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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.
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.
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