Newsdesk

Category: Environmental Issues

Single Use Plastic Bags – No gracias!

January 21, 2019

Although many people see plastic bags as something convenient, they are just the opposite, causing more harm to the world than the benefit they give us. Of all products made of plastic, disposable bags are one of the biggest causes of pollution worldwide. This year, it is expected that more than five thousand tonnes of […]

Crackdown on plastic bags in Spain

December 10, 2018

With 300 whales being beached and dying due to plastic bag consumption in Australia alone this year, we are constantly reminded of the devastating impact plastic bags are having on our planet. In July this year the Spanish government passed a royal decree that enforces taxation and charging on all plastic shopping bags, excluding recyclable […]

Caring about the environment on the Costa del Sol

February 23, 2018

Sadly nowadays we are accustomed to seeing litter lying around, which will be dealt with by the local council. But sometimes more action is needed. Unfortunately, many people seem to think it’s easier to throw their debris wherever, without giving a second thought to how or where their waste will be disposed of in an […]

SPAIN’S SEABIN PROJECT WILL HELP SAVE WHALES FROM A SLOW DEATH

August 5, 2016

Our recent blog on how whales are suffering and dying as their stomachs fill up with plastic waste has had quite a response on social media—and now we are pleased to bring you a little good news. A Spanish based company has been trialling an ingenious way to help clean up the world’s seas and […]

HOW PLASTIC RUBBISH MAKES WHALES STARVE

July 25, 2016

MANIFESTO appreciates the beauty of design—whether man-made or that formed by the hand of Mother Nature—and surely few things are more beautiful than the sight of majestic whales swimming through the ocean waves. Sadly many species of the cetacean were hunted to near extinction by man seeking whale blubber for oil and flesh for food […]