Recent research from scientists in the UK looked at how consumer washing-machine cycles affect the release of microplastic fibers from the laundry, concluding that the greater water volumes typical of a “delicate” setting on a standard low-water machine caused far
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At the current rate, the consumption of plastic in Asia will have increased by a shocking 80% by 2025.
Conspicuous consumption, which is often confused with living well, is environmentally unsustainable.
Food waste remains an acute problem in Europe and across much of the world. So does plastic waste.
The Japanese automaker Toyota wants to make good use of wasted cow dung by harvesting it for energy.