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This Small Caribbean Island Is Waging A Big War Against Plastic
Dominica's government plans to ban plastic and styrofoam food containers and utensils by 2019.
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One Thing We Know For Sure About Princess Eugenie's Upcoming Wedding
The British royal wants to reduce wedding waste.
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Disney Plans To Eliminate Plastic Straws From Properties By 2019
The company hopes to eliminate more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers from its parks and other locations annually.
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What You Can Do To Beat Plastic Pollution
"Everybody wants change."
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Adidas Pledges To Only Use Recycled Plastic By 2024
Polyester, which is made from plastic, currently makes up about 50 percent of the material in Adidas' products.
American Airlines Joins Efforts To Eliminate Plastic Straws, Stirrers
The airline's lounges will soon feature compostable straws and bamboo stir sticks.
Starbucks To Eliminate Plastic Straws From All Of Its Stores By 2020
The coffee company will instead provide recyclable, strawless lids and straws made from alternative materials.
Why India Passed One Of The World’s Toughest Anti-Plastic Laws
By Athar Parvaiz, On Assignment For HuffPost
Does it stand a chance?
For The First Time Ever, A Major U.S. City Has Banned Single-Use Plastics
Seattle, Washington has banned the use of single-use plastic straws and utensils.
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Seattle Becomes The First Major American City To Ban Plastic Straws And Utensils
The ban there marks a major milestone in the movement against disposable plastics.
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Let's Stop Pretending Quitting Straws Will Solve Plastic Pollution
Individual actions can't buy us out of the pollution problem.
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Striving To Reduce Ocean Pollution, EU Proposes Ban Of Everyday Plastic Items
Straws, plates, cutlery and cotton buds are among the plastic products prohibited under the proposed new rules.
National Geographic's Clever New Cover Contains Chilling Warning About Plastics
"One of the best covers I've seen."
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Even The Bottom Of The World's Deepest Ocean Trench Is Not Safe From Plastic Bags
A plastic bag was found at a depth of almost 36,000 feet in the Mariana Trench. Scientists say it's the world's deepest known piece of plastic trash.
Recycling Symbols, Decoded
The symbols on plastic items don’t necessarily indicate whether or not you can recycle them. Here’s what you need to know.
Mutant Enzyme Eats Plastic
The breakthrough could help save the globe from the growing plastic pollution crisis.
Problematic Plastic By The Numbers
These astonishing facts will make you rethink every piece of plastic you use.
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Scientists Accidentally Create A Plastic-Eating Enzyme
The discovery may be a breakthrough in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.
Diver's Video Shows 'Horrifying' Pollution Near Bali
It's a devastating sight, but it's not uncommon.
Meet 4 Zero-Waste Pioneers Helping Shoppers Ditch Plastic
"This is a movement here to stay."
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Ocean Plastic Pollution Isn’t Just Immoral, It’s Illegal
Campaigners can use the moral force of international law to drastically reduce pollution to oceans.
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What Happens When One Of The World's Biggest Cities Doesn't Recycle
In Shanghai, an army of secret recyclers has been credited with keeping mountains of trash out of the city's landfills.
China No Longer Wants Your Trash. Here's Why That's Potentially Disastrous.
The country has been the “world’s wastebasket” for decades. But starting Jan. 1, China has said "no more."
This Image Shows The Tragedy Of Mass Consumption – But Change Is Possible
Artist, photographer and director.
We must embrace our grief for the world we are losing before we can effectively protect it.
Heartbreaking Video Of A Cow Eating Plastic Trash Sums Up Everything Wrong With Our Oceans
"It’s not just the animals out in the oceans that are affected by this stuff."
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Scientists Have Figured Out How Much Plastic We've Made Since 1950. It's Not Pretty.
In just 70 years, more than 8 billion metric tons of virgin plastics have been produced worldwide.
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