Do you want to know the effect plastic is having on dolphins, wonder how much plastic trash is thrown out each day or find out what an endocrine disruptor actually is?
For the latest news, reports on and about plastic plus statistics to shame any one who still thinks disposable carrier bags are a good idea!
Check out these scary stats: Wasting Away – how much rubbish do we create globally
Don’t know your P.E.Ts from your pets? You can find definitions, clarifications and explanations here
“Our previous work had suggested that bottled water production was an energy-intensive process, but we were surprised to see that the energy equivalent of nearly 17 million barrels of oil are required to produce the PET bottles alone,” Cooley told PhysOrg.com.
For more nasty stats go to Statistics
Check out the latest scientific reports on plastic and the effects it is having on everything from plankton to elephants
Find all reports here or by look by category below.
And the latest new reports as rounded up by Fabiano of www.globalgarbage.org are here. Thank you for all his hard work.
How much does plastic cost us
Everlasting Litter & Plastic Pollution
People Who Know
Expert Opinions from people who have studied the subject and kindly submitted guest posts in People Who Know.
- Plastic Costs A Lot
- Fork in turtles nose…
- Corals & Micro Plastics
- Bad Hangers
- Charity Shop Issues
- Plastic in the Sea – Studies
- Fulmers full of plastic…
- Plastic in Plankton
- Reports & Statistics Index
- Marine debris ingestion by coastal dolphins:
- Endocrine disruption in adult fish from the ingestion of polyethylene
- An open letter from Boyan Slat of Ocean Cleanup
- piggyback on plastic islands
- Cows killed by plastic
- Dirty Danube
- What plastic should you feed your turtle
- Why Wales banned the bag….
- Bees collect polyurethane and polyethylene plastics as novel nest materials
- BPA limits so low as to be unimportant
- Plastic in Fish
- Global Garbage News
- marine debris in Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) nests
- recycling rates down this year
- Some plastic facts
- how much energy goes into plastic ?
- squirrels eating plastic
- Campus to track plastic use for new project
- Trashed – the experts
- Down The Drain…..
- B.P.A. Soup – oh yuck
- Reusables all the way baby!
- plastic kills plankton
- Chickens eating polystyrene
- Chris Woodford talks to PIR….
- plastic bags on the up
- Not just BPA
- plastic pollution is on par with earthquakes…
- Yummy yummy hormone like chemicals
- one for sorrow
- More bad BPA news
- domestic waste created in the US in 2008
- Microplastics Reports
- Camels & Plastic
- Ate something that disagreed with him??
- Murder of Minke Whales
- Elephants & Plastic
- Dead Green Sea Turtle.. or soon will be
- Plastic Bags In Animals
- Plastics & Birds
- Burning Bins
- Link to posts about plastic chemicals leaching into sea water
- Sea turtle to eat plastic bag?
- Plastic Free Breasts
- Washed ashore
- How much rubbish is on your beach?
- Plastic eating microbes
- The woman who started the BPA scare….
- Americans dont know where plastic comes from
- Microplastic in the sea. Studies.
- Dont Wash Your Plastic in Hot Water