A single ship lost only seven containers, of which six contained plastic pallets. When the storm was over, the water was so polluted that local fishery was threatened. This is an example of how much impact "individual" and "isolated" incidents can have on whole regions and beyond.
Every woman in average uses 13,000 pads and tampons during her fertile life. Being these products some of the most polluting wastes, alternatives that are more environmentally friendly should be looked. There are some, but the best option for the planet is definitely the menstrual cup. That not only is reusable and lasts for years which means women can save a lot of money, but offers a better experience to them. It's time that women don't see themselves limited by their period, but freer.
The amount of people taking care of our environment is strongly increasing. In this article, we would like to show you positive examples of sustainable behavior in the fashion world and how this helps our earth to change.
On Wednesday, October 24, the European Parliament decided to follow through with the ban of single use plastics with 571 to 53 votes. This new law should be implemented from 2021 on. Together we will try to have a look at the nature of the proposal and the way it needs to become a true victory for all of mother earth.
Every area of the ocean is polluted, and according to a study made by the Ocean Cleanup Foundation, 99.9% is plastic. Around 10 million tons of plastic and other kind of waste entered the ocean only in 2010.
Every year 5,6 trillion cigarettes are smoked, of which 4,5 trillion end up in the environment. Almost all filters are made out of cellulose acetate – a form of plastic which takes up to twelve years to degrade. These filters not only harm the environment but can also INCREASE the risk of lung cancer.