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Estimated decomposition rates of common sea garbage!

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Thursday, August 29, 2013, In : Global 
How long does it take a plastic bag or a wool sock or a fishing line to decompose in the sea?
Let us think twice before just throwing our garbage away...

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Source: US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
More info on marine debris:

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Do we really have to generate so much rubbish?

Posted by Maria Spiliotopoulou on Friday, April 5, 2013, In : Various interesting stuff 

POLAND: Consigning waste to the scrapheap, by Ewa Wilk (newsmagazine POLITYKA)


Eager consumers and producers of enormous quantities of waste, Poles are coming under pressure from the EU and will soon convert to a new approach to packaging – the religion of "re": reduction, recycling and reuse.

This year, the atavistic domestic spring cleaning has been accompanied by controversy over waste. Alongside 10 o...

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