but it's not the solution
suffers single-use plastics
SAVE SEA TURTLES
TAKE THE PLEDGE
gives way to plastic
are they possible?
how to keep it
ROAD TO KON-TIKI II
looking for plastic
a divers' display
from bottling our water
ANOTHER SILENT SPRING
April 16 - Sponsored by the California Breast Cancer Research Program finalists will present on May 15, 2019 in San Francisco, CA.
Mar. 6 - Why is the U.S. still adding to the problem by shipping plastic waste to other countries?
Feb. 20 - A new report by CIEL shows how plastic threatens human health.
Feb. 5 - PSI CEO Joins TerraCycle® CEO to Present A Crash Course In Designing for the Circular Economy
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.
Chris Jordan is a photographer known for his stunning photos of the plastic-filled corpses of young albatross on Midway Island.
A viral video of a fisherman pulling pieces of plastic, including three plastic bottle caps, out of the stomach of a mahi mahi fish has prompted a new public outcry about the problem of plastic pollution
Feb. 13 - PPC Scientific Advisor Pete Myers calls it a “quintessentially bad idea.”
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.
Nov. 30 - Banning bisphenols and phthalates, the chemicals used to give plastics their firmness or flexibility, should be center stage with the world’s health practitioners and policy makers.
Nov. 28 - Survey is the first of its kind to rank global fast food companies on the ‘takeaway trifecta’ of plastic straws, plastic bags, and foam cups and containers
Nov. 14 - Amazon, Rite Aid, and Walgreens are “most improved” in annual ranking of retailer chemical safety efforts
Nov. 6 - From straws to Styrofoam, 2018 offered the California legislature a number of opportunities to vote to reduce plastic waste.
Cigarette butts continue to be the number one item collected in shoreline cleanups worldwide.
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).
Mar. 23 - Plastic Pollution Coalition presented Sea Change: From Plastic Straws to Local Laws on March 20 in Berkeley, CA.