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Plastic Pollution: How Humans are Turning the World into Plastic

Modern life would be impossible without plastic – but we have long since lost control over our invention. Why has plastic turned into a problem and what do we know about its dangers? This…

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What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-really-happens-to-the-plastic-you-throw-away-emma-bryce We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what…

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Fashion's toxic threads | The Economist

A single clothes wash can release up to 700,000 microplastic fibres, many of which end up in the ocean. Now some pioneering fashion brands are putting the materials they use under the microscope. …

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