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New research from the University Medical Center Utrecht has found that immune cells that target microplastics die three times faster than cells that aren't exposed to microplastics.
The cost of load-shedding, increases in material prices and a weaker order book also hurt its bottom line.
Their stance on saving the planet is something we can get behind.
A lot of our disposable items are plastic – and these are often thrown away almost immediately after use, ultimately ending up in the ocean.
Boxes and grease-resistant wrappers are very convenient when you're eating on the go, but a new study concluded that these materials might be bad for your health.
Women whose bodies contained high levels of some chemicals found in plastics and cosmetics, experience menopause 2-4 years earlier than women with lower amounts in their systems.
The portfolio committee on small business development has vowed to exercise stringent oversight over the department of small business development.
Retirees who have been highly exposed to solvents and benzene during their working lives tend to perform worse or be slower on certain cognitive tasks than unexposed people.
Could that brightly-coloured teething ring be toxic?
Thinking about reaching for a disposable cup or plastic utensil? Greta Thunberg might make you reconsider.
The Ocean Cleanup, which is trying to remove plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, ran into problems in its first month of deployment.
The Labour Court ruled on Friday that the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa's) strike in the plastics sector was legal and that the employers in the sector could not undercut the union and its members’ right to strike.
China stopped absorbing rubbish from developed economies this year, disrupting the $200bn global recycling industry. Countries like the US and Germany are scrambling for solutions as scrap piles up.
In lab tests on plastic teething toys, researchers found chemicals known as endocrine disruptors – believed to interfere with the production of the reproductive hormones oestrogen and androgen.
Astrapak has concluded an agreement with Boxmore Plastics SA in terms of which Astrapak will dispose of and Boxmore will acquire certain operating entities.
Common chemicals found in plastics and personal care products may disrupt sexual development, experts say.
A new study shows that the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking, can disrupt the body's reproductive hormones, causing infertility, cancer and birth defects.
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