Fresh on IGM > #Plastic Kills #Oceans: Brief alert report for environmental awareness against the excessive use of plastic and adoption of safe plastic waste management. >

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What’s the size of Texas, made of plastic, and floating in the Pacific Ocean? If you guessed the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” you’re right. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is also known as the largest landfill in the world, and unfortunately it is not found in a thoroughly planned, designed and controlled waste management facility — it’s found in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

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Recycling Facts for all you Eco friendly/ conscious people! For more information on upcycling and waste management go to #upcycle #recycle

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Zero-waste markets are coming to the U.S. While very popular in Europe, this trend in grocery shopping isn't as well known in North America.Sarah Metz drew a lot of inspiration for her shop from similar European ones, like this, in Berlin.The Fillery via InstagramThe Fillery, brainchild of Sarah Met...

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A critique of a plan to clean up the 5 ocean gyres filled with plastic waste - human impact; plastic waste management

The business of garbage. Tons of facts about garbage and our need to recycle! From: Business

No one knows for sure but scientists think over six million tons of marine debris may be entering our ocean every year. One of the reasons Project AWARE is collecting marine debris data from divers is to help build a clear picture of the underwater trash that threatens ocean life. With this knowledge, we can make more effective decisions when it comes to waste management policies.

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New research finds potential for turning plastic waste into fuel | Waste Dive

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