Plastic World, Plastic Nightmare

The World's Love-Hate Relationship with Plastics

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25. Conclusion: A Human Geography Perspective to Plastic Pollution

As the semester draws to a close, i would like to conclude this blog by returning to my ‘roots’. Today’s…

24. Microbeads and the Environment

In today’s post, we’ll delve into the tiny world of microbeads and explore how these little demons can contribute to…

23. The Ocean Cleanup: Removing Plastics from the Ocean

So far all we’ve been talking about was how to stop putting plastic in the ocean. However, an important question…

22. Degradable Plastics and Marine Pollution

Today’s post refers specifically to the United Nation Environment Programme’s report on “Biodegradable Plastics and Marine Litter. Misconceptions, Concerns and…

21. The Myth of Biodegradability

Today’s post aims to expose the “Myth of Biodegradability” In the previous posts, we talked about how Bioplastics and Biodegradable…

20. The New Panacea: Bioplastics and Biodegradable Plastics

As mentioned in the very first post, the┬ámain┬áproblem with plastics is that it doesn’t biodegrade. That it can persist in…

19. Recycling, is it worth it?

Since most plastics doesn’t biodegrade, recycling is seen as the most environmental friendly solution towards plastics disposal. However, is it…

18. How are Plastic Bottles Recycled?

Today, recycling seems like a “technological fix” for all of our disposal problems. According to common lore, anything that cannot…

17. (Plastic Video) Most Educational Video I’ve Watched! : What really happens to the plastic you throw away

Okay Everyone, serious business over here. This is the MUST WATCH VIDEO FOR PLASTIC POLLUTION. The animation and the sexy…

16. (Plastic Video) Marine Plastic Pollution, Our Oceans, Our Future…

Managed to chance upon this video which summarizes a lot of the things that i wanted to convey about marine…

1. About the Author

The author is a third year geography undergraduate in NUS. Even though his interest lies mainly in human geography, he…

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