cells in the laboratory. Photograph: David Kelly/Photograph David Kelly Microplastic pollution has been detected in human blood for the first time, with scientists finding the tiny particles in almost…

23/03/2022

Could a behavioural change campaign save energy and cut Russian gas imports?

A call for collective action could help UK pivot away from dependence on Russian fossil fuels There is a second world war poster showing a red-faced couple looking angrily at their daughter as she adds more fuel to their fire. The caption reads: “Save fuel to make munitions for battle.” It was…

23/03/2022

Air pollution linked to higher risk of autoimmune diseases

Illnesses including rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s more likely after long-term exposure to particulates, study finds Long-term exposure to air pollution can increase the risk of autoimmune disease, research has found. Exposure to particulates has already been linked to strokes, brain cancer, miscarriage and mental health problems. A global review, published in 2019, concluded that almost every…

15/03/2022

Walmart tests ways to ditch single-use plastics, as climate advocates urge the retailer to go faster

Walmart is trying to reduce its reliance on single-use plastic bags. It has a piolot program through its subscription grocery service, InHome. Kellyann Petry   When Walmart rolled out a new grocery delivery service, it tested a bold premise: customers letting a stranger walk into their homes to deliver milk, eggs and…

15/02/2022

The sustainable finance blueprint: financing the transition

Transition to a more sustainable future needs financing solutions that support both climate and society-linked goals. For investors, tools that enable them to assess companies on their sustainability credentials are crucial to their decision-making. And for companies, getting access to the right sustainable finance solutions helps them to meet their…

30/11/2021

Microplastics – Tiny objects cause huge consequences

Microplastics are present in the air – according to the EcoLab research institute in France Washing 6 kg of clothes of all kinds will release 728,000 microplastic fibers – According to COMPOSE Microplastics, if broken, can cause neurological diseases and respiratory diseases – According to research published in the scientific…

21/11/2021

THE BIRTH OF PLASTIC – FROM “NEW INVENTION” TO GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE

Plastic used to be: ▪️ Considered as a solution to protect the environment. ▪️ Big step up by a $10,000 prize. CAMPAIGN INFORMATION HomoPlastic is a campaign implemented by CHANGE in collaboration with the French Embassy, part of the COMPOSE project. The goal of the project is to build a…

16/11/2021

France to ban the sale of vegetables and fruits in plastic packaging from 2022

France will ban plastic packaging for nearly all fruit and vegetable products from January 1, 2022, aiming to reduce waste, the French Environment Ministry said on October 11, 2020. plastic waste. Specifically, the French government has announced a list of about 30 fruits and vegetables that will be sold without…

12/10/2021

Spain to ban the sale of vegetables and fruits in plastic packaging by 2023.

The Spanish government will issue a royal decree banning the sale of fruit and vegetables in plastic packaging at retail businesses and supermarkets in the territory by 2023, aiming to reduce pollution. garbage and environmental protection. According to Spanish press sources, the new decree developed by the Ministry of Ecological …

25/09/2021