#Plastic alternatives

  • Article: Antigua and Barbuda’s Revolutionary New Sustainability Model Could End Plastic Pollution

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Revolutionary New Sustainability Model Could End Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 28, 2019

    PM Gaston Browne said it's becoming a "blueprint for change" at the 2019 Global Citizen Festival. Read more

  • Article: I've Fought Plastic Pollution Since the 6th Grade. We Can Stop This Problem.

    I've Fought Plastic Pollution Since the 6th Grade. We Can Stop This Problem.

    Sept. 12, 2019

    From changing recycling laws to transforming corporate sustainability. Read more

  • Article: It’s Now Illegal to Distribute Plastic Bags in Panama

    It’s Now Illegal to Distribute Plastic Bags in Panama

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|July 22, 2019

    Fines will be used to improve the country’s recycling system. Read more

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

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

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 29, 2019

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

  • Feature: 5 Plastic Alternatives Doing More Harm Than Good — and What to Use Instead

    5 Plastic Alternatives Doing More Harm Than Good — and What to Use Instead

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 9, 2019

    “It’s dangerous for us to continue to have a single-use mentality.” Read more