#Plastic waste

  • Article: Mountain of Trash: Thousands of Volunteers Clean Up Plastic Litter at NYC Beach
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    Mountain of Trash: Thousands of Volunteers Clean Up Plastic Litter at NYC Beach

    By Joe McCarthy|June 10, 2019

    “We live here, the beach is our backyard, and the amount of trash we see is astounding.” Read more

  • Article: Nearly Everything You Consume Is Contaminated by Microplastics, Report Says
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    Nearly Everything You Consume Is Contaminated by Microplastics, Report Says

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 5, 2019

    Avoiding single-use plastics is the best way to avoid contamination. Read more

  • Article: Your 300,000 Actions Against Ocean Plastics Are Making a Difference
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    Your 300,000 Actions Against Ocean Plastics Are Making a Difference

    By Sophie Barbier|May 21, 2019

    Government leaders across the world are taking action to stop plastic waste Read more

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