#Plastic waste

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws
    Environment

    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more

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

    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: A Turtle's Chance of Death Skyrockets With Each Piece of Plastic It Ingests
    Environment

    A Turtle's Chance of Death Skyrockets With Each Piece of Plastic It Ingests

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 14, 2018

    "We find hundreds of pieces of plastic in some turtles." Read more

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

    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

  • Article: This Fungus Could Be the Answer to the Plastic Waste Crisis
    Environment

    This Fungus Could Be the Answer to the Plastic Waste Crisis

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 12, 2018

    This fungus can eat some plastics in a matter of days. Read more

  • Article: Major Beer Brand Ditches Six-Pack Rings for Recyclable Glue
    Finance & Innovation

    Major Beer Brand Ditches Six-Pack Rings for Recyclable Glue

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Jana Sepehr|Sept. 6, 2018

    No more cutting apart six-pack rings. Read more

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

    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
    Environment

    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