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.
Brewery's edible 6-pack rings protect marine animals
May 18, 2016, 3:11 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Why didn't someone think of this before?
In Virginia, a Stonehenge built from foam seeks a new home
May 3, 2016, 7:13 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The uncannily realistic replica is being displaced by a new state park.