#Plastic

  • Article: Why You Should Absolutely Never Use Microbead Soaps Again
    Environment

    Why You Should Absolutely Never Use Microbead Soaps Again

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    Tiny beads = big problems. 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: This Girl Used Banana Leaves to Beat Kenya’s New Plastic Bag Ban, and the Internet Fell in Love
    Environment

    This Girl Used Banana Leaves to Beat Kenya’s New Plastic Bag Ban, and the Internet Fell in Love

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 1, 2017

    Having a plastic bag in Kenya can now mean four years in jail. So this girl got creative. Read more

  • Article: Seattle to Ban All Plastic Straws, Utensils in Restaurants in 2018
    Environment

    Seattle to Ban All Plastic Straws, Utensils in Restaurants in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 28, 2017

    It’s part of a much larger movement. 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: 75% of All Plastic Ever Made Has Been Thrown Away and Other Startling Facts
    Environment

    75% of All Plastic Ever Made Has Been Thrown Away and Other Startling Facts

    By Joe McCarthy|July 20, 2017

    Humans have produced 1 billion elephants worth of plastic. 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