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23 Apr: The plastic water bottle industry is booming.

The plastic water bottle industry is booming. Here’s why that’s a huge problem

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20 Oct: RIVM: drinking water often contains too high concentrations of PFAS

In response to the RIVM report, Minister Harbers is also having permits adjusted for wastewater discharges.

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29 Sep: PLASTIC FACTS & FIGURES Source: Plastic Soup Foundation

The amount of plastic that is produced in the world every year has increased explosively in just a human lifetime.

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29 Sep: NETHERLANDS PIVOTAL IN GLOBAL EXPORT OF PLASTIC WASTE source: Plastic Soup Foundation

Despite regulations to protect vulnerable countries, plastic waste flow more than doubled between 2020 and 2021

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06 May: Scientists warn: limit on plastic production is only remedy

Current plastic production is 450 million tons per year. By 2045, this will have doubled.

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04 Apr: Shortage of drinking water breaks up companies looking to expand: Vitens sells ‘no’

Water company Vitens is very concerned about the availability of drinking water in our region. De Gelderlander 30-03-2022, Albert Heller

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24 Mar: Microplastics found in human blood

Microplastic pollution has been detected in human blood for the first time, with scientists finding the tiny particles in almost 80% of the people tested. The discovery shows the particles can travel around the body and may lodge in…

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23 Mar: Using okra to purify microplastics from water

Microplastic pollution has been detected in human blood for the first time, with scientists finding the tiny particles in almost 80% of the people tested. The discovery shows the particles can travel around the body and may lodge in…

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22 Mar: What is water shortage and what to do?

On World Water Day, the United Nations wants to draw attention to global water problems and solutions. Which water problems are we facing? And what can we do about it? In this article you will read all about water and the problems it faces.

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04 Mar: Researchers grow vegetables without water in Saudi desert

Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have found a way to still grow crops without water. And what’s the best place to try that out? The desert.