This edible water blob could replace plastic bottles
April 12, 2017, 11:13 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Ooho 'water bottle' is a gelatinous blob that allows you to have your bottled water (minus the plastic) and eat it too.
London sculpture spotlights the deadly relationship between seabirds and plastic
April 3, 2017, 3:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It's not pretty, but there's a good reason why a vomiting seagull is standing outside the National Theatre.
Chemical replacement in BPA-free bottles might be just as bad for you
March 1, 2017, 10:01 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
If you think you're safe drinking from BPA-free bottles, you might want to reconsider.
Corporate giants vow to curb ocean-clogging plastic packaging waste
January 19, 2017, 11:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
If companies don't act, oceanic plastic waste will outweigh fish.
Why in the world would Michigan want to ban plastic bag bans?
January 4, 2017, 2:38 p.m. by Matt Hickman
New law is win for restaurant industry, a loss for the Great Lakes.
Seabirds eat plastic because they like the way it smells
November 10, 2016, 12:49 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Plastic pollution smells similar to rotting algae, which may explain why birds are drawn to plastic in the water.
France says au revoir to non-biodegradable plasticware
September 15, 2016, 12:03 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
By 2020, plastic plates and utensils must be made to break down in an industrial compost system.
Mysterious garbage tsunami repels Hong Kong beachgoers
July 7, 2016, 3:51 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While the exact source of the ghastly 'plastic tide' is unknown, officials believe it originated in mainland China.