GDP and waste

GDP and waste

Waste recycling not only has positive effects on the environment but also at an economic level, since it contributes to the GDP, and at a social level, as a generator of employment. Continue reading “GDP and waste”

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The biggest plastic dump in the world: The ocean

The biggest plastic dump in the world: The ocean

New times, new challenges.

We have seen how plastic production has increased[1]聽to 300 million tons in 2013, of which 78 million is destined for the production of plastic[2]packaging. The extraordinary growth of this type of garbage has resulted in many plastics escaping collection and treatment systems and ending up in other places, like the seas or oceans and becoming a big landfill.

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