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G20 Plastic Trash Reduction Goal Doesn’t Address ‘Excessive’ Production: Activists
Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050.
July 1, 2019
Malaysia to Send Back Plastic Waste to Foreign Nations
PORT KLANG, Malaysia—Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons (3,300 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries ...
May 28, 2019
The Associated Press
Filipino Genius Uses Plastic Straws & Candy Wrappers to Make Plastic School Chairs
The world's population has been skyrocketing over the last handful of generations, and with the population booms has ...
May 7, 2019
Trader Joe’s Is Ditching 1 Million Pounds of Plastic Use Thanks to Customer Requests
In 1967, the first Trader Joe’s opened its door as a humble grocery store in Pasadena, California. Five ...
April 6, 2019
Thai Supermarket Experiments With Banana Leaves to Replace Plastic Packaging
Rimping Supermarket in Chiangmai, Thailand, is trialing an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic packaging in the rather jolly ...
March 25, 2019
Eco-Conscious Hawaii Could Become First US State to Ban Plastics at Restaurants
Hawaii is stepping up its environmental activism and could become the first state in America to ban single-use ...
March 23, 2019
Vietnamese Company Makes Edible Rice Flour Drinking Straws to Save the Environment
Jumping on the (very virtuous) bandwagon for making eco-friendly consumables, a Vietnamese company called HungHau Foods has started ...
March 6, 2019
Eco-Conscious Brewery Makes Edible Six-Pack Ring That Feeds Marine Life Instead of Killing It
A six-pack of Screamin’ Reels IPA from any Whole Foods in North Miami, Florida, looks a little different ...
February 26, 2019
NSW Environment Minister Calls on Councils to Take Action Following China’s ‘Ban’ on Imported Recycled Materials
Local governments across New South Wales are looking for ways to tackle the recycling challenges following China's import ...
July 23, 2018
Vanuatu Bans Plastic Bags in Bid to Preserve Its Ocean
The South Pacific Ocean nation of Vanuatu has banned unrecyclable plastic bags and polystyrene takeaway boxes in a ...
January 2, 2018
A 17-Year-Old Might Have Figured Out a Solution to the Ocean Trash Problem (Video)
There's a potential solution for ocean pollution.
May 16, 2017
OxyContin Maker Files for Bankruptcy, Faces Thousands of Lawsuits
Trump Questions Iran’s Denial of Saudi Oil Attack Involvement
Progressive Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren for 2020
Trump Responds to NY Times Correction: ‘The One Who Is Actually Being Assaulted Is Justice Kavanaugh’
Trump Administration to Look at Immigrants’ Social Media Accounts
Trump Says US ‘Locked and Loaded’ After Saudi Attack Amid Oil Price Surge
2020 Contenders Called for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Before New York Times Issued Correction