Separate trash: what, why, and how?

More and more people want to help the environment, as a result of which waste separation is becoming increasingly popular. But why is waste sorting so important? In this article you read everything about waste separation and which waste bins you use best for this. What is waste separating? When you separate your waste, this…

Cigarettes BIODEGRADABILITY

CIGARETTES Cigarette filters are made from cellulose acetate, a plastic which only degrades under severe biological circumstances, such as when filters collect in sewage. In practice, cigarette butts tossed on streets and beaches do not biodegrade. Under optimal conditions, it can take at least nine months for a cigarette butt to degrade. The sun may…

Cigarette and e-cigarette waste

LAND, COASTAL AND WATER POLLUTION Cigarette and e-cigarette waste can pollute soil, beaches and waterways. Studies have also shown that cigarette and e-cigarette waste is harmful to wildlife. CIGARETTES Cigarette butts cause pollution by being carried, as runoff, to drains and from there to rivers, beaches and oceans. Preliminary studies show that organic compounds (such…

Noise and light pollution affect breeding habits in birds

Scientists are studying how human noise and light pollution affect birds throughout North America. Looking for a bird’s-eye view of human impacts? A new study, published in the journal Nature, provides the most comprehensive picture yet of how human noise and light pollution affect birds throughout North America. The effects of noise and light pollution on…

Do not hunt

Hunting – the murderous business Hunting may have played an important role, next to plant gathering and scavenging, for human survival in prehistoric times, but the vast majority of modern hunters in developed countries stalk and kill animals for recreation. Hunting is a violent and cowardly form of outdoor entertainment that kills hundreds of millions…