#Plastic pollution

  • Article: California Is the First State to Stop Offering Plastic Straws in Restaurants
    Environment

    California Is the First State to Stop Offering Plastic Straws in Restaurants

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2018

    The ban goes into effect in January 2019. Read more

  • Article: Kenyans Build Boat Out of Flip Flops and 10 Tons of Plastic
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    Kenyans Build Boat Out of Flip Flops and 10 Tons of Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 17, 2018

    “The reality is that what we’ve done is very simple. It’s just daring to dream.” Read more

  • Article: 5 South African Women Who Are Using Plastic to Drive Change in Their Communities
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    5 South African Women Who Are Using Plastic to Drive Change in Their Communities

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 14, 2018

    Waste doesn’t have to be rubbish! It can change people’s lives. Read more

  • Feature: Why Global Citizen Is Campaigning to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Oceans
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    Why Global Citizen Is Campaigning to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 13, 2018

    We’re trying to divert and remove 8 million tons of plastic from reaching the oceans by 2020. Read more

  • Feature: A Planet in Crisis: 5 Photographers Show a Dying Environment
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    A Planet in Crisis: 5 Photographers Show a Dying Environment

    By Olivia KestinJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 31, 2018

    People know the world is in crisis, but what does it look like? Read more

  • Article: This Is the Single Greatest Source of Ocean Trash (Hint: It's Not Plastic Straws)
    Environment

    This Is the Single Greatest Source of Ocean Trash (Hint: It's Not Plastic Straws)

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 29, 2018

    It’s also the least regulated. Read more

  • Article: America's Largest Grocery Chain Vows to Ban Plastic Bags by 2025
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    America's Largest Grocery Chain Vows to Ban Plastic Bags by 2025

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 23, 2018

    The grocery giant uses 100 billion plastic bags annually. Read more

  • Article: Swimmer Braves 60 Miles of Ocean to Stop Plastic Pollution
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    Swimmer Braves 60 Miles of Ocean to Stop Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 17, 2018

    “We are destroying the planet we are called to look after.” Read more