Quiz: How Trashy are You? Plastic Pollution Calculator
So fresh and so clean, or super trashy?
How much do you know vs how much do you throw? Find out your personal plastic pollution score.
The environment is a massive topic right now. In recognition of World Clean Up Day, and the impact that students can have when they come together, we’ve created some interactive tools to help you understand the part you play in the ecological crisis.
Protesters all over the world were raising their voices, demanding action on the climate crisis in 2019.
School Strike 4 Climate Australia organised some of the biggest environmental protests in Australia, showing that students are powerful when they unite.
But while the topic of climate is hot, let’s not forget about the evil twin of global warming – the plastic pollution crisis. It’s one of the most important and urgent environmental issues of our time.
Global plastic production has skyrocketed since the year 2000, and 91% of it is never recycled. Half of all plastics ever made were created in the last 15 years. It’s poisoning the oceans, harming marine animals and putting dangerous chemicals in our bloodstreams.