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This bike path paves the way for future roads made from recycled plastic — Genius Moments

In the Netherlands, three companies partnered up to collect your recycled plastic and turn it into bike pathsPlasticRoad is a Lego-like road system that consists of modular, prefabricated sections. The plastic road has a hollow space inside it and
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This art installation is made out of plastic waste collected from the ocean

Plastic pollution is huge problem for the world's oceans, with an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic waste entering the global marine environment each year, and posing a serious threat to wildlife. Many of us though, only really see its effects
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This plastic fishing company is making office furniture out of plastic waste

Plastic Whale is a professional plastic fishing company that offers boat trips during which tourists — while sightseeing — will pick up plastic from Amsterdam's canals. The plastic bottles that are being collected get turned into office
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4 things we learned about plastic straw bans from people with disabilities

There is a debate taking place online in reaction to the plastic straw bans spreading across the U.S., Canada, and Europe. As various cities and companies ban plastic straws, advocates for people with disabilities have taken to social media to voice
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Arctic sea ice is loaded with plastic litter from cigarettes and paint

In 2014, scientists clad in thick neon orange suits stepped off a research vessel and visited five different patches of pristine-looking Arctic sea ice. As these researchers discovered, the blinding white ice in the remote north looks awfully pure,
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Plastic straws, cotton buds, and drinks stirrers could be banned in the UK

The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers, and plastic-stemmed cotton buds in an effort to cut down on single-use plastics waste.  SEE ALSO: These people are giving up plastic for Lent and it's all
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This whale was killed by 64 pounds of trash

About 64 pounds of plastic trash killed a young sperm whale that washed up in southeast Spain, according to scientists.  The whale, whose body landed in Cape Palos on Feb. 27, most likely died because it couldn't digest the plastic trash, fish
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The ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ Is Ballooning, 87,000 Tons of Plastic and Counting

From: www.nytimes.com Via: twitter.com RT @jackiereses: The ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ Is Ballooning, 87,000 Tons of Plastic and Counting https://
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Diver films himself swimming in sea filled with plastic rubbish

It's no secret that our oceans have a problem with pollution from plastic waste, with currents spreading it far and wide. You can see it first hand in a video shot by diver Rich Horner, who swam off Manta Point in Nusa Penida, Indonesia on Saturday

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