Plastic is all around us, including the Arctic. But while most plastics follow a particular breaking down cycle doing damage at every point still not all of the plastics are the same. A recent UK study claims that some plastic products, including children’s toys and takeout containers, are made from black plastic e-waste, which is contaminated with dangerous heavy metals.
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These beautiful frames are a perfect example of what can be done out of materials that we throw on daily bases. Your friends will not believe that you have made an elegant and decorative flowers frames, and even less that you used carton for making them.
The metal for the Olympic medals that were given to the athletes was traditionally obtained from mining firms. An innovation for the following Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 would be that the medals that will be given to the most successful athletes will be made from recycled mobile phones. A reason for that is that Japan lacks its own mineral resources, therefore is keen to look for a solution in a more sustainable sources.
Dippers can easily make up to 60% of the waste in a household where there are either incontinent adults or babies. But just because they are disposable, does not mean they cannot be reused.
It is a fact that there are millions of floating transportation means, starting from cargo ships, that lose containers into the open sea, to recreational boats from which people throw plastic containers after they have served their purpose. There are tones plastic waste in the middle of Atlantic Ocean and it is impossible to get rid of them. Adidas find a way how to make an advantage of this problem.