Be part of the change and reduce your plastic consumption

Plastic is a material that is commonly found in almost every item and it’s contaminating our environment

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post-consumer waste

Colombia against post-consumer waste

Wondering where to throw away that old phone or drained batteries that are kept in a forgotten drawer in your house?

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Latin America pollution

Latin America: a continuous pollution alert?

In 2017, Latin America has been making headlines for its constant pollution alerts and it’s now raising concerns.

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The war on ocean plastic

The UN launched an unprecedented global campaign against ocean plastic as more than 8 million tons of plastic leak into the ocean each year.

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Prohibiting cars may not help clean up the air

Mexican study published in Scientific Reports found little evidence that these type of measures improve air quality.

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6,000 tons of sunblock in Mexican beaches

Personal care products directly affect coral reef’s degradation, but this Mexican couple is already doing something about it. 

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Every piece of plastic made still exists

With decomposition lasting as far as 500 years, plastic continues to be all around us. 

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Bogota’s newest tires recycling program

Students from Colombian National University are using tire powder to create insulating construction material.

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Over 46 tons of residues were recovered in Colombian cities

‘Limpiemos Colombia’ first edition results and here’s a project that could benefit from it.

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Uruguayans cleaned up their coasts

Plastic residues, debris, wood and tires were recovered from the ocean. 

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Colombian Ministry of Environment to invest 5,000 million pesos to clean up bay

20,000 families could benefit from the clean-up of the Tumaco bay in the Pacific region.

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Pollution might have caused the death of 10,000 endangered frogs in Peru

Authorities are investigating the disaster in the Coata River, a tributary of Lake Titicaca.

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9 out of 10 people in the world live with excessive air pollution

The UN World Health Organization says 6.5 million people die annually from air pollution, with nearly 90% of them occurring in low and middle-income countries. 

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Sanitation at Rio Olympics deserves no medals

Rio failed to meet environmental sanitation targets in it's beaches, rivers, lakes and lagoons. 

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18 million trees to fight Mexico City pollution

With pollution levels at its highest the Ministry of Environment announced plans to reforest the area and fight pollution. 

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Peru wants to stop contamination in the Rimac River

Being the source of water for more than 10 million people its conservation and cleaning is a national matter. 

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Mexico City chokes on its congestion problem

Authorities are trying to reduce pollution in the capital but confused policy-making and rising car ownership are reducing the city to poisonous gridlock

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