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
For years, the entertainment industry has built a model of disposable infrastructure, here’s how we can change it.
It’s easy to reduce how much single-use plastic you consume while traveling through a bit of preparation and some conscious decision making on the road.
On Monday coffee giant Starbucks announced a phase out of plastic straws globally in its stores by 2020.
Maria Cristina Finucci's light installation "HELP the Ocean” sounds the alarm about the state of our planet.
Reach out to local eateries in your neighborhood or town and ask them to change their protocol to "only serve straws upon request."
The artists took five days to create the installation, using plastic gathered on the beach by the World Wildlife Fund's beach cleanups.
The newly-released G7 Ocean Plastic Charter appears a lot like worldwide efforts to combat climate change.
Have you ever thought about the waste created by school supplies?
A monumental public sculpture was unveiled last week in Sanur, Bali.
Together, we are saying No to plastic pollution.
Malibu, California voted to prohibit the sale, distribution, and use of single-use plastic straws, plastic stirrers, and plastic cutlery, effective June 1, 2018.
The Last Plastic Straw presented the City of Alameda, California, with a certificate on May 30 to recognize their efforts eliminating plastic straws.
On Monday, the European Commission proposed new EU-wide rules to target the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on Europe's beaches and seas, including plastic cutlery, straws, and cotton buds.
Plastic Pollution Coalition member organization Made Safe has released a new Hazard List of the worst offenders of toxic chemicals across product categories.
Planet or Plastic? Takes Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Major Environmental Crisis.
Chris Jordan is a photographer known for his stunning photos of the plastic-filled corpses of young albatross on Midway Island.
'ReThink Plastic' Reduced Participants' Exposure to Chemicals from Plastic
Whether you are an educator, community leader, youth advocate, or parent, check out these resources to help kids have fun and learn about the environment.
Clothing companies are blending synthetic fabric into everything they make, causing a massive microfiber pollution problem.
This is the most ambitious and comprehensive piece of municipal legislation in the U.S. aimed at reducing single-use disposable foodware.
In celebration of Earth Day 2018 and the theme "End Plastic Pollution" Plastic Pollution Coalition representatives spoke at the Washington National Cathedral on Sunday, April 22.
A new exhibit of paintings by Victoria Mimiaga makes plastic visible by placing in a space it doesn't belong: old master paintings.
CEO Sharon Rowe founded the company in 1989 after participating in Hudson River cleanups in New York, where she saw trees along the river filled with single-use plastic bags.
Here's what you can do the next time you go out to eat or drink.
"Better to conquer hearts than citadels." Nguyen Trai, the Vietnamese 15th century war strategist, lived by this principle.
The fight over BPA safety is a fight over the science of endocrine disruption.
As companies ramp up investments to create more plastic, they are banking on plastic infrastructure being profitable for decades to come.
Starbucks has an opportunity to show social and environmental responsibility, increase profits, save money and generate less waste, by promoting reusable cups.
How can we be pragmatic about having a positive effect on our environment rather than stuffing it full of "recyclables"?
This is four to 16 times larger than previous estimates.
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