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Say no to plastic on Earth Day

June 23 2018, 04:43 | Irvin Gilbert

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We have uploaded videos on water to help with education about our planet and invite the public to view our website as part of your Earth Day Celebration.

Banerjee in her tweet said, "On the occasion of Earth Day, let us pledge to keep our environment clean".

At least 9.1 billion tons of virgin, non-recycled plastic has been produced to date, generating 6.9 billion tons of plastic waste, and only nine percent has been recycled.

He claimed that while recycling is better than just throwing plastic away there are better ways to deal with the problem.

This year, Earth Day is focusing primarily on plastic pollution.

He said government was also implementing a National Plastic Waste Recycling Programme to establish plastic waste recycling plants across the country in partnership with state governments.

Then there's the microplastics found in face and body scrubs and toothpaste, which are too small to be captured through filtration systems and inevitably end up in our oceans.

1990s: Widespread use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics begins.

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In addition, these employees were supposed to receive letters of reprimand from ZTE brass that did not get sent until March, 2018. These bonuses were not supposed to be handed out under the terms of its agreement with the U.S.

Ahead of Earth Day, artists have also created massive works of beach art throughout Europe calling attention to the issue of ocean plastic pollution.

Wachholz said most recycling doesn't separate different plastics from each other, which makes the process less efficient. Marion discussed how getting involved in Earth Day is a great way to get people thinking about their role on the planet every day.

Earth Day Network is observing the Earth Day with the theme "End Plastic Pollution" and focus on changing the human attitude and behaviour about plastics.

Wachholz said if consumption was reduced that would make it economically viable to look at establishing more effective collection-sorting-recycling processes that focus on individual plastics rather than grouping them all together.

Three senators have joined the global call against the use of plastic. Over the next few weeks, communities across the state are holding events in support of Earth Day. Visit the Pokémon Go website to see a list of local meetups happening across the United Kingdom and the rest of the world.

Meanwhile, the 3rd Annual Citywide Earth Day LA will take over the Highland Park Recreation Center (6150 Piedmont Ave., Highland Park) from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Saturday. Another rumour suggests Julian Koenig, one of the organisers, chose the date because 22 April is the day of his birthday and birthday rhymes with Earth Day. Air pollution and acid rain were foremost concerns at the first declared Earth Day - April 22, 1970 - and inspired an estimated 20 million American citizens to participate in peaceful street marches, teach-ins and community gatherings across the country.

As humans, we collectively produce almost 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use, and 8 million tons of which is dumped into the ocean yearly.



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