#Plastic

  • 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: Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

    Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    "What we’re lacking is implementation, political will, and infrastructure." Read more

  • Article: Londoner, 23, Invents Award-Winning Plastic Alternative Made From Fish Scales

    Londoner, 23, Invents Award-Winning Plastic Alternative Made From Fish Scales

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 1, 2019

    Lucy Hughes from the University of Sussex won a James Dyson Award for her invention. 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