#Plastic waste

  • 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

  • Article: Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    By Joe McCarthy|July 3, 2019

    The world produces enough waste annually to fill 822,000 Olympic-sized pools. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Have a Plastic-Free Fourth of July

    5 Ways to Have a Plastic-Free Fourth of July

    By Joe McCarthy|July 2, 2019

    Independence Day doesn’t have to be so unsustainable. Read more

  • Article: Activists Remove 40 Tons of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean

    Activists Remove 40 Tons of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 1, 2019

    Ghost nets kill 380,000 mammals each year. Read more

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

    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