14. Feb 2016

Tyre Tragedy

California plans to recycle 75% of its old tires by 2020, but there are still a lot of tires being shipped to Asia, where they are burnt in factories as a cheaper alternative to coal.
One could think that that is not Californias problem anymore, but a lot of studies show that pollution from China makes it across the Pacific Ocean and reduces the American air quality.

 

Pollution doesn’t know borders…

 

→ takepart.com

 

tire-tragedy

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