Another week has passed and we're back with the climate updates! This is "Let's balance out" and you'll read one good news and one bad news about the climate crisis. Shall we begin?
So what do you want first? The good news or the bad news?
Okay guys, everyone is at home right now and honestly it's not like we have somewhere to be. And we care even less about what we're wearing, I dare anyone to admit they're wearing something different than sweatpants or a pajama.
BUT, regardless of this a lot of us are doing shopping online, maybe to be ready when we're out of the lockdown and show everyone our new outfits.
And this may be good for our wardrobe but it is not so much for the environment , because a lot of companies who sell online stuff are doing fast fashion, which is like the one reason behind the fact that the fashion industry is at the 2nd place of the most polluting industries of the world.
So guys, let's think twice before buying online!
Scientist have created a special mutant enzyme who's capable of recycling plastic bottles within hours.
The original company behind this discovery is Carbios, and it has also partnered up with companies like Pepsi and L'Oréal.
"The enzyme, originally discovered in a compost heap of leaves, reduced the bottles to chemical building blocks that were then used to make high-quality new bottles"
If you want to read more, check this out!