#Plastic pollution

  • Article: Philippines Launches Massive Effort to Clean 'Unflushed Toilet' of Manila Bay
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    Philippines Launches Massive Effort to Clean 'Unflushed Toilet' of Manila Bay

    By Joe McCarthy|March 25, 2019

    The Supreme Court ruled that the bay had to be cleaned back in 2008. Read more

  • Article: Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach Shows Urgency of Zero Waste Movement
    Environment

    Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach Shows Urgency of Zero Waste Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 18, 2019

    Only China and Indonesia dump more plastic into the oceans than the Philippines. Read more

  • Article: This Artist Turned Thousands of Plastic Straws Into Stunning Ocean Waves
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    This Artist Turned Thousands of Plastic Straws Into Stunning Ocean Waves

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 18, 2019

    The installation highlights the problem of plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: The #Trashtag Challenge Is Getting People to Clean Up Their Local Environments
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    The #Trashtag Challenge Is Getting People to Clean Up Their Local Environments

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 11, 2019

    “Here is a new challenge for all you bored teens.” Read more

  • Article: Trader Joe's Makes Massive Commitment to Phase Out Plastic
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    Trader Joe's Makes Massive Commitment to Phase Out Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|March 7, 2019

    The company said it will eliminate 1 million pounds of plastic from its stores in 2019. Read more

  • Article: A Plastic-Eating Robot Shark Was Just Deployed off the UK Coast
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    A Plastic-Eating Robot Shark Was Just Deployed off the UK Coast

    By Joe McCarthy|March 4, 2019

    The shark can gather 15.6 tons of waste per year. Read more

  • Article: Every Animal Pulled From the Deepest Part of the Ocean Had Plastic in Its Gut
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    Every Animal Pulled From the Deepest Part of the Ocean Had Plastic in Its Gut

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 28, 2019

    “What you put in the trench stays in the trench.” Read more

  • Article: This Town Was Drowning in Plastic. Now It's a Model of Sustainability.
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    This Town Was Drowning in Plastic. Now It's a Model of Sustainability.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 14, 2019

    The town operates like plastic is a thing of the past. Read more