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Stoop

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plastiki
« on: July 27, 2010, 12:04:54 PM »

Rothschild just finished his voyagve on his plastic ship
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Re: plastiki
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2010, 08:31:05 PM »

The Plastiki, made from 12,500 plastic bottles, reached Sydney on Monday after just over four months at sea. Its journey began in San Francisco on March 20, carrying a six-member crew.



http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,5838688,00.html
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Re: plastiki
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2010, 08:29:36 AM »

That boat is amazing!

On the subject of plastic... Do you all think that it had something to do in the late 80s when cutting down the rainforests and trees in general started to take notice in the media? I just remember a point in time where they were all brown bags and I had to fold them jokers after putting groceries away, then somewhere along the way it was all plastic. I was taught the Slash and burn method is effecitve, and trees grown back. Petroleum based plastics are scary. The EPA and FDA allow parts per million to go into our bloodstream. Then I read that these small amounts of plastic in our food and beverages adversely affects our hormones (even in men). They say its to blame for a lot of ailments. FDA couldnt even regulate salmonella in peanut butter, so I cant believe we have a blind faith for all of these government factions. I think we should go back to the days when everything were in glass bottles (like sodas in central america).




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Re: plastiki
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2010, 10:04:25 AM »

I agree, kind of like the enviromentalist protesting deforestation brought the plastic problem on ourselves
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Re: plastiki
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2010, 10:08:09 AM »

Next thing you know we'll have a shortage of aluminum  :monkey:
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Re: plastiki
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2010, 11:27:41 AM »

better not, the world needs cold activated cans. ;)
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Re: plastiki
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2010, 11:52:25 AM »

Yes we do, the mountains need to stay blue!
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