#Single-use Plastic

  • Article: Overwhelming Majority of 'Flushable' Wet Wipes Aren't Flushable at All
    Environment

    Overwhelming Majority of 'Flushable' Wet Wipes Aren't Flushable at All

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 13, 2018

    And it's doing serious harm to the sewers and the seas. Read more

  • Article: 10 Ways to Deal With Halloween Waste in Ways That Won't Come Back to Haunt Us
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    10 Ways to Deal With Halloween Waste in Ways That Won't Come Back to Haunt Us

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 31, 2018

    There’s nothing scarier than food waste and landfill. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Tax, Mental Health, and Everything Else You Need to Know About UK Budget 2018
    Citizenship

    Plastic Tax, Mental Health, and Everything Else You Need to Know About UK Budget 2018

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 30, 2018

    What does the Autumn Budget mean for Global Citizens? Read more

  • Article: London Is Going to Get Over 100 New Drinking Fountains — But What Do Londoners Think?
    Environment

    London Is Going to Get Over 100 New Drinking Fountains — But What Do Londoners Think?

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Oct. 12, 2018

    Global Citizen went to find out. Read more

  • Article: California Is the First State to Stop Offering Plastic Straws in Restaurants
    Environment

    California Is the First State to Stop Offering Plastic Straws in Restaurants

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2018

    The ban goes into effect in January 2019. Read more

  • Article: Sanitary Bins Could Be Arriving in Men's Toilets in the UK for a Great Reason
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    Sanitary Bins Could Be Arriving in Men's Toilets in the UK for a Great Reason

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 14, 2018

    It's a bit rubbish men don't get bins already. Read more

  • Article: F1 Star Lewis Hamilton Cleaned Up a Beach and Now Wants Everyone to Stop Using Plastic
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    F1 Star Lewis Hamilton Cleaned Up a Beach and Now Wants Everyone to Stop Using Plastic

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 8, 2018

    “We couldn’t stand by, we had to do something.” Read more

  • Article: There's a Problem With Outright Banning Plastic Straws
    Environment

    There's a Problem With Outright Banning Plastic Straws

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 31, 2018

    The world is cracking down on plastic straws — but there's a reason we should stop and think. Read more