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EU/Brussel we have a problem: plastic !!

Unread postPosted: Fri 11 May 2018, 03:06:22
by M_B_S
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-envi ... SKBN1IC0FY

ENVIRONMENTMAY 11, 2018 / 8:34 AM /
Plastics mines? Europe struggles as pollution piles up
Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle
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Some of the surplus is piled up in places from building sites to ports, officials say, waiting for new markets to open up. Recycling closer to home is held back by the fact that the plastic is often dirty and unsorted, the same reasons China turned it away.

Countries led by Malaysia and Vietnam and India imported far more of Europe’s plastic waste in early 2018 than before, European Union data show, but unless they or others take more, the only options will be to either bury or burn it.

In an overcrowded continent where landfills are much more restricted than elsewhere, burning is the obvious option to help generate electricity or heat from hundreds of thousands of tonnes of surplus waste.
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Very soon more plastic is in the ocean then fish .......

"Plastic pollution is surging and could, according to UN Environment, exceed the weight of fish in the oceans by 2050."

Homo Sapiens YOU and (y) our leaders are so smart like bacteria in a dish may I have to say stupid.

M_B_S