Studi: Manusia Konsumsi Plastik Seukuran Kartu Kredit Per Minggu

Studi: Manusia Konsumsi Plastik Seukuran Kartu Kredit Per Minggu

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Temuan itu diungkap dalam sebuah studi Universitas of Newscastle di Australia, atas kerjasama dengan organisasi konservasi World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Menurut ilmuwan, sumber terbesar pencemaran plastik adalah air, entah itu dalam bentuk botol kemasan atau dari air ledeng. Kerang, bir dan garam adalah tiga produk konsumen yang paling banyak terpapar plastik mikro. Penelitian […]

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Indonesia Penyumbang Sampah Plastik Terbesar Kedua di Dunia

Indonesia Penyumbang Sampah Plastik Terbesar Kedua di Dunia

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JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Menteri Kelautan dan Perikanan Susi Pudjiastuti menyebutkan, Indonesia merupakan penyumbang sampah plastik terbesar kedua di dunia yang dibuang ke laut. “Indonesia merupakan negara penyumbang sampah plastik ke lautan terbesar kedua di dunia, sampah plastik sangat berbahaya,” ujar Susi dalam sebuah keterangan tertulis yang diterima Kompas.com, Minggu (19/8/2018). Ia mengatakan, melalui kegiatan bersih-bersih […]

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Choking Our Marine Habitat with Plastic Waste

Choking Our Marine Habitat with Plastic Waste

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Most of us living in this industrialized world might find it very difficult to let go of our dependence on plastic packages. Without realizing it, we create a terrifying amount of plastic debris that makes its way to the ocean. Isn’t it ironic that in the end, this dependence means that we are literally eating […]

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Study on Use of Plastic Waste to Pave Roads Under Way

Study on Use of Plastic Waste to Pave Roads Under Way

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One way of preventing plastic waste from wreaking havoc on the environment is by discovering innovative ways of using it for beneficial purposes. Malaysia is currently carrying out a study on the use of plastic waste as a component, along with asphalt, for resurfacing roads. Other countries like India have already experimented with its use […]

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India Announces Plastic Waste Import Ban

India Announces Plastic Waste Import Ban

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The Indian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has amended the country’s Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules to include a prohibition of solid plastic waste import into the country. According to a statement from the Indian government, the move, announced March 6th, was enacted “In order to strengthen the implementation of environmentally sound management of […]

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Philippines Survey Shows ‘Shocking’ 60 Billion Sachets Disposed Yearly as Plastic Waste

Philippines Survey Shows ‘Shocking’ 60 Billion Sachets Disposed Yearly as Plastic Waste

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An audit in the Philippines has shown the country uses a “shocking” amount of single-use plastic disposed as plastic waste, including nearly 60 billion sachets a year, a new report said Friday. The report, produced by the NGO GAIA, is part of an effort to collect data on plastic consumption as environmentalists push for government action to […]

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