At the average music festival, each person creates about 15 pounds of garbage every day. The biggest component of that waste? Single-use plastic: water bottles, beer cups, straws, utensils, wrappers, and packaging
April 8 - Reports from the Seattle, Washington area, show that bald eagles are taking hazardous waste and plastic pollution from a local landfill and dropping it in suburban back yards.
Mar. 22 - Hannah Testa, age 16, founder of Hannah4Change, writes about her recent beach cleanup on Kahuku Beach in Oahu, Hawaii.
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. 5 - R3 rescues coffee sacks from local coffee roasters and shops and upcycles them into reusable bags that are 100 percent compostable.