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A plastic free life

A plastic free life

Plastic is one of the most common materials in the world. We can't make it a day without using it, because it is flexible, light and durable.But it has a big minus: it is the main source of pollution. Today less than 10% from the amount of plastic is recycled and it...

Liquid crisis: the fight against water pollution

Liquid crisis: the fight against water pollution

When most of us think of water, we think of it as a clear, clean substance that is necessary to sustain life. Well, not all of us are privileged enough to think about it that way. Water pollution is not only murky water but can also be polluted by...

A NEW ERA

A NEW ERA

What do I mean by 'a new era'? I imagine a new era as a time of drastic change, where both people and animals must adapt to new living conditions. The invention and subsequent widespread use of plastic marked the first phase of this new era. From my perspective, this...

PLASTIC POLLUTION

PLASTIC POLLUTION

What is plastic and why is it here?  In 1862 Alexander Parkes introduced the first ever plastic and it was held at the London International Exhibition.  The new material was named Parksine in the name of Alexander Parkes, and it was then marketed as an...

Plastic pollution during Covid 19

Plastic pollution during Covid 19

Plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues: the production of disposable plastic items is overwhelming our ability to manage them. Plastics made from fossil fuels are over a century old. The production and development of thousands of...

Taming plastic: environmental responsibility

Taming plastic: environmental responsibility

When it comes to environmental protection the plastic waste always has been an issue. But plastic still is very useful in our everyday life and it’s hard for many companies in the economic industry to find a way to provide another material that is as cheap and as...

Micro-plastic in Macedonia: are they harmful to us

Micro-plastic in Macedonia: are they harmful to us

As plastic waste proliferates around the world, an essential question remains unanswered: What harm, if any, does it cause to human health? Scientists are rushing to study the tiny plastic specks that are in marine animals — and in us. Scientists have since seen...