Passing It On

Wow, it’s the end of week 12, time really flies. From the extent of plastic pollution to international efforts taken to curb plastic pollution. We’ve seen how bad the situation is but we’ve also seen that all hope is not lost. In this post, I’ll be wrapping up the blog and I’ll be sharing how […]

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Microplastics; tiny but deadly

It is literally easy to see the impacts of plastics such as plastic bags on animals. However, what if we zoom it down to the (nearly) microscopic level. Plastics don’t exist as it is when it’s dumped into the water, they may exist as particulates below the size of 5mm otherwise known as microplastics (Crawford […]

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Plastics Kill

“Why should we care about plastics?” This is a question that I’ve been getting from my friends so often. In the past few posts, we’ve been talking about the extent of plastic pollution and the efforts taken on an international level. For the next two posts, I’ll be shedding some light more about the impacts […]

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What in the world are we doing?

Apart from the actions that Singapore has taken, efforts cannot be localised to a single country when the impacts are global. Therefore, in this post, I’ll be discussing the international efforts that have been taken. In June this year, G7 leaders came together in Quebec, Canada and discussed an agreement to target the pollution caused […]

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I’ll have it ‘to-go’

In the last post, I shared about plastic bags. However, other single-use plastics such as straws and takeaway boxes are equally as harmful and prevalent in Singapore. Plastic straws are used because they are easy to make and durable. However, the best part of plastic straws is that they are cheap enough to be disposable. […]

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