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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.
10 non-profit organizations launch Plastics BAN (Better Alternatives Now) List
Plastic Pollution Coalition and Made Safe have teamed up to create the first-ever Healthy Baby Guide, with everything you need to keep you and your children safe from harmful chemicals.
End Open Burning; Create Long-Term Waste Management Plan
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