#Plastic pollution

  • Article: Whole Foods Is Banning Plastic Straws and Will Reduce Its Plastic Packaging
    Environment

    Whole Foods Is Banning Plastic Straws and Will Reduce Its Plastic Packaging

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2019

    The company has been a sustainability leader. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Bans Tourists From Bringing Plastic Bags Into the Country
    Environment

    Tanzania Bans Tourists From Bringing Plastic Bags Into the Country

    By Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2019

    The effort to eliminate plastic bags is becoming unstoppable. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen
    Environment

    Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2019

    "One in every 10 breaths of oxygen you breathe in is thanks to these little guys.” Read more

  • Article: Adventurer Finds Plastic Bags After Diving to Deepest Part of the Ocean
    Environment

    Adventurer Finds Plastic Bags After Diving to Deepest Part of the Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 14, 2019

    Now his team will check if the animals they collected contain microplastics. Read more

  • Article: Mexico City Just Banned Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    Mexico City Just Banned Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 10, 2019

    The city faces a massive waste management problem. Read more

  • Article: This 'SodaStream' for Cleaning Products Could Seriously Shrink Your Plastic Footprint
    Environment

    This 'SodaStream' for Cleaning Products Could Seriously Shrink Your Plastic Footprint

    By Joe McCarthy|May 9, 2019

    “If you reduce the need for a plastic packaging, it doesn’t need to be recycled.” Read more

  • Article: Scientists Just Developed a Plastic That Can Be Infinitely Recycled
    Finance & Innovation

    Scientists Just Developed a Plastic That Can Be Infinitely Recycled

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 8, 2019

    Only 9% of the plastic that’s used around the world gets recycled. Read more

  • Article: These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest
    Environment

    These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 3, 2019

    Only 5,200 people have ever ascended the tallest mountain in the world. Read more