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Plastics - Reduce plastic usage

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 17:44
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Solving the plastic problem cannot be done by just recycling. Plastics, especially those laden with toxins, are not circular. The only true solution is to turn off the tap of plastic production.

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Widespread Chemical Contamination of Recycled Plastic Pellets Globally

Thu, 27/01/2022 - 18:34
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CAG contributed to a global study by IPEN that looked at the chemical contamination in recycled plastic pellets. The study found that recycling plastics carries over the toxins to the new products. Plastics containing toxins should therefore not be recycled; these should in fact, not be considered part of a circular economy at all.

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Stop Poisoning your plastics

Thu, 27/01/2022 - 15:00
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There is very little transparency from companies on the toxins they add to plastic. We need companies to come clean and tell us what additives go into our plastic products. And these need to be phased out, asap. Find out more: https://bit.ly/3GRNJa6

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Recycling - Toxic-laden plastics

Thu, 20/01/2022 - 16:58
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Toxic-laden plastics should not be recycled. A circular economy is one where a resource's life is extended or it is repurposed sustainably i.e without polluting/harming the environment or people.

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What is in your Recycled Plastics?

Tue, 18/01/2022 - 16:53
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Recycling is touted as safe & best option for managing plastic waste but a new study by IPEN shows a different picture. IPEN tested recycled pellets from 23 countries for various toxins. None of the samples were toxin free!

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Press Release: A study on how safe is recycled plastic?

Tue, 18/01/2022 - 11:53
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This recent study reveals that the recycling process transfers the toxins in plastic to the recycled plastic; and because recycling typically mixes several types of plastic together, could produce new chemical cocktails in the process.

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IPEN Plastic Recycling study

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 20:47
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IPEN study reveals that recycling process retains toxins in plastic. Plastic recycling typically mixes different types of plastic & new chemical cocktails that are hazardous to human health can be produced during the process. Find out more here: https://tinyurl.com/yws4jkjv

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