PICK UP THE PIECES
students tackle trash
SPEAKING OF WASTE
four panel discussions
'NO PLASTIC STRAW'
what do we do with it?
from bottling our water
the recycling myth
Ocean | Environment | Science | Policy | Culture
Mass media stories from the U.S. and Europe fail to see and show the organizing leadership of Zero Waste and environmental justice advocates in the global south.
Panelists discussed the film and solutions to the plastic pollution crisis.
How cloth diapers can be healthier for baby and the planet.
Plastic Pollution Coalition was honored to be one of the six organizations identified by CNN as leading the charge against mass extinction.
SodaStream reveals why they refuse to back down.
A Q&A with Jackie Nunez, founder of the Last Plastic Straw.
Each year, from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent.
More than 3,045 students and teachers have completed the program, each receiving a stainless steel bottle that they can now refill at school.
Forest officials said the plastic choked the animals to death.
The Coral Triangle is known for its vivid natural beauty, but in recent years, plastic pollution has become an increasing invasive species.
We all can stand up, speak out, and take action against plastic pollution.
Making your home eco-friendly doesn't have to be challenging and expensive.
Today, four non-profit organizations launched the Plastics BAN (Better Alternatives Now) List.
Scientists, artists, and leaders will study plastic pollution on a 10-day voyage.
Trekkers and travelers can help instill an anti-pollution ethos wherever they go, and that is an idea worth spreading.
A native of southern India laments how globalization and overconsumption have affected the way India's most revered animals are treated.
Plastic pollution, sewage, toxic household and industrial waste are the worst opponents athletes face this year.
A group in American Samoa is trying to clean up after humanity left its mark on their special island ecosystem.
The more you stream, the less potential plastic pollution.
What began in 2011 as a local reuse/recycling initiative at the University of New Hampshire has grown into a nationwide movement led by the Post-Landfill Action Network.
Plastic Pollution Coalition CEO Dianna Cohen curates a series of panel discussions this month with thought leaders as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste, hosted by be Waste Wise.
How much plastic ends up in the ocean every year? Celebrate Earth Day by taking our quiz to see how much you already know about this global emergency.
Plastic is a substance the Earth cannot digest. But accounting for all of the plastic ever produced is a perplexity that deserves our scrutiny.
A plastics plant in New Hampshire is contaminating nearby drinking water wells with PFOA, and their remedy is to give out water bottled in plastic.
The uproar over Whole Foods' mandarin mistake has fueled the conversation about just how much choice American consumers can take.
If our current approach to recycling isn’t the best for the economy or the environment, why do we do it?
Nestlé siphons groundwater on public lands and bottles it in plastic, then sells it back to people at hugely inflated prices. Sign the Story of Stuff petition to stop them.
This was the conclusion that the 60 participants of the Marine Science Youth Camp in Valparaiso, Chile, reached after analyzing the results of the first-ever international litter sampling.
Plastic pollution will not be solved by recycling because it doesn't stop the continual flow of new plastics that enter our environment like a giant oil spill.
At the Houston Zoo, the once-invasion species polyethylene lapides sacculi is no longer being sighted by visitors.
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