#Plastic waste

  • 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

  • Article: Live Nation Will No Longer Serve Plastic Straws In All of Its Theaters
    Environment

    Live Nation Will No Longer Serve Plastic Straws In All of Its Theaters

    By Joe McCarthy|April 17, 2018

    A major win for the environment. Read more

  • Article: This Whale Died From 64 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach
    Environment

    This Whale Died From 64 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2018

    Globally, more than 8 million tons of plastic enter the world’s oceans every year. Read more

  • Article: The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year
    Food & Hunger

    The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 9, 2018

    All of this consumed plastic could have negative health effects. Read more