#Plastic waste

  • 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

  • Article: Nat Geo's Surprising New Cover Shows the Ongoing Perils of Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    Nat Geo's Surprising New Cover Shows the Ongoing Perils of Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2018

    More than 700 marine animal species have been harmed by plastic. Read more

  • Article: There's Now a Black Market for Plastic Bags in Kenya
    Environment

    There's Now a Black Market for Plastic Bags in Kenya

    By Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2018

    A recent ban has pushed the sale of bags underground. Read more

  • Article: 45,000 Norwegians Join Massive Beach Clean-Up
    Environment

    45,000 Norwegians Join Massive Beach Clean-Up

    By Joe McCarthy|May 7, 2018

    "The engagement is absolutely enormous.” Read more

  • Article: Fed Up With Plastic, This Man Got Kenya to Ban It
    Environment

    Fed Up With Plastic, This Man Got Kenya to Ban It

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2018

    His story shows that individual activism can go a long way. Read more

  • Article: UK Flooding Uncovers Shocking Scenes of Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    UK Flooding Uncovers Shocking Scenes of Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2018

    “It’s the worst image I’ve ever seen of plastic pollution.” Read more

  • Article: These Plastic-Free Water Bottles Disappear 3 Weeks After You Throw Them Away
    Finance & Innovation

    These Plastic-Free Water Bottles Disappear 3 Weeks After You Throw Them Away

    By Joe McCarthy|May 2, 2018

    The sustainable bottles decompose after less than a month in a landfill. Read more

  • Article: That Massive Ocean Garbage Patch Is About to Be Cleaned Up
    Environment

    That Massive Ocean Garbage Patch Is About to Be Cleaned Up

    By Joe McCarthy|April 23, 2018

    “The plastic pollution problem has always been portrayed as something insolvable.” Read more