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  • World Oceans Day 2021 - microplastics impacting the ocean

    This World Oceans Day We Should Consider How Plastic Is Used

    Today is the UN’s World Oceans Day so we’d like to discuss a related topic that we know most about: plastic. As you probably know, waste plastic in the marine environment is an increasing problem. Some plastics don’t degrade in sea water so could remain in their manufactured shape for thousands of years. On the other hand,…

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  • SMI team collecting their ISOQAR certificate of registration

    Scientific Management International Grows Green Credentials

    Scientific Management International Ltd (SMI) announced today that its manufacturing site in Andover, UK, has been certified to the environmental and quality management standard ISO 14001. SMI has been operating an Environmental Management Plan for some years ahead of formalising the certification. Andrew Hackett, Head of Quality Assurance & Compliance, commented: “This ISO 14001 certification…

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  • Plastic bottles destroying the ocean

    Harnessing the Power of Plastic for Good

    With the world waking up to the pollution crisis presented by plastics in the ocean why are SMI championing introducing more polyethylene into the sea? According to WWF, the average Australian uses 130 kg of plastic each year and up to 130,000 tonnes of plastic will find its way into our waterways and into the…

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  • Plastic in the ocean

    Why Putting Plastic Into the Oceans Can Be a Good Thing

    With the world waking up to the pollution crisis presented by plastics in the ocean why is a British company championing introducing more polyethylene into the sea? According to the UN, about 8 million tonnes of plastic waste is dumped in the seas annually and has been discovered at the deepest point of the ocean,…

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