Serious games that give serious results
Welcome to this introduction of ‘Serious Plastic Game: PLASTICENE’ – a serious game about the sustainable use of plastic packaging. Feel like being launched into the seat of the prime minister, responding to large-scale events, making policies and governance strategies? If so, this short blog post is today’s must-read for you.
Why everyone should be aware of what’s happening at UNEA-5.2
Currently, more than 11 million metric tons of plastic are flowing into the ocean each year. Despite the exponential growth in voluntary initiatives, national and regional regulations to tackle plastic pollution, there is no sign that leakage rates are slowing.
Do we really not recycle all types of plastics?
The short answer is, no we don't. Unfortunately. There are various reasons for that, and I will try to give a short overview of some of the main ones.
Norway's largest private environmental fund
Have you ever wondered what is behind plastic bags cost? Every time you purchase a plastic bag at a shop, half a kroner (50 øre) become allocated to the Norwegian Retailers’ Environmental Fund (Handelens Miljøfond). Even though half a kroner does not seem to be a big deal, the aggregation of all halves adds up to the largest private environmental fund in Norway.