๐Œ๐ข๐œ๐ซ๐จ๐Ÿ๐ข๐›๐ซ๐ž๐ฌโฃ

Microfibres are released into waterways ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ you do your laundry. โฃโฃMost of our clothing (60%) is made of plastic these days. The label could say:โฃ– polyester โฃ– acrylicโฃ– nylonโฃ– econylโฃ– repreveโฃ– aquafilโฃ– waste2wearโฃโฃ๐Œ๐ข๐œ๐ซ๐จ๐Ÿ๐ข๐›๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ฅ๐ข๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐š๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฌ๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ฆ๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐๐ข๐ ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ, ๐ ๐ซ๐จ๐ฐ, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ซ๐ ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐œ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ž.โฃโฃThey don’t write that …

The complex truth behind your purchase

  Everything you buy has a story. Someone designed it, someone made it, someone sold it, someone dismantled it or buried it. The truth is that many of the products sold in the West, consumed like it has no value, has left an environmental stain on its original birthplace. Manufacturing Indonesia Let’s take clothing. H&M, …

PlayPumps

I recently learnt about PlayPumpsย because it features in the curriculum taught in the National Geographic Learning course, Reach Higher. What a wonderful idea- combining play and engineering to deliver water to communities who don’t have easy access to clean water! What is PlayPumps?   The problem with PlayPumps Of course, nothing is ever straightforward. I …

The Future of the Fishing Industry

What does the future hold for the fishing industry? It is always high on everyone ‘s list when there are negotiations, from the UK to South Korea. There are no globally enforced standards. In some countries, the fishing boats are small and they work within government-set quotas. Many countries have giant ships with miles-long nets …