Say Goodbye to Styrofoam, Igloo Just Created Biodegradable Coolers

June 21, 2019 at 11:05 pm




Need a quick, cheap cooler for a day at the lake or beach? There’s now an eco-friendly alternative to Styrofoam, and it’s only $10.

70-Year-Old Woman Cleans Up 52 Beaches in a Year “For Her Grandchildren”

June 20, 2019 at 4:03 pm




“Action Nan” picked up all the plastic and other trash from a new beach every week for a year in hopes the next generation can enjoy them the way she did as a child

633 Divers Cleanup 1.5 Tons of Trash From Ocean Floor in Florida, Breaking Guinness World Record

June 18, 2019 at 1:39 pm




Volunteer divers just pulled 3200 pounds of garbage off the ocean floor of Florida’s Deerfield Beach. Imagine if we had cleanup efforts like this all over the world!

Volunteers Collect 270,000 Cigarette Butts in 3 Hours in Brussels

May 28, 2019 at 5:33 pm




Cigarette butts, not straws, are the #1 source of plastic pollution in the ocean, according to new report

Study: Balloons Kill More Seabirds Than Any Other Plastic, Here are Some Eco-Friendly Alternatives

April 19, 2019 at 11:53 pm





Seabirds are 32 times more likely to die from ingesting a balloon than hard plastics like LEGO’s or straws

Man Makes and Sells Compostable Wild Grass Straws

April 12, 2019 at 3:40 pm




This man has come up with a super sustainable — and truly biodegradable —substitute for plastic straws.

Study: Every Animal Pulled from the Deepest Trenches of the Ocean Had Plastic in its Gut

March 4, 2019 at 11:03 pm




Plastic is accumulating at the bottom of the sea and in the bellies of bottom feeders, and making its way all the way back up the food chain

Endangered Whale Found Dead with 13 Pounds of Plastic in Its Stomach

January 30, 2019 at 4:50 am




Two flip-flops, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags and 115 plastic cups were found in a dead sperm whale washed ashore in Indonesia. 

Just Another Hunk of Junk in the Ocean? The Great Garbage Collector Doesn’t Work

December 13, 2018 at 3:17 pm




The only major project promising to clean up ocean plastic isn’t working like it’s supposed to

There’s Plastic in Our Poop, Study Finds

October 31, 2018 at 2:51 am




After finding microplastics in our seafood, salt and drinking water, scientists have now confirmed there is plastic in our poop too