For a brief window in 2020 the world economy slowed. Roads and sidewalks emptied as citizens retreated indoors to protect their health and slow viral spread. Dwindling tourism and closed borders forced the carbon-intensive airline industry to ground planes and schedule half-empty flights, creating extreme financial distress across the global aviation sector.
It’s the end of Plastic Free July, the campaign to raise awareness of the world’s plastic consumption problem. The campaign boasts that 120 million people took the pledge to stop using plastic for the month of July this year. Raising awareness for this issue is important for the planet and
Malaysia is another country in Asia to reject plastic waste from the west. As a result of China’s decision to stop accepting plastic waste from the United States and others, 7 Million tons per year have been interrupted. In the midst of confusion and market failure, waste was illegally shipped