Entries Tagged as 'Plastic Is Forever'

Plague of Plastic Chokes the Seas

LOS ANGELES TIMES By Kenneth R. Weiss, Times Staff Writer August 2, 2006 MIDWAY ATOLL — The albatross chick jumped to its feet, eyes alert and focused. At 5 months, it stood 18 inches tall and was fully feathered except for the fuzz that fringed its head. All attitude, the chick straightened up and clacked […]

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50 Years Ago Plastic was so Futuristic!

Monsanto House of the future part 1 1957 You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video [ | | | ]

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Plastic Bottles Pile up as Mountains of Waste

MSNBC The biggest growth in bottled beverages isn’t beer or soft drinks or juices. It’s tasteless, colorless and sugarless water. And while that can mean fewer cavities and slimmer waistlines, it irritates Patricia Franklin to no end. The director of a nonprofit group that promotes recycling, she spends her workday thinking about the bottles, cans […]

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Drowning in an Ocean of Plastic

Wired The United Nations has turned its attention to the oceans for World Environment Day, and one of the main evildoers is a familiar one — plastic. Marine trash, mainly plastic, is killing more than a million seabirds and 100,000 mammals and sea turtles each year, said U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan in a statement. click […]

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