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Plastic Trash

World's Oceans Clogged By Millions Of Tons Of Plastic Trash

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The world's oceans are clogged with plastic debris, but how much of it finds its way in...

These Fishermen Make Chairs From Garbage They Find While Out At Sea

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green

Most of us know there are unfortunate amounts of plastic floating about in the world's oceans and that the ubiquitous substance is even making its way...

A Labor Day Weekend How-to-Help-Save-the Ocean Video

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

For many Americans, Labor Day Weekend is traditionally the last one for a romp in oceans. Plastic should be on their minds. Study after study shows that we have a real plastic problem in our oceans.

10 Ways to Use Less Plastic

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Beth Terry, author and green-living pioneer Before June of 2007, I lived the plastic lifestyle. It's no great surprise--most of us d...

Plastic Trash Collects In Atlantic Ocean, Comparable To Great Pacific Garbage Patch

BBC News | Victoria Gill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists have discovered an area of the North Atlantic Ocean where plastic debris accumulates. The region is said to compare with the well-document...

Desperate Bottled Water Industry Battles Trend Toward Tap (VIDEO)

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

As concerns mount over bottled water's impacts on the environment and human health, bottled water sales are beginning to dry up.