#Plastic pollution

  • Article: The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain
    Environment

    The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    The reign of plastic straws appears to be nearing an end. Read more

  • Article: 10 Facts About Plastic Pollution You Absolutely Need to Know
    Environment

    10 Facts About Plastic Pollution You Absolutely Need to Know

    By Seneo Mwamba|June 14, 2018

    We seriously need to do something about our plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Kids Just Attended the First-Ever Ocean Plastic Bootcamp
    Environment

    Hundreds of Kids Just Attended the First-Ever Ocean Plastic Bootcamp

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2018

    A bootcamp to save the world. Read more

  • Article: US and Japan Refuse to Sign G7 Pact Against Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    US and Japan Refuse to Sign G7 Pact Against Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|June 11, 2018

    “The facts are clear. Our oceans are a mess.” Read more

  • Article: These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam
    Finance & Innovation

    These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam

    By Joe McCarthy|June 7, 2018

    Styrofoam can take up to 500 years to break down. Read more

  • Article: Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic
    Environment

    Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    “Humanity’s footprint is clear.” Read more

  • Article: Chile Approves Total Ban on Plastic Bags
    Environment

    Chile Approves Total Ban on Plastic Bags

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 30, 2018

    “A bag is manufactured in a minute, used for half an hour, and remains for 400 years in our nature.” Read more

  • Article: Alaska Airlines Is Banning Plastic Straws — Thanks to a 16-Year-Old Girl Scout
    Environment

    Alaska Airlines Is Banning Plastic Straws — Thanks to a 16-Year-Old Girl Scout

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2018

    “My hope is that we can continue to rally together and inspire future generations to take a stand.” Read more