National Marker Corp. M952RB No Smoking, Including Electronic Cigarettes Sign, 14 Inch X 10 Inch, Pressure Rigid Plastic

National Marker Corp. M952RB No Smoking, Including Electronic Cigarettes Sign, 14 Inch X 10 Inch, Pressure Rigid Plastic No smoking signs clearly indicate where flammable materials present a fire risk Make sure your workplace is Compliant with smoking laws by designating smoking areas so customers or employees who smoke know …

Plastic, mould found in dog food sparks call for regulation of pet food industry

Plastic, mould found in dog food sparks call for regulation of pet food industry

Posted May 16, 2018 15:46:42 Photo: Ruth Quick with her dog, Sergio (ABC News: Angelique Donnellan) Ruth Quick recently bought a bag of Applaws Duck and Venison dry dog food with an expiry date of May 2019 — it was mouldy. “I know of at least one person’s dog who …

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic removal system could become ‘world’s biggest piece of marine debris’, critics say – Science News

Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic removal system could become ‘world’s biggest piece of marine debris’, critics say – Science News

In 2012, an 18-year-old Dutch entrepreneur told a TEDx audience he was designing a device to clean-up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Boyan Slat’s idea sounded like a novel concept that would quickly succumb to the insurmountable logistical issues of cleaning up 1.6 million square kilometres of plastic in deep, …

Plastic pollution: it’s not just bags at the checkout, what about the plastic clogging supermarket aisles?

Plastic pollution: it’s not just bags at the checkout, what about the plastic clogging supermarket aisles?

Posted May 06, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Plastic-wrapped fruits and vegetables are regularly sold in supermarkets. (ABC Radio Sydney: Amanda Hoh) Related Story: There is a way to a plastic-free life, but those who do it offer a word of caution Related Story: Whale dies after swallowing nearly 30kg of rubbish …

Plastic is not the problem, it’s what you choose to do with plastic that’s the problem: expert

Plastic is not the problem, it’s what you choose to do with plastic that’s the problem: expert

Posted April 30, 2018 13:55:50 Photo: Professor Anthony Ryan says it’s not plastic that is the problem, but how people choose to deal with it. (Unsplash: Peter Bond) Getting rid of plastics entirely is highly unlikely, but also unnecessary. What we need to do is learn to stop using bad …

Anzac dawn service at Villers-Bretonneux: pomp, patriotism and plastic ponchos | David Marr | News

At the Last Post we dug out our ponchos. The rain had held off for hours but first the bugler and then the padre brought it down. Our discomfort was complete. Only one umbrella rose above the congregation at the dawn service at Villers-Bretonneux. It sheltered the Prince of Wales. …

Ban on plastic straws has unintended consequences for people with disabilities who rely on them

Ban on plastic straws has unintended consequences for people with disabilities who rely on them

By Eden Faithfull Posted April 25, 2018 13:17:50 Photo: Plastic drinking straws are huge environmental problem. (Pexels) Plastic straws are in the sights of environmental campaigners, but the push to ban this simple product could have unintended consequences. Advocacy group The Last Straw already boasts a robust list of venues …

CHOGM: Britain urges Commonwealth to tackle plastic waste, Queen tips Charles as successor

CHOGM: Britain urges Commonwealth to tackle plastic waste, Queen tips Charles as successor

Posted April 19, 2018 22:27:04 Photo: The call was made ahead of the opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. (Pool via AP: Dominic Lipinski) Related Story: The battle starts to name the Queen’s Commonwealth successor Related Story: ‘It’s not in our culture’: Vanuatu PM assures Turnbull there will …

Plastic bag bans are coming. Here’s what you need to know – Science News

Plastic bag bans are coming. Here’s what you need to know – Science News

From July 1, Queensland and Western Australia will ban single-use, lightweight plastic bags from major retailers, bringing the states into line with the ACT, South Australia and Tasmania. Victoria is set to follow, having announced plans in October 2017 to phase out most lightweight plastic bags this year, leaving only …

Plastic pollution is killing our marine wildlife. Here are a few ways you can help

Plastic pollution is killing our marine wildlife. Here are a few ways you can help

Updated April 12, 2018 10:20:18 Photo: These items washed up on a remote far north Queensland beach in 2016. (Supplied: Tangaroa Blue) Plastic pollution is a huge problem for marine wildlife. According to the World Wildlife Fund, 80 per cent of marine pollution is generated by land-based activities and it’s …