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
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.
Inexpensive, reusable water bottles are now sold at concession stands, which can be refilled for free at one of 20 filtered-water stations throughout zoo grounds.
Rohan Marley, son of reggae legend Bob Marley, wants to revolutionize the single-serve coffee industry 1 percent at a time.
Primates will actively seek out bags and bottles, etc., to investigate, manipulate, open, carry around, and play with.
Much is made of plastic pollution harming sea life. But our rural and urban bestiary is also tragically affected.
China is now choosier about the plastic waste it accepts. But Americans are creating more plastic garbage than ever.
Drains clogged by plastic bags overflowed in Ghana, West Africa, causing massive floods in which at least 150 people died.
Who makes the effort to hike into nature but can’t be bothered to hold on to their trash until they get to a proper receptacle?
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