#Plastic pollution

  • Article: The UN Wants to Ban Plastic Waste in Oceans
    Environment

    The UN Wants to Ban Plastic Waste in Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 1, 2017

    The effort is both urgent and extremely challenging. Read more

  • Article: The ‘Pepsi Lobster’ Isn’t Alone. These 5 Other Animals Were Harmed by Plastic
    Environment

    The ‘Pepsi Lobster’ Isn’t Alone. These 5 Other Animals Were Harmed by Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 30, 2017

    Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans has reached a crisis level Read more

  • Article: Shocking Photos Show Extent of Plastic Pollution in Caribbean
    Environment

    Shocking Photos Show Extent of Plastic Pollution in Caribbean

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 27, 2017

    “I’ve never seen a photo that illustrates how bad the problem is in that area.” Read more

  • Article: 83% of All Tap Water Around the World Has Plastic Fibers In It
    Water & Sanitation

    83% of All Tap Water Around the World Has Plastic Fibers In It

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 6, 2017

    It’s an invisible epidemic. Read more

  • Article: Turns Out There’s Not Just 1 Great Oceanic Garbage Patch — There Are 5
    Environment

    Turns Out There’s Not Just 1 Great Oceanic Garbage Patch — There Are 5

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2017

    And that’s just the start of the plastic problem. Read more

  • Article: 7 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Straws to Help Save the Oceans
    Environment

    7 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Straws to Help Save the Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|July 10, 2017

    “It’s not that hard to give up straws.” Read more

  • Article: Why You Should Absolutely Never Use a Plastic Straw Again
    Environment

    Why You Should Absolutely Never Use a Plastic Straw Again

    By Joe McCarthy|June 27, 2017

    It’s not as hard as you think. Read more

  • Article: 9 Sad But True Facts About How Much Plastic Is Really in Our Oceans
    Environment

    9 Sad But True Facts About How Much Plastic Is Really in Our Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|June 8, 2017

    It’s terrorizing marine life. Read more