Microplastic emergency

BEACHCLEAN I recently did a microplastic cleanup outisde of the harbour where I live. The night before, we had gone there to do static breathhold training, and we were shocked at the amount of small plastic particles and rope fragments in the water. We removed about 100 pieces but there was still so much, I …

COCA-COLA, SEABIN and The OCEAN CLEANUP

Yesterday, it was announced on social media, that Seabin and The Ocean Cleanup will be partnering with Coca-Cola. Seabin says their partnership will enable a citizen science project in Australia. This comes about a month after they started selling shares in their company and a day before shares are issued (today). We all know that …

e-Waste & built-in obsolescence

We live in an age where everything is disposable, but what happens to our e-waste? These days, nothing is built to last – in fact, the opposite is true. Obsolescence is now part of product design. THIS needs to change. ASAP. The video above is about America’s exports to China, but there are many about …