News tagged with plastic bag

Why man allows his best friend to poop in public

Generally, Western societies maintain high standards of everyday hygiene. When it comes to man's best friend, however, it seems we turn a blind eye! New research published in Environmental Sociology this month explores the re ...

dateApr 07, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Litter now everywhere in the ocean

Litter is now found in even the most remote areas of the oceans, say scientists trying to understand how much rubbish is lying at the bottom of Europe's seas.

dateJul 08, 2014 in Environment
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Shoppers favour plastic bags

Malaysia's No Plastic Bag Saturday policy has had minimal effect on the amount of plastic waste going to landfills, according to new research.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Environment
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Urban bees using plastic to build hives

Once the snow melts, Canada's bee population will be back in business—pollinating, making honey and keeping busy doing bee things. For at least two urban bee species, that means making nests out of plastic waste.

dateFeb 11, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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