ocean plastic 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.

Second Large Plastics Manufacturer — Chevron Phillips Chemical — Agrees to Report on Plastic Pollution Pellet Spills

Second Large Plastics Manufacturer — Chevron Phillips Chemical — Agrees to Report on Plastic Pollution Pellet Spills

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.

Tyranny of the Minority Slows International Progress on Addressing Plastic Pollution

Tyranny of the Minority Slows International Progress on Addressing Plastic Pollution

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.

 

Plastic Pollution on the World's Stage in Geneva, Switzerland

Plastic Pollution on the World's Stage in Geneva, Switzerland

Dec. 12 - The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) and several global environmental agreements have taken an interest in plastic pollution, especially marine plastic litter and microplastics.

Introducing TAP: A global search engine for clean drinking water

Introducing TAP: A global search engine for clean drinking water

Oct. 23 - Aiming to end the single-use plastic epidemic, Tap implores users to “Drink different” with its network of reusable bottle Refill Stations available to users in 30 countries and growing

International DO Day Holds Events Across the World on Refusing and Reducing Single-Use Plastic

International DO Day Holds Events Across the World on Refusing and Reducing Single-Use Plastic

Oct. 18 - TODAY is DO DAY, an international day of DOing hosting by The DO School in partnership with Plastic Pollution Coalition.

NEW: National Geographic Launches Planet or Plastic?, a Multiyear Initiative to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

NEW: National Geographic Launches Planet or Plastic?, a Multiyear Initiative to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

Planet or Plastic? Takes Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Major Environmental Crisis.

How to Talk to Your Kids about Plastic Pollution: Cartoons, Books, and Activities to Involve the Whole Family

How to Talk to Your Kids about Plastic Pollution: Cartoons, Books, and Activities to Involve the Whole Family

Whether you are an educator, community leader, youth advocate, or parent, check out these resources to help kids have fun and learn about the environment. 

Global campaign challenges Starbucks to keep its promise to curb plastic pollution, create 100% recyclable cup

Global campaign challenges Starbucks to keep its promise to curb plastic pollution, create 100% recyclable cup

Leading environmental organizations launch "Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic" campaign to confront coffee giant on its plastic pollution problem prior to annual shareholder meeting in Seattle, Washington. 

15-Year-Old Hannah Testa Spearheads Second Annual Plastic Pollution Awareness Day

15-Year-Old Hannah Testa Spearheads Second Annual Plastic Pollution Awareness Day

Environmental activist Hannah Testa partnered with Georgia U.S. State Senators for the second annual Plastic Pollution Awareness Day on Feb. 15, 2018.

The most meaningful gift you can give

Above: Watch PPC's Jane Patton bake a pie from scratch.

Happy Giving Tuesday! On this international day of giving, we ask you to join the movement and give - whether it's some of your time, a donation, or the power of your voice in your local community.

In the spirit of the giving season, we encourage you get in the kitchen with friends and family and #MakeRealStuff!

Plastic pollution is a global crisis and together we are rising up to solve it. Your tax-deductible gift will help us mobilize our global coalition even further to stop the flow of plastic pollution into our environment. 

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Thank you for helping us move the world toward a plastic free planet.