The convenience of plastic comes with a price. We are very proud to support the film ‘Plastic Soup’ which raises awareness of the single-use plastics epidemic in Hong Kong. Take a look at the beautiful film by Desiree Ho, Becky Baker and a group of students.
Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas forever. Our story shows the damage to all creatures who depend on the ocean for their food – from birds… to us.
This is an adaptation from the original documentary “A Plastic Ocean” by the Plastic Oceans Foundation
How We Can Keep Plastics Out of Our Ocean | National Geographic
Plastic poses one of the biggest known threats to the ocean, influencing all ecosystems from beautiful coral reefs to abyssal trenches, eventually accumulating in our own food. Learn more about how to end the current system of produce-use-discard, and transition to a system which promotes reuse and repurposing plastics.
Published by the National Geographic
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 actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world. Lesson by Emma Bryce, animation by Sharon Colman.
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