Plastic debris in our water is a huge pollution problem, and just one source of that pollution is the tiny microbeads that have been widely used in personal care products. In this episode of the podcast, we interview Dr. Richard Thompson, a Professor of Marine Biology at Plymouth University and an expert on the effects of plastic debris in the marine environment. We discuss the recent federal ban on microbeads and what consumers can do to be more sustainable in our day-to-day use of plastics.
From reading this blog, you may know that nanomaterials are becoming more and more prevalent in the products that we
Every year, millions of tons of plastic are discarded into landfills, where they will take hundreds of years to break
I was surprised to learn recently that plastic bags can be turned into a new material called carbon nanotubes. Prior
Part 1 in the “How is That Sustainable?” Series “Paper or plastic?” This was the question you always used to