Tag: plastics

Microbes Are Evolving to Eat Plastic Pollution, Scientists Say
Plastic Planet In a study that truly underscores the profound and devastating impact humans have on the environment, researchers have found that microscopic bugs are evolving to eat plastic.  The study, , found a growing number of microbesthat have evolved to carry a plastic-degrading enzyme. These bugs could hold the key to creating enzymes that […]
MPs call for halt to Britain’s incinerator expansion plans | Air pollution | The Guardian
MPs are calling for a moratorium on the expansion of new waste incineration plants just days before councils in London vote on awarding a contract to build a huge new plant in Edmonton. A report by the all-party parliamentary group on air pollution says expansions should be halted immediately to protect human health and cut […]
LANXESS Again With Leading Positions In Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
First rank in Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe; second rank in DJSI World Outstanding results in the areas of product stewardship, management of water-related risks and human rights Germany/India: LANXESS once again convinces in terms of sustainability: The specialty chemicals company placed first in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe in the “Chemicals” […]