#polucion plastica

  • Article: This Grocery Store Made Embarrassing Plastic Bags to Remind Customers to Bring Their Own
    Environment

    This Grocery Store Made Embarrassing Plastic Bags to Remind Customers to Bring Their Own

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|June 10, 2019

    The bags say things like, “Into the Weird Adult Video Emporium.” Read more

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

    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: Students at This School in India Pay Tuition With Plastic Waste
    Education

    Students at This School in India Pay Tuition With Plastic Waste

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|May 23, 2019

    At the Akshar School, bottles and straws are keeping children in the classroom. Read more

  • Article: Adventurer Finds Plastic Bags After Diving to Deepest Part of the Ocean
    Environment

    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
    Environment

    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

  • Article: Scientists Just Developed a Plastic That Can Be Infinitely Recycled
    Finance & Innovation

    Scientists Just Developed a Plastic That Can Be Infinitely Recycled

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|May 8, 2019

    Only 9% of the plastic that’s used around the world gets recycled. Read more

  • Article: These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest
    Environment

    These Volunteers Are Cleaning Up 22,000 Pounds of Trash Left on Mount Everest

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 3, 2019

    Only 5,200 people have ever ascended the tallest mountain in the world. Read more

  • Article: ‘Biodegradable’ Shopping Bags Aren’t Breaking Down Like We Thought, Study Finds
    Environment

    ‘Biodegradable’ Shopping Bags Aren’t Breaking Down Like We Thought, Study Finds

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 29, 2019

    One bag was even able to hold groceries 3 years later. Read more