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'Plastic Atlas' demonstrates scale of plastic pollution crisis and solutions for a zero waste future

'Plastic Atlas' demonstrates scale of plastic pollution crisis and solutions for a zero waste future

Nov. 6 - The new ‘Plastic Atlas’ 49 detailed infographics over 19 chapters cover many aspects of plastic production, consumption and disposal.

Watch 'Straws' Film for Free

Watch 'Straws' Film for Free

Oct. 30 - ‘Straws’ film is now available for home viewing! Gather your family & friends and share “one of the 5 documentaries to make you rethink single-use plastic.”

Real Solutions to Plastic Pollution

Real Solutions to Plastic Pollution

Sept. 27 - News media has finally caught on that we have a plastic pollution crisis, but most of the reporting is still following the agenda pushed by the industry that creates the problem.  

Break Free From Plastic conducts massive global 'brand audit' actions

Break Free From Plastic conducts massive global 'brand audit' actions

Sept. 23 - On World Cleanup Day Break Free From Plastic highlighted the power of citizen action to hold corporate polluters accountable for the plastic pollution crisis.  

90% of Californians Think Single-Use Plastic is Unbearable

90% of Californians Think Single-Use Plastic is Unbearable

Aug. 21 - California Businesses, Local Governments, and Environmentalists Join Bipartisan Lawmakers’ Group to Urge Passage of Law to Cut Packaging and Plastic Product Pollution

Q&A with the Author of 'Plastic Soup'

Q&A with the Author of 'Plastic Soup'

July 11 - Read an exclusive Q&A with the author of the new Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution.

Toward a Better Understanding of Zero Waste in Los Angeles

Toward a Better Understanding of Zero Waste in Los Angeles

June 28 - Mainstream portrayals in the U.S. of the Zero Waste lifestyle optimistically focus on the benefits of purchasing expensive goods in bulk and producing only enough trash to fill a mason jar. In practice, however, Zero Waste may come across as an all-or-nothing ideal that is inaccessible to all people.

Stop Plastic Pollution on Endangered Species Day

Stop Plastic Pollution on Endangered Species Day

May 16- Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for people around the world to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions we can take to protect them.

BREAKING: Report on Global Environmental Impact of Plastics Reveals Severe Damage to Climate

BREAKING: Report on Global Environmental Impact of Plastics Reveals Severe Damage to Climate

May 15 - In 2019 alone, the production and incineration of plastic will add more than 850 million metric tons of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere—equal to the pollution from 189 new coal-fired power plants.