Plastic

Bioplastic compostable bag
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Sustainability

Bioplastic, what does this term mean?

A rise against single-use plastics. It’s happening! Did you know that the European Parliament recently approved a ban? A step in the right direction, if you ask me. Sadly, it’s too late for a lot of marine species. Last month, a whale washed up with more than 1000 pieces of plastic in its stomach – including […]

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How I’m minimizing the use of plastic bottles while traveling

Wherever you go, you’ll need water to drink. I am fortunate to live in a place where clean, potable water is always available. Just open your tap, put a glass under the stream and it’s ready to drink! Actually, the Netherlands is one of the few countries where tap water isn’t chlorinated. That’s how privileged […]

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Inventions
Plastic

World’s largest ocean cleanup

Let’s get rid of the plastic soup! My previous article described the existence of country-sized ‘islands’ that are completely made out of rubbish. While most of us didn’t even realize its presence, in the end, we all contributed to the build-up. ‘Why don’t we just clean it up?‘ is what the then 16-year old Boyan […]

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