#Plastic pollution

  • Article: This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    Lilly Platt, in the Netherlands, wants everyone to cultivate their “green heart.” Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Pandemic Provides Opportunity to Protect Oceans: Report

    COVID-19 Pandemic Provides Opportunity to Protect Oceans: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 14, 2020

    From fishing to shipping, countries can re-examine their marine identities. Read more

  • Article: The Province of Quebec Is Forcing Companies to Recycle the Plastic They Produce

    The Province of Quebec Is Forcing Companies to Recycle the Plastic They Produce

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2020

    “It is time to hold companies to account for what they put into the marketplace.” Read more

  • 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  and  Erica Sanchez|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