BioHogar (BioHome) in the face of climate change and plastics in Tulum
BioHogar Mexico, is a Non-Governmental Organization that was born in Tulum Quintana Roo, to act against Climate Change, plastic and the global threat caused by this waste, among them and more serious, that of the release of micro-plastics or toxic particles pollutants that put the health and safety of ecosystems and humanity at risk.
Their work has been implemented in beaches and coasts of the Mexican Republic, among them: Tulum, Sian Kaan, Mayan Riviera, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Sayulita, Cabo Corrientes, Colima and Michoacan made to investigate and highlight the problem.
In the city of Tulum the results of the work have provided evidence to know that the Riviera Maya, Tulum and the Sian Kaan Reserve are ambassadors regions of global and national pollution, just as they can be protagonists in history as examples of cities in transition towards planetary sustainability.
Changes that must occur in Tulum to reduce or prevent contamination by plastics
A change that would be favorable, would be to use economies by the circular route, these have the attribute of contemplating the reuse in such a wide manner that we would be able to cancel the existence of waste
Stop the extraction of virgin materials and improve the existing natural capital.
Companies and hotels must use environmental management models to ensure that sustainable aspects are complied with in the operating processes of the establishments.
Replace the consumption of non-biodegradable disposable plastics and articles with compostable and biodegradable products.
Incorporate biodegradable or sustainable products in the habitual consumption and in the different productive and advertising processes.
Participation of civil society in the collection and donation of waste for the collection centers, as well as in the separation and appropriate disposal along with the different collection initiatives.
via: La Verdad Noticias