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Plastic Pollution Coalition

Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Surely you are already aware of the dreadful reality of plastic debris poisoning our oceans, toxifying our precious environment and causing serious harm to our delicate minds and bodies.

Youth Movement to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The Great Disposable Plastic Spill

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The old 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle don't begin to deal with the problem of synthetic pollution made from petrochemicals that has steadily increased since its introduction in the late 1950's.

California Drops the Ball on Plastic Bag Ban

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Why is it that the average American hasn't yet come to associate single-use plastic bags with the terrible environmental and economic toll these bags exact?

Lawmaker Blasts Plastics Trade Association for Falsities

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The author of the Single-Use Bag Reduction Act delivered a blistering expose of the false figures being used by the plastics industry trade association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), to oppose her bill.

25-Foot Turtle Stumps for Plastic Bag Ban

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

If The Single-Use Bag Reduction Act passed, California would be the first state in America to prohibit single-use plastic bags in grocery stores, convenience stores and pharmacies.

12 Connections Between Oil Spills and Plastic Pollution

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wallace J Nichols

Both oil spills and plastic pollution kill ocean wildlife in obvious, quick ways and slow, insidious ways.

Pink Washing the Dangers of Bottled Water

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Perhaps Sparkletts is promoting an alliance with a cancer charity as a PR strategy to distract consumers from Sparkletts' more significant association with their bottles, which are made with a known carcinogen -- BPA.