The new coal

The new coal

The new coal   Plastic has not been widely recognized for its role in climate change, but a recent report by Beyond Plastics shows that by 2030, the plastics industry will release more greenhouse gas emissions than coal plants in the US.    The New Coal:...
The  Invisibles: The Plastic Inside Us

The  Invisibles: The Plastic Inside Us

Org Media’s report on microplastics begins with a report on drinking water from cities around the globe, and then shares results from a 10-month investigation into the problem.   The article, “The  Invisibles: The Plastic Inside Us” is  a 6-chapter, interactive,...
Citizen Science Key to New Findings

Citizen Science Key to New Findings

Citizen Science Key to New Findings   While some big hitters provided the methods and structure, ordinary citizens of three cities on the Mississippi collected the data to provide major findings on plastic pollution in the Mississippi River Corridor.  ...
Why we need a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution

Why we need a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution

Why we need a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution   This just in: The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has published a White Paper that explores the need for a new global treaty on plastic pollution.  It outlines three key messages for policy makers:   Eliminate all...
Talking Trash and Reducing Plastic

Talking Trash and Reducing Plastic

Talking Trash and Reducing Plastic   When Poulsbo Rotary decided to reduce plastic and other waste at their annual fundraiser, they learned that planning — and a few tricks — cut their waste from a dumpster load to a small bag!   Thanks to advice...

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