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Ocean | Environment | Science | Policy | Culture
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.
Dec. 6 - MP Gord Johns' Motion to combat marine plastics pollution was passed unanimously in the House of Commons yesterday.
Nov. 6 - From straws to Styrofoam, 2018 offered the California legislature a number of opportunities to vote to reduce plastic waste.
Oct. 31 - Break Free From Plastic member groups called out corporations for refusing to take responsibility for their role in creating and perpetuating the plastic pollution crisis.
Sept. 20 - AB 1884 - Straws Upon Request requires restaurants to offer straws only upon request.
The newly-released G7 Ocean Plastic Charter appears a lot like worldwide efforts to combat climate change.
Malibu, California voted to prohibit the sale, distribution, and use of single-use plastic straws, plastic stirrers, and plastic cutlery, effective June 1, 2018.
The Last Plastic Straw presented the City of Alameda, California, with a certificate on May 30 to recognize their efforts eliminating plastic straws.
Will Hollywood recognize the harms of single-use plastic on human health and the environment and cut the deals with purveyors of throw away plastics?
Read Hannah's story in her own words.
Environmental activist Hannah Testa partnered with Georgia U.S. State Senators for the second annual Plastic Pollution Awareness Day on Feb. 15, 2018.
Here's what California should do.
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