Mass Evacuations Ordered After Thai Chemical Factory Explodes, Killing 1 Person

Thai Authorities have ordered a mass evacuation after the Ming Dih foam and plastic pellet manufacturing factory located just outside Bangkok near Suvarnabhumi Airport exploded, killing one person and injuring 29 others. The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department and Bang …

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Greenpeace: UK Plastics Being Burned and Dumped in Turkey

Greenpeace investigations released on Monday revealed that southern Turkey is becoming the UK and Germany’s latest plastic waste dumping destination. Greenpeace reported that 40% of the UK’s plastic waste exports amounting to 210,000 tonnes were being dumped in Turkey last …

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Amazon Generated 211 Million Kilograms of Plastic Waste in 2019, Report Says

E-commerce company Amazon generated an estimated 211 million kilograms of plastic packaging waste in 2019, with 10.8 million kilograms of the waste ending up in freshwater and marine ecosystems, a new report claimed.

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