Article - 7 Sep 2018
Plastic water bottles are not only a blight on the environment, it turns out they’re bad for your health too. Did you know that chemicals found in the bottles – and in plastic food containers and...
Article - 11 Aug 2009
We've all now heard the warnings that potentially dangerous chemicals can leach from plastic containers into food and drink but what are these chemicals, how do they get out of the plastic and what...
Article - 19 Apr 2017
The manufacturing and transportation process of water is particularly wasteful. It is estimated that over 17 million barrels of oil are required to produce plastic bottles each year, which is enough...
Article - 4 Sep 2008
Throughout much of the western world, fresh, clean water is readily and cheaply available from the tap but the widespread adoption of drinking water from disposable plastic bottles is causing serious...
Article - 5 Jul 2019
Plastic pollution is a global problem that is growing exponentially, mainly due to an increase in daily consumption of single-use plastic products.
Article - 24 Jul 2012
Polyethylene Terephthalate, or PET for short, is a type of plastic that is in common usage in many products today and is easily recyclable.
Article - 25 Jul 2012
High-Density Polyethylene, usually shortened to HDPE or PEHD, is a plastic polymer with flexible properties that make it ideal for a wide range of applications.
Article - 22 Oct 2008
Most plastics can be sucessfully recycled. Plastic recycling is made easier by special codes put into the plastic item at the point of manufacture. The recycling codes are explained in this article.
Article - 20 Apr 2018
This article discusses the new breakthrough of nature tackling plastic pollution and a new enzyme that can degrade plastic.
Article - 24 Jul 2018
Microplastics are small pieces of plastic less than 5mm long which are harmful to the ocean and aquatic life – and potentially to humans.