CEO Sharon Rowe founded the company in 1989 after participating in Hudson River cleanups in New York, where she saw trees along the river filled with single-use plastic bags.
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.