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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.
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.
'ReThink Plastic' Reduced Participants' Exposure to Chemicals from Plastic
The fight over BPA safety is a fight over the science of endocrine disruption.
As companies ramp up investments to create more plastic, they are banking on plastic infrastructure being profitable for decades to come.
This is four to 16 times larger than previous estimates.
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