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
Oct. 18 - TODAY is DO DAY, an international day of DOing hosting by The DO School in partnership with Plastic Pollution Coalition.
Oct. 18 - Many disposable pads and tampons contain little bits of plastic that’ll still be hanging around in 500-800 years from now.
Oct. 16 - The stunning footage serves as a reminder that there is no ‘away.’
Oct. 9 - Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 cleanups and brand audits of plastic pollution.
Oct. 4 - The projected <5% U.S. plastic recycling rate in 2018 should be a wake-up call to the false promise that recycling is a credible solution to plastic pollution.
Many of the things that worry and frustrate me here at home, like inequities in the world, consumption, and trash and plastic piling up, were present in Jamaica.
Unlike many, I am not in the plastic pollution movement because of a love for the ocean. Though I did grow up beachfront in Abu Dhabi, UAE, I am motivated through personal accountability.
Sept. 20 - AB 1884 - Straws Upon Request requires restaurants to offer straws only upon request.
Scuba diving has an amazing way of hooking you from the first moment you jump in the water.
Cigarette butts continue to be the number one item collected in shoreline cleanups worldwide.
Seattle-based QFC will be the company's first retail division to phase out single-use plastic bags. The company expects QFC's transition to be completed in 2019.
San Francisco, CA passed the Plastic, Toxics and Litter Reduction Ordinance this week as a result of years of work by many stakeholders.
The first two chemicals of increasing concern on their list are used in the manufacture of plastics.
Researchers discovered that several greenhouse gases are emitted as common plastics degrade in the environment.
The seagull had a piece of white Styrofoam in its beak, and I wondered how to help.
Starbucks has started the process of switching from the traditional plastic cup and green straw combo to a strawless lid, quickly dubbed by the public as an "adult sippy cup."
The foundation will raise awareness about the problem of single-use plastic among millions of followers across the world.
At least 148 substances in plastic packaging are highly hazardous and many compounds are untested for toxicity and/or unknown.
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.
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