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July 23 - Decades-old EPA Limits Require Update As Plastic Production Booms
July 11 - Read an exclusive Q&A with the author of the new Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution.
April 30 - The relentless focus on the future path for recycling plastic packaging flies in the face of the hard facts: post-consumer plastic recycling in the U.S. is generally economically impractical.
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. 13 - PPC Scientific Advisor Pete Myers calls it a “quintessentially bad idea.”
Nov. 14 - Amazon, Rite Aid, and Walgreens are “most improved” in annual ranking of retailer chemical safety efforts
Oct. 4 - The projected <5% U.S. plastic recycling rate in 2018 should be a wake-up call to the false promise that recycling is a credible solution to plastic pollution.
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.
Researchers discovered that several greenhouse gases are emitted as common plastics degrade in the environment.
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