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Tue Oct 4, 2016, 04:50 PM

Beer Company Develops Edible Six-Pack Rings That Feed, Rather Than Kill, Marine Life

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Beer Company Develops Edible Six-Pack Rings That Feed, Rather Than Kill, Marine Life
A craft beer company and an ad agency brewed up a brilliant idea to save marine life if six-pack rings end up in the ocean. Are you aware that 80% of the plastic humans throw away ends up in the oceans? The sad reality is made worse when one learns that, as a result, billions of pounds of plastic are now swirling in convergences in the seas. In fact, 40% of earth’s total ocean mass is now covered by plastic.
According to Greenpeace, approximately 70% of Seabirds and 80% of Sea Turtles are now ingesting plastic. As a result,1,000,000 birds and 100,000 marine mammals and sea turtles are dying each year.

One of the major contributors to this epidemic are the seemingly harmless six-pack rings found around cans of soda and beer. Because the rings have little value, consumers nonchalantly throw them into the trash without any regard for marine life. Now, 99% of seabirds are expected to have plastic in their guts by the year 2050. This is unacceptable, and a Florida-based brewery agrees.

Saw this at Facebook. Now, if we can make all plastics biodegradable and edible.

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Tue Oct 4, 2016, 05:17 PM

1. got a product name i can search on?

 

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Tue Oct 4, 2016, 07:57 PM

3. Wow.

This seems like a brilliant idea! I hope it works. It is ideas like this that will help save our planet. I believe that.

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