#polucion plastica

  • Article: It’s Now Illegal to Distribute Plastic Bags in Panama
    Environment

    It’s Now Illegal to Distribute Plastic Bags in Panama

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|July 22, 2019

    Fines will be used to improve the country’s recycling system. Read more

  • Article: Ocean Activists Remove 80,000 Pounds of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean
    Environment

    Ocean Activists Remove 80,000 Pounds 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: Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam — A Major Win for the Environment
    Environment

    Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam — A Major Win for the Environment

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 19, 2019

    Fines for using styrofoam range from about $760 to $7,600. Read more

  • 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