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
That viral photo--taken by photographer and naturalist Justin Hofman--depicts a seahorse in the ocean near Sumbawa Island, Indonesia, clinging to a bright pink plastic cotton swab.
Organizations are launching a series of coastal cleanup activities in Asia, Europe, and North America in conjunction with International Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 16.
5 Gyres Institute, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Surfrider Foundation and #breakfreefromplastic join forces to raise awareness about Styrofoam pollution.
83 percent of drinking water samples worldwide tested positive for microscopic plastic fibers.
The 9 x 5 meter humpback whale is made from 3,494 single-use plastic water bottles.
A new company is breaking the 'take, make, dispose' cycle and using refill technology to reduce plastic waste.
A simple email to conference organizers can help.
Among the principles of Burning Man is “radical self-reliance” and “leave no trace" ...
Because CPA is collaborating with business, governments, and individuals to make critical information available on what chemicals are in products.
Pamela Longobardi's newest work addresses the vast environmental and geopolitical forces re-ordering the world through oceanic plastic.
Amidst the current political turbulence among a series of hot button issues this decision might seem trivial, but it’s really not. Here’s why.
Emma Bridgewater is probably England’s best known pottery designer, famous for her distinctive lines.
Steelys Drinkware helped Outside Lands divert nearly 300,000 single-use plastic cups and bottles from landfill.
It's time the AVP stopped using single-use water bottles on the beach.
"Hey babe, we're sinking," was the first thing I said to Anna after three days of storms...
An 18-foot-long endangered whale shark washed ashore in Pamban South Beach, Tamil Nadu, India on Tuesday.
Plastic Pollution Coalition and The Last Plastic Straw have joined a new collaborative called Strawless Ocean that aims to raise awareness about plastic straws and ocean plastic pollution in a social media challenge.
It’s the perfect time to rethink your beauty routine and make sustainable choices to benefit our oceans and environment.
Throughout the summit, community members and organizations shared resources and solutions to the plastic pollution problem.
Just another kid hero.
Beth Terry reviews the new microfiber-catching wash bag.
Here are 12 ways you can reduce, reuse, recycle and REFUSE single-use plastic while studying.
Reducing single-use plastic has been at the forefront of Johnson’s work for over a decade. This week, the Santa Barbara Bowl hosted Johnson's first totally plastic-free shows.
8,300 million metric tons of virgin plastics have been produced to date and the vast majority of plastic has ended up in our environment.
Tampons and pads can have a big impact on our bodies and the environment.
Photographer Andy Hughes says it's time for a change in our relationship to plastic.
The 25 restaurants will remove about a quarter of a million straws and stirrers from the waste stream in one year.
Founder Sandra Ann Harris explains the company's plastic pollution solution.
More than 100 billion bags are used annually in Europe, and most end up in landfills, incinerators or as litter in and alongside aquatic environments,
As you enjoy the holiday and the summer weather, make sure you think of our environment and what you can do to keep your celebration debris-free.
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