UK Cuts Plastic Bag Consumption 90 Percent, Number of Bags in Ocean by Half

August 4, 2018 at 10:31 pm




England’s 5-cent tax has cut plastic bag consumption by 90 percent and the number of plastic bags in surrounding seas by half.

Disposable Plastic will Soon Disappear from Disney’s Magical Kingdom

July 28, 2018 at 1:33 pm




Disney bans plastic straws, stirrers, cups and more

Marriott Bans Straws, Eliminating A Billion Straws Per Year

July 22, 2018 at 4:40 pm




The largest hotel chain in world pledges to remove plastic straws from all of its 6500 hotels

British Cafe Serves To-Go Coffee in Ceramic Mugs

July 9, 2018 at 10:20 pm





Cafe serves to-go coffee in donated ceramic mugs to keep plastic-lined to-go cups out of landfill

Microplastics in Mussels: The Ocean is Feeding Our Garbage Back to Us

July 6, 2018 at 6:31 pm





A new study finds you’re eating 70 tiny pieces of plastic for every 3 ounces of mussels you eat

Seattle Bans Plastic Straws and Utensils

July 5, 2018 at 11:52 pm




Drinks in Seattle restaurants now come strawless, unless you request one, in which case, it will be compostable

Genius 6th Grader Invents Device for Detecting and Collecting Ocean Microplastic

June 22, 2018 at 10:19 pm





12-year-old invents an underwater vehicle that detects and collects microplastics from the ocean without harming marine life

Plastic-less Water Bottles that Biodegrade in 3 Weeks in Landfill or Ocean

May 8, 2018 at 1:10 pm




Single-use water bottles that neutralize soil acidity and feed fish

10 Reasons to Switch to Cloth Diapers

May 3, 2018 at 8:32 pm




Disposable diapers are one of the biggest source of pollution and wasted resources on the planet, and are harming babies’ health… even the “eco-friendly” ones

Study: Microplastics Found in 90 Percent of Bottled Water

April 27, 2018 at 1:56 am




Bottled water contains twice as many microplastics as tap water, new study finds