#Plastic waste

  • 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: 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: You Can Help Save Coral Reefs With This Reusable Water Bottle

    You Can Help Save Coral Reefs With This Reusable Water Bottle

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|Aug. 30, 2019

    “This is a way for people who care about the ocean to get involved and make an impact.” Read more

  • Article: Germany Plans to Ban Plastic Bags, Adding Momentum to Global Movement

    Germany Plans to Ban Plastic Bags, Adding Momentum to Global Movement

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 13, 2019

    Only 5% of plastic bags get recycled. Read more

  • Article: How Women of the Ivory Coast Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Beautiful Classrooms

    How Women of the Ivory Coast Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Beautiful Classrooms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 29, 2019

    More than 500 classrooms are scheduled to be built out of recovered plastic. Read more

  • Article: Cambodia Is the Latest Country to Send Containers of Garbage Back to the US and Canada

    Cambodia Is the Latest Country to Send Containers of Garbage Back to the US and Canada

    By Joe McCarthy|July 18, 2019

    "Cambodia is not a dustbin.” Read more