#Biodegradable

  • Article: ‘Biodegradable’ Shopping Bags Aren’t Breaking Down, Study Finds

    ‘Biodegradable’ Shopping Bags Aren’t Breaking Down, Study Finds

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 29, 2019

    One bag was even able to hold groceries 3 years later. Read more

  • Article: This Water Bottle Dissolves if It Ever Enters the Ocean

    This Water Bottle Dissolves if It Ever Enters the Ocean

    By Erica SanchezJulie Ngalle  and  Joe McCarthy|Feb. 12, 2019

    “It’s kind of sidestepping the need for the recycling system we have.” Read more

  • Article: These Major Companies Just Pledged to Cut Out All Their Plastic Waste

    These Major Companies Just Pledged to Cut Out All Their Plastic Waste

    By Carmen Singer|Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 29, 2018

    More companies are pledging to cut their plastic usage after pressure from the public. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Created a Plastic Wrap Alternative From Seashells and Plants

    Scientists Created a Plastic Wrap Alternative From Seashells and Plants

    By Aileen ElsnerErica Sanchez  and  Jasper Lo|July 25, 2018

    This new material has the potential to replace plastic wrap packaging. Read more

  • Article: PG Tips Is Going Plastic-Free With Biodegradable Tea Bags

    PG Tips Is Going Plastic-Free With Biodegradable Tea Bags

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 28, 2018

    9 billion PG Tips teabags are sold in the UK every year. Read more