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
Feb. 5 - PSI CEO Joins TerraCycle® CEO to Present A Crash Course In Designing for the Circular Economy
Dec. 19 - The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have reached a provisional political agreement on ambitious new measures.
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. 14 - Amazon, Rite Aid, and Walgreens are “most improved” in annual ranking of retailer chemical safety efforts
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
A new campaign and children’s book raises awareness about the impact of balloon releases on wildlife and the environment.
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. 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. 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.
The first two chemicals of increasing concern on their list are used in the manufacture of plastics.
At least 148 substances in plastic packaging are highly hazardous and many compounds are untested for toxicity and/or unknown.
Plastic Pollution Coalition member organization Made Safe has released a new Hazard List of the worst offenders of toxic chemicals across product categories.
Feb. 5 - R3 rescues coffee sacks from local coffee roasters and shops and upcycles them into reusable bags that are 100 percent compostable.