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Plastic bags will soon be gone from major supermarkets and many other shops too. Campaigns to reduce plastic even more should focus on positive advice, rather than shaming shoppers for their plastic use. Reusable Shopping Bags, Reusable Tote Bags, Australian Stock Exchange, No Plastic, Plastic Bags, Cool Gear, Green Bag, Plastic Pollution, Liquor

Plastic bag ban: Supermarkets slash 600 million bags in waste

Woolworths has revealed that the plastic bag ban successfully reduced its plastic bag waste by 600 million bags in the first quarter alone.

The rules on recycling plastic bottle caps are different than they used to be. Here's how to recycle plastic bottles and caps effectively. Recycling Plant, Recycling Bins, Recycling Ideas, Plastic Bottle Caps, Recycle Plastic Bottles, Flatten Bottles, Recycling Facility, Ways To Recycle, Reuse

What can we do to go plastic free?

We know going plastic free is hard, so we’ve compiled some tips that you can use. Here’s a familiar pattern: You feel guilty about using plastic and for a

The rules on recycling plastic bottle caps are different than they used to be. Here's how to recycle plastic bottles and caps effectively. Recycling Plant, Recycling Bins, Recycling Ideas, Plastic Bottle Caps, Recycle Plastic Bottles, Flatten Bottles, Recycling Facility, Ways To Recycle, Reuse

What can we do to go plastic free?

We know going plastic free is hard, so we’ve compiled some tips that you can use. Here’s a familiar pattern: You feel guilty about using plastic and for a

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Nurdles in a bottle

Nurdles in a bottle

Almost 100 kilometres from Tasmania's coast, CSIRO researchers discovered birds eating a party balloon and playing with a plastic bottle. They also found a soft drink can metres under the sea. Trend Sport, Plastic Pollution, Bird Toys, Sea Birds, Plastic Bottles, Under The Sea, Drink Bottles, Soft Drink, Animal Science

Albatross with plastic soft drink bottle

'Heartbreaking' discovery of human trash 100km off Tasmanian coastline

Killer whale populations with high PCB pollutant levels could collapse, study finds - ABC News Fish Benefits, Plastic Pollution, Wipe Out, Killer Whales, Ocean, Study, Studio, Investigations, Orcas

Ocean pollutant could trigger 'complete collapse' of killer whale populations

Killer whales are accumulating such high levels of polychlorinated biphenyls in their bodies that whole populations could face collapse, according to a new study.

Biodegradable technology brings 'higher cotton yield at less cost to the environment' Plastic Pollution, Go Green, Biodegradable Products, Geography, Seeds, Environment, Bring It On, Technology, Film

Biodegradable film used for crops

Biodegradable technology brings 'higher cotton yield at less cost to the environment'

14.7k Followers, 25 Following, 46 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from We Need This (@weneedthisbyattn) Every Year, Plastic Pollution, We Need, Plastic Bottles, The Guardian, Photo And Video, Followers, Posts, Instagram

We Need This on Instagram: “These edible pods could replace the 480 billion plastic bottles we use every year. @oohowater”

1,339 Likes, 118 Comments - We Need This (@weneedthisbyattn) on Instagram: “These edible pods could replace the 480 billion plastic bottles we use every year. @oohowater”

Perth's first ocean rubbish bin is sucking plenty of plastic out of the sea Marine Debris, Types Of Plastics, Plastic Pollution, Organic Matter, Local Artists, Perth, Gossip, Ocean

Microplastics caught by the Seabin are being kept aside in a jar to get a better understanding of the types of debris commonly found in the marina.

Perth's first ocean rubbish bin is sucking plenty of plastic out of the sea

Dead whale found with 115 plastic cups and two thongs in its stomach - ABC News Plastic Waste, Plastic Cups, Plastic Pollution, Environmentalist, Whale, Thongs, Countries, Drinking, Flip Flops

Plastic removed from dead whale's stomach

Dead whale found with 115 plastic cups and two thongs in its stomach

Engineers set to sea Saturday to deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean. Ocean Garbage Patch, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Plastic In The Sea, Ocean Cleanup, Plastic Pollution, Water Pollution, Out To Sea, Plastic Waste, San Francisco Bay

A long floating boom that will be used to collect garbage in the Pacific

Giant rubbish collection device deployed to clean up huge island of floating plastic garbage in Pacific Ocean

Hermit crabs near a plastic bottle, image from IMAS report into marine pollution's effects on wildlife in Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean and Henderson Island in the Pacific Islands In The Pacific, Hermit Crabs, Climate Change Effects, Plastic Pollution, Plastic Bottles, Wildlife, Ocean, Container

Hermit crabs near a plastic bottle, image from IMAS report into marine pollution's effects on wildlife in Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean and Henderson Island in the Pacific

Hermit crabs near a plastic bottle, image from IMAS report into marine pollution's effects on wildlife in Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean and Henderson Island in the Pacific

A floating boom designed by a Dutch inventor to hoover up floating plastic in the Pacific Ocean is now working, after a host of setbacks, and photos of its catch include discarded nets and a car wheel. Boyan Slat, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Ocean Cleanup, Plastic Pollution, Clean Up, Science And Technology, Pacific Ocean, Dutch, Car

Boyan Slat on relaunching the cleanup system | System 001/B | Cleaning Oceans | The Ocean Cleanup

Boyan Slat, CEO and Founder of the Ocean Cleanup, details the design modifications for System 001/B. These upgrades entail two options to speed up the system...

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Home to one of Australia's best beaches, this island is fighting against the waves of plastic

A community of just 600 people isolated in the Indian Ocean is being inundated with the world's plastic waste. It is now finding innovative ways to fight back.

Booktopia has Plastic, Past, Present and Future by Eun-ju Kim. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Plastic online from Australia's leading online bookstore. How To Study Physics, Frequent Flyer Program, Use Of Plastic, Plastic Waste, Hope For The Future, Reading Time, Latest Books, Early Childhood Education, Life Cycles

Plastic: Past, Present, and Future - Reading Time

Eun-ju Kim (text), and Ji-won Lee (illustrator), Plastic: Past, Present, and Future, Scribble, August 2019, 36 pp., RRP $27.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781925849196 With plastic pollution becoming an increasing issue in today’s world, Plastic: Past, Present, and Future is a very topical book. Kim and Lee present a comprehensive story of plastic; of its invention; howRead More