at least 8 million tons of plastics wind up in the oceans each year that's like dumping the contents of a garbage truck into marine waters every minute. this trash . they can also get entangled in discarded packaging materials or abandoned fishing gear, leading to injury and sometimes death. there isn't .
the proportion of milk put into glass bottles has fallen from just under 95pc in 1975 to under 4pc in 2012. dairy crest, which has three plastic bottling facilities, said its plastic bottles are more environmentally friendly with at least a third of their content being recyclable. a single pint glass bottle also weighs .
at walt disney world in florida. several people have died or been injured while riding attractions at walt disney world theme parks. since 2001, disney has been required to report incidents to state authorities. for example, from the first quarter of 2005 to the first .
at the same time, plastics absorb pollutants including pcbs (polychlorinated biphenyls) and pesticides, bringing poisons into the food chain . as a result, de rothschild originally set his launch date for 28 april - exactly 62 years to the day when heyerdahl set out on his epic journey across the pacific.
a whirlwind vector of outrage and hilarity, joan rivers was an old-school trouper, at her happiest performing and puncturing the inflated egos of hollywood.
plastic requires the equivalent of two kilos of oil for energy and raw material? yet more than one billion beverage bottles .
63 pounds of plastic packaging, per person, that end up in landfills in the united states every year. plastic accounts for 16 percent of all municipal solid waste in this country and 50 to 80 percent of the waste littering beaches, oceans, and seabeds. 6.8 percentage of total plastics recovered for recycling in .
lodi -- a fire broke out in lodi at a plastic plant early wednesday morning around 3 a.m. the fire is burning at epic plastics inc. on east turner road. the flames burning were upwards of 50 feet in some areas.
what the heck would he do if the person next to him suddenly died of a heart attack before he got into his bag? try to jump out the plane???? you know, we all have to abide by the airline's safety rules, so he should too. it's not fair on the crew to put himself and others at risk. if an emergency evacuation was .
death has occurred, the bureau has a mandatory duty to refer the results of the investigation to the appropriate prosecuting . work at henke l corporation by a temporary staffing agency [staffing solutions, inc.] as a . basalite concrete products dba epic plastics. date referred to boi. 4/30/2014.
perhaps 10 percent of the 260 million tons of plastic produced each year end up in earth's oceans. all that single-use plastic has unknown effects that begin with the tiny organisms at the base of the ocean food chain. better understood problems include the deaths of thousands of seabirds, marine .
the ecologist tweeted: 'i love blue planet ii but that scene linking the dead baby whale to plastic pollution seemed questionable. marine plastic is a massive problem - make the case with evidence, not hype, bbc earth.' malcolm hudson, associate professor in environmental sciences at southampton .
a large fire is burning at epic plastics fabrication company in lodi.
in 2011, gopal jhaveri and three of his friends came across a dead deer during their walk at sanjay gandhi national park in mumbai, india. after investigating, they discovered that over seven pounds of plastic were removed from the dead deer's stomach.
unfortunately, botched plastic surgeries aren't uncommon: surgical standards vary from country to country, and some patients forego operations by board-certified surgeons in favor of cheaper alternatives from unlicensed practitioners. a 25-year-old named janelle edwards died in june following a breast .
death at a. rubber and plastics chemical. manufacturing company. september 2015. this study looked at causes of death in workers at a rubber and plastics chemical manufacturing plant in new york state. what we found. what were the main findings from this study? the total number of deaths .
plastics entering whales' diets. as plastic cannot be digested, it sits in . aside from just eating the garbage, marine debris puts animals at risk through entanglement from old fishing lines and abandoned nets. animals are in danger from .
a 46-year-old man has died at berry plastics plant in phillipsburg, new jersey, after claims he was struck by a piece of industrial machinery. the accident happened at approximately 11.30am on tuesday (july 25), according to reports. the us department of labor's occupational safety and health .
a british socialite stripped off her clothes and jumped to her death from a 15-storey building in beverly hills after undergoing a facelift. she allegedly suffered a bad reaction to an anaesthetic used in the operation by 'a-list' plastic surgeon dr brian novack. sandra d'auriol, 53, a jeweller who had worked for .
the cuvier's beaked whale was put down by wardens at the weekend. cuvier's beaked whales are up to 22ft long and usually feed on squid and deep-sea fish. the mammals do not normally range in norwegian waters. sadly, plastic is regularly found in the stomachs of beached whales around the world.