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Environmental Devastation: Nurdles off the Coast of Sri Lanka

What are nurdles?  Most people have heard of microplastics. Many identify them as plastics at the end of their lifecycle – a result of broken-down plastic materials over time in our environment. But have you heard of nurdles? They might come to mind as a cute Pokémon or delicious appetizer, but they are far from …

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Beauty’s Dirty Secret; The Plastic Problem in the Beauty Industry

As beautiful as the beauty industry can be, unfortunately, it leaves behind a massive plastic footprint. The industry’s mess, often masked by inspiring imagery and hushed realities, is a massive carbon and pollution footprint sourced from packaging, laminations, and ingredients containing harmful microplastics. Just the packaging alone adds up to a global impact of 120 …

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