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2022-08-16
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Marine plastic pollution alarm, Johnson & Johnson announced to stop selling plastic cotton swabs

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core tip: the United Nations issued a warning last year, saying that a small amount of empty bottles and clothes floating on the sea have once become a serious threat to human health and terrestrial environment ecology, and is now the most risky environmental achievement in the world. At the suggestion of the environmental protection group, many multinational companies have promised not to use plastic in their products. Johnson & Johnson also followed up and announced that it would stop selling cotton sticks made of plastic and replace them with paper

so [China Packaging News] the United Nations issued a warning last year, saying that the friction wheel surface in the gearbox should not be oiled or splashed with oil. Now a small amount of empty bottles and clothes floating on the sea have once become a serious threat to human health and terrestrial environment, and is now the most risky environmental achievement in the world. At the suggestion of the environmental protection group, many multinational companies have promised not to use plastic in their products. Johnson Johnson also followed up and announced that it would stop selling cotton sticks made of plastic and replace them with paper

the Independent reported that global plastic consumption increased rapidly, with a 38% increase in plastic consumption from 2004 to 2014, but the return work did not keep pace at all, so that a small amount of plastic particles less than 5mm in length were washed onto the land. In 2010, it was estimated that about 4.8 million to 12.7 million tons of plastic were in the sea, initially eaten by whales, plankton and other terrestrial organisms

experiments show that using plastic instead of 1% of the accumulation in the worm's body has a negative impact on the worm's ability to store energy. Last year, a study analyzed fish bile sold in Indonesia and California and found that more than a quarter of fish contained plastic

scientists fear that the chemicals in plastics and the chemicals attached to plastics in the natural environment can lead to terrestrial biological poisoning, infertility and genetic destruction. If humans ingest a small amount, they will also suffer. The United Nations reported that the presence of micro plastics in food can add plastic related chemicals to indirect contact with human beings, and can pose a risk to human health

people will even suck plastic particles suspended in the air into the lungs, and the effect on the lungs is similar to that of car smoke. The report points out that the concentration of microplastics in some regions of the world is higher than that in other regions. East Asia is one of the most affected regions. The plastic on the land around Japan is 27 times more than that in other parts of the world

environmental defenders are worried that the particles of exfoliator in soap and cosmetics will purify the land, which has made some cosmetics companies, including Clarins, Estee Lauder, P & G and other multinational enterprises promise to remove the particles in their products. In addition, decomposed fibers will also be released into the world's waters through the huge fibers of natural fabrics, such as wool and polyester in washing machines, which is also one of the biggest reasons for plastic purification on land

although the plastic bag marked as biodegradable is almost a good treatment scheme, in most cases, this kind of plastic bag will only decompose at a temperature exceeding 50 ℃, which is not in line with the land environmental conditions. Therefore, whether to use these environmental protection materials or not is not the key. The most critical part is still that the return work is not done thoroughly, and whether the enterprises that dominate plastic consumption are willing to face up to their achievements and whether there are alternatives in their pockets

in order to deal with the purification of plastic on land, Johnson Johnson announced that it would stop selling cotton sticks made of plastic and use paper instead. The British land maintenance association pointed out that cotton swabs were the sixth largest rare waste found on British beaches in 2016. The secondary reason was that people used to throw used cotton swabs into the toilet, causing plastic to follow the sewer to purify the land, while cotton swabs made of paper can decompose naturally, increasing doubts about purification

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