Plastics, health and saving the environment
An important recent report issued by the Center for International Environmental Law reviews the toxic nature of plastics to human health, from extraction of petroleum products from the ground through refining and manufacture of plastic, then consumer use, waste management and plastic in the environment. Plastics are toxic.
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Great article but how,are you going to meet all those conditions of eradication or whatever…?
Campus “intellectuals” speaking again. They said we must not have very many kids in the 70’s (Population Studies in Sociology Departments of collleges) and they said it in every news media. So, the US dropped it’s birth rate. The rest of the world ignored them.
They continued having babies. Still do.
Africa’s birth rate is extremely high. At about 7 children per family.
And our immigrants on the mainland all want their large pickup and vans….it’s the American Dream.
It was also the “intellectuals” idea to step up immigration. It still is. Now, it is so the immigrants will support our social security system like slaves – or is it to support the Democrat Party with votes?
They probably also said years ago to stop making plastics, but now probably a lot of the plastic is coming from China.
So, it will be racist to say that now. Because that would not support the diversity movement – another idea of “intellectuals” to solve all the problems of the world from a safe room on a campus. Which actually doesn’t work all that well (Putnam, Harvard).
Has anyone looked into “The Blocker” from the company ByFusion? This technology would be ideal in the islands when it becames readily available for purchase. This machine, no larger than a shipping container, takes almost all plastics & churns it into usable building material…sure looks hopeful!
Surfrider is very closely looking at ByFusion process and doing a pilot project at Island School.
Functional uses are needed to re-purpose existing plastic marine debris AND plastic stream must end.
And yes, what to do about population explosion.