Global approach could fight “startling” amount of plastic waste in ocean

There is an estimated 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris floating in the ocean, or sitting kilometres out of sight on the bottom of the seabed. Plastic Oceans Australasia acting executive director, Ricki Hersburgh, highlighted these “startling” figures in her presentation, Ocean Plastics – A Real Waste Management Issue, at the Waste 2019 conference. She …
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More than 32,000 litter advocates contribute to reporting 43,000 incidents in NSW

In a bid to keep NSW clean and change people’s attitude towards littering, more than 32,800 members of the public have signed up as citizen enforcers to report litterers to the NSW EPA. At the Litter Congress 2019, held in Sydney on May 28-29, NSW EPA acting chairman and CEO, Mark Gifford, said since the …
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