Beth Howell

Beth has been writing about the environment and climate change for over four years now – with her work being featured in publications such as The BBC, Forbes, The Express, Greenpeace, and in multiple academic journals.
Beth Howell
What Are the 6 Most Common Sources of Ocean Pollution?
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What Are the 6 Most Common Sources of Ocean Pollution?
By Beth Howell on July 3, 2024

There are now an estimated 170 trillion particles of plastic in the ocean, according to a recent study by 5 Gyres. That’s roughly 21,250 pieces of plastic for every person on the planet.

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The Importance of Environmental Sustainability
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The Importance of Environmental Sustainability
By Beth Howell on July 1, 2024

It's estimated that plastic releases more emissions per year than aviation and shipping, which is mostly down to its reliance on oil, contributing to climate change. And given humans throw...

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CleanHub Becomes the First Plastic Credit System Verified by TÜV SÜD
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CleanHub Becomes the First Plastic Credit System Verified by TÜV SÜD
By Beth Howell on June 1, 2024

Plastic credits are a relatively new concept to many people, but they're an important tool to prevent global plastic pollution.

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What Happens to the Plastic Waste CleanHub Collects?
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What Happens to the Plastic Waste CleanHub Collects?
By Beth Howell on May 31, 2024

At CleanHub, it’s our mission to make sure no plastic ends up in our oceans.

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CleanHub Technology: How We Use AI To Increase Transparency
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CleanHub Technology: How We Use AI To Increase Transparency
By Beth Howell on April 12, 2024

When it comes to plastic credits, transparency is key. It's important for everyone involved — the collection hubs, the brands that fund projects, us, and everyone in between — to have a...

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How Does CleanHub Collect Plastic Waste?
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How Does CleanHub Collect Plastic Waste?
By Beth Howell on April 9, 2024

At CleanHub, we’re on a mission to eradicate plastic pollution on our planet. We do this primarily by making sure that people in areas vulnerable to plastic pollution have effective waste...

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CleanHub's Plastic Tracking Software Explained
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CleanHub's Plastic Tracking Software Explained
By Beth Howell on April 8, 2024

Plastic collection is an essential tool when it comes to helping the environment — but what happens to this waste once it's collected?

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Top 6 Ways to Clean up the Oceans
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Top 6 Ways to Clean up the Oceans
By Beth Howell on February 1, 2024

It's estimated that about 11 million tonnes of plastic enter the oceans each year, according to Ocean Conservancy, which takes a massive toll on marine life and contributes to climate...

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What is Environmental Sustainability?
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What is Environmental Sustainability?
By Beth Howell on February 1, 2024

Our planet is in a state of flux. This summer, some European regions have seen temperatures reach a record-breaking 115.5 °F (46.4 °C). Just weeks later, the Alps received heavy snowfall in...

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Extended Producer Responsibility: What Is It and How Does It Work?
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Extended Producer Responsibility: What Is It and How Does It Work?
By Beth Howell on January 17, 2024

Who should pay for products to be recycled and fed back to the circular economy? This is a complex question — one that regulators have been asking more frequently in recent years.

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