#Plastic pollution

  • Article: Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    This will eliminate 517 tons of plastic annually. Read more

  • Article: Argentina Could Become the Next Dumping Ground for Plastic Waste

    Argentina Could Become the Next Dumping Ground for Plastic Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 1, 2019

    Importing plastic waste is risky business. Read more

  • Article: The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 8, 2019

    “This now gives us sufficient confidence in the general concept to keep going on this project.” Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About the Global Epidemic of Ocean Plastic Pollution

    What You Need to Know About the Global Epidemic of Ocean Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    It gets worse each year, but there are clear solutions. Read more

  • 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: 23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 4, 2019

    “We are seeing this organic groundswell of global concern, awareness, and outrage.” Read more

  • Article: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more