Sunday, Sep 20 2015, 03:04PM
Is plastic a new silent spring?
Rachel Carson's seminal book Silent Spring ignited a global environmental movement by highlighting the seemingly harmless toxins that surround us.
The parallels with her work 53 years ago and the growing global plastic pollution problem are uncanny and highly disturbing.
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There are lots of alternatives to plastics. In our new Information section you will find information on various plastic alternatives, how safe they are, and whether they can be easily recycled.
Sign this petition initiated by The 5Gyres Institute to support the elimination of plastic polyethylene micro-beads in personal care products.
Help to protect Canadians' health, by sending this letter to Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and to Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment.