Microplastics and The Ocean

What are microplastics and nanoplastics? Microplastics are very small solid particles (typically smaller than 5mm) composed of mixtures of specific types of plastics. Microplastics are added to many items, including gardening products, cosmetic products, cleaning products and detergents, as well as paints, and industrial oil and gas products. The European Chemicals Agencies (ECHA) estimates that […]

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The planet is not an ashtray!

Did you know that cigarette butts are the world’s most littered plastic item? In 2019 National Geographic published an article titled ‘cigarette butts are toxic plastic pollution. Should they be banned?’ We recommend reading this article whether you smoke or not, to better understand the effects of throwing a cigarette out of the window or […]

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