Most Common Source of Plastic Waste: Cigarettes

What’s the most common form of plastic pollution in the world? Straws, industrial waste, plastic bags? No, according to an article in Cigarette butts are actually the most abundant form of plastic waste in the world, with about 4.5 trillion individual butts polluting our global environment. Cigarette butts are made up of paper, tobacco,Continue reading “Most Common Source of Plastic Waste: Cigarettes”

The Problem with Plastic

In Chapter Six of Laudato Si, Pope Francis talks about avoiding plastic: Education in environmental responsibility can encourage ways of acting which directly and significantly affect the world around us, such as avoiding the use of plastic… Many aspects of our lives are dependent on the use of plastic. Most of the food we purchaseContinue reading “The Problem with Plastic”