Is the restaurant the birthplace of plastics? In fact, reducing the use of plastic is not as difficult as we imagined.
Plastic goods tend to be an integral part of human life in modern society. Regardless of the daily needs, a certain amount of plastic materials are used in furniture or supplies. In the catering industry, packaging boxes, disposable tableware, straws, packaging bags, etc. are mainly made of plastic. However, in recent years, some catering giantsContinue reading “Is the restaurant the birthplace of plastics? In fact, reducing the use of plastic is not as difficult as we imagined.”
Environmental experts in Newcastle are working on a pioneering scheme to turn plastic waste into renewable energy aiming at current plastic pollution issues. According to the statistics, today 31% of plastic waste ends up in landfills, and about 8 million tons of plastic waste escapes into the oceans every year, which has a devastating impactContinue reading “Turing plastic waste into green energy”
Nowadays, more and more people are realizing they need to make urgent changes to their lifestyle in order to save the planet. But can one person make a difference? Ryan Gong believes they can. After he graduated from the University of Nantes, he went back to his native China to work at an advertising companyContinue reading “City living to save the planet”
Nowadays, coronaviruses are raging all over the world, doctors and nurses in hospitals are becoming more and more busy. During this period, it seems that plastic products are used more and more. Xinyi Bian interviewed a chief nurse in China and learned about the use of plastic products during the epidemic. AiHua Xu, 48, theContinue reading “Because of COVID-19, does the amount of plastic products in hospitals increase significantly?”
Unfortunately, nowadays plastic is nearly everywhere. However, plastic products can often be substituted with more environmentally friendly alternatives. Julia Brunner shares five of her favourite plastic alternatives to show how easy it can be to get rid of unnecessary plastic. Fruit and vegetable nets can be bought in many supermarkets and a lot of peopleContinue reading “How to substitute plastic products”
Hospitals are one of the places where it’s toughest to go green. They use mountains of disposable plastic – but reusing medical items could be a health risk. Xinyi Bian asked one leading medical professional what is being done to reduce plastic waste. Xianglan Shen, 51, the chief physician of the outpatient department of theContinue reading “Can there be no plastic in the medical field?”
The global demand for PPE has caused a concurrent uptick in demand for single-use plastics, facing this crisis, what can we do to reduce the pollution when we under the social-distancing? Why not take some advice from Beth Terry, the author of Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too.Continue reading “Beth Terry :10 steps to take to start your plastic-Free Living during pandemic”
Around the world, more and more people have realized the destruction of plastics to people’s living environment, so they have chosen to join the team of a plastic-free life. Living without plastics is an environmentally friendly lifestyle invented by Irene Rhodes, an Australian environmentalist, aiming to reduce the plastic pollution by avoiding the use ofContinue reading “During the epidemic, how did plastic-free people continue their plastic-free life?”
Smoothies in plastic bottles, shrink-wrapped veggies and the oh-so frowned upon plastic straw – everywhere you look there is plastic. Many people first think about plastic in regard to how we use it to wrap and store food items, but nowadays plastic is basically everywhere. Julia Brunner asked company owners of my hometown Achern inContinue reading “Shops and supermarkets in Germany reduce their demand for plastic”
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