Cristo Balete wrote:
Since I assume this audience here wants to help the planet, wants to keep things organic, safe, and help stop climate change
Cristo Balete wrote:, one of the things I see happening on the West Coast is the massive shipments of goods brought on polluting ships, that don't hold up, items that need to be repaired and replaced much more often than quality goods, then go into landfills by the ton, only to off-gas and pollute as they break down under the soil, near our clean water sources.
Cristo Balete wrote:This article is about how the Mega ships/container ships are polluting the oceans, while leading us to believe that buying cheap quality items is good for us.
By 2020, the global shipping fleet will be required to slash the noxious emissions from thick, sulfur-laden “bunker” fuel, a move that is expected to sharply reduce air pollution and prevent millions of cases of childhood asthma and other respiratory ailments.