In F**k Plastic, you’ll find 101 little things you as an individual can do to avoid single-use plastics and help save the world.
Microplastics Are Everywhere – In Us Too What do beer, oysters, table salt, air & tap water have in common?
What do beer, oysters, table salt, air & tap water have in common? They’re all ways humans are ingesting microplastics, tiny bits of plastic waste.
Plastic Waste: Are We Stuck With It Forever? Less Plastic Is A Realistic Goal, But Only If We Reduce What We Use and Recycle It Responsibly
Getting rid of plastic waste across the board is unrealistic, but learning how to use less plastic overall — and recycle the rest — may be our best hope.
The average American uses more than 38,000 straws over a lifetime without thinking about the implications of all this plastic going to waste and polluting our oceans.
Method Home, Lush, Dell, G-Star RAW and Norton Sunglasses are among the companies putting plastic ocean waste to use in their products & packaging.
Polyester fleece clothing sure is cozy and comfy, but it just may be trashing our oceans by shedding microfibers in our washing machines that are too small for wastewater treatment facilities to filter out.
Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest on efforts to ban plastic bags? How many U.S. locales have instituted some kind of ban, and have these initiatives made a dent in the amount of plastic litter? — Melinda Clarke, New York, NY California made big news recently when it announced the first statewide ban on plastic shopping bags […]
Plastic Seas A Sea Captain Chances Upon a Sea of Plastic Waste—And a Lifelong Mission—in the Book Plastic Ocean
A review of Plastic Ocean: How a Sea Captain’s Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oceans by Capt. Charles Moore…
There’s no doubt the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is comprised of millions of tons of trash—most of it plastic—but is it “twice the size of Texas?”
What if the 48 million tons of plastic waste we produce each year could be turned into oil? They can.