PICK UP THE PIECES
students tackle trash
SPEAKING OF WASTE
four panel discussions
'NO PLASTIC STRAW'
what do we do with it?
from bottling our water
the recycling myth
Ocean | Environment | Science | Policy | Culture
Plastic Pollution Coalition and The Last Plastic Straw challenge you to refuse single-use plastic during the month of July and beyond.
The company's packaging can be recycled in the paper stream, buried in soil, or simply tossed into a composter.
We applaud the resolution adopted by the UN affirming the need for long-term strategies to reduce the use of plastics.
800+ NGOs Globally Urge End to Production of Single-Use Plastics
This year, a number of musicians, actors, artists, and leaders added their voices to the Refill Revolution movement.
Founder Sandra Ann Harris explains the company's plastic pollution solution.
The discussion went beyond concern about the threat of plastic pollution and focused on solutions.
Researches from The Ocean Cleanup published the first estimate of plastic emissions from rivers into the world’s oceans on June 7.
PPC joins more than 836 governments, organizations, businesses, and institutions across the globe in submitting a commitment during the UN's Ocean Conference, June 5-9.
'Nature needs to become something we appreciate, celebrate, and elevate not something we fear and forget.'
Plastics are only one cog in a larger system, a single-use culture reliant on the petrochemical and forest industries for its feed supply.
Watch musicians use items that typically end up in landfill as inspiration in this performance.
The Plastic Free Challenge asks people to refuse disposable plastic and lead by example by promoting to their circle of friends on social media.
The band urges fans to choose reusable items over single-use plastic.
Each year, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival transforms wide open spaces on “The Farm” in Manchester, Tennessee, into a place for tens of thousands of people to experience life together.
The initiative calls for new ways of designing packaging to prevent plastics from polluting the world's oceans.
Ranjith Annepu speaks on the critical need to create waste-wise communities.
She repurposes pieces of vintage jewelry, bric-a- brac, and odds and ends into wearable works of art.
'Listen to the dead whale’s wake-up call, look closer and see what plastic pollution does to the ocean.'
Americans use 500 million plastic straws a day. Join these students in asking In-N-Out Burger to #SwitchTheStraw
A new bill aims to clean up the environment by banning polystyrene (Styrofoam) in the state of California.
TAPP Water is on a mission to get Europeans back to drinking tap water with an ambitious waste reduction goal: 1 billion bottles by 2020.
The cylinder, regardless of material, is one of the strongest geometrical shapes.
How one woman inspires a global campaign.
I care about the environment, because it just makes sense to me. If the environment dies, we will die. We need our environment to stay healthy.
Student Abeer Khan has been raising awareness about plastic pollution for six years.
Join us in calling on the U.S. to make a voluntary commitment on plastic reduction at the UN.
The film 'All the Way to the Ocean' is available for free download in honor of Earth Day.
Scharf's work references his lifelong concern about the detrimental environmental effects of discarded plastic.
Previously isolated from western consumerism culture, Cuba is in the process of one of the biggest changes in recent times.
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