Solid waste management

தூய்மை மட்டும் அல்ல; மக்களுக்கு நன்மையையும் செய்வோம்

Fri, 18/02/2022 - 20:22

இந்த நகரம், சுறு சுறுப்பாக இயங்கி கொண்டு இருக்கும் ஒரு குழந்தை! தினமும் இது ஓடி, ஆடி, விளையாடி  களைத்து வரும்! மீண்டும் காலையில் இதை புதிப்பித்து, அழகுசேர்த்து , சீர்படுத்தி  பள்ளி செல்லும் பிள்ளை போல அழகாக மாற்றுவது  தூய்மை பணியாளர்களே! 

Social Media Poster: Plastics - Toxic Tours India Study

Wed, 09/02/2022 - 17:55
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We just took the #breakfreefromplastic Toxic Tours and learned that because of plastic production, clean air and water are a thing of the past for communities in Kochi, India. They showed that over 100 pipes dump toxic liquids directly into their river and over 110 exhaust pipes pump poisonous gases into the air. 

Take the #ToxicTour to uncover the realities of plastic production.
➡️ ToxicTours.org

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Social Media Poster: 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.

Read here for more info:https://bit.ly/3GRNJa6

#falsesolutions #reuse #redesign

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Back to Earth: Composting for Various Contexts

Mon, 31/01/2022 - 16:03
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Biodegradable waste reaching our dump yards has serious consequences to climate change. Composting is one of the most precious and powerful tools available to the human capacity to mitigate the effects caused by biodegradable waste on the environment. Without composting all our efforts will fail, with it we can build the future.

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Social Media Poster: 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.

Read here for more info:https://bit.ly/3GRNJa6

#falsesolutions #reuse #redesign

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Social Media Poster: 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!

Read here for more info:https://bit.ly/3GRNJa6

#falsesolutions #reuse #redesign

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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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Webinar on How safe is your Recycled Plastics?

Thu, 13/01/2022 - 17:32

Plastic pollution is a wicked problem, posing a challenge that currently seems to surpass our ability to tackle it. To tackle it we need collective, and collaborative efforts of producers, citizens, policymakers, and governance systems. At the forefront of such efforts, taking responsibility for the waste they create, should be the producers. However, one cannot think of recycling or tout it as a solution to the plastic litter problem owing to its severe limitations technically and effects on health.