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April 23 - The Sustainable Concerts Working Group led by PPC notable member Jack Johnson and his team, announced the launch of BYOBottle (Bring Your Own Bottle).
April 9 - Following engagement with As You Sow, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. has agreed to start reporting on spills of pre-production plastic pellets, a source of ocean plastic pollution.
Mar. 22 - Hannah Testa, age 16, founder of Hannah4Change, writes about her recent beach cleanup on Kahuku Beach in Oahu, Hawaii.
Mar. 15 - At the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, member states failed to meet expectations to confront the ever-growing plastic-pollution crisis threatening our waterways, ecosystems, and health.
Mar. 6 - Why is the U.S. still adding to the problem by shipping plastic waste to other countries?
Feb. 28 - More than 125 students from 8 countries gathered in Dana Point, CA, for Algalita’s POPS International Youth Summit.
Feb. 22 - 125+ students from across 8 countries convened in Dana Point, CA, to advance global solutions to plastic pollution.
Feb. 20 - A new report by CIEL shows how plastic threatens human health.
Feb. 13 - PPC Scientific Advisor Pete Myers calls it a “quintessentially bad idea.”
Feb. 5 - R3 rescues coffee sacks from local coffee roasters and shops and upcycles them into reusable bags that are 100 percent compostable.
Jan. 24 - In a groundbreaking show of support for the planet and future generations, the Berkeley, CA City Council unanimously passed an ordinance focused on reducing waste.
Jan. 15 - The Alliance has pledged to commit $1 billion dollars toward plastic recycling and cleanup efforts, but fails to address the industry’s massive scale up of plastic production.
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