Those hotel mini soaps and shampoo bottles will soon be history
October 11, 2019, 8:47 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
California joins some hotel chains in banning them.
How dangerous are chemicals in plastic consumer products?
September 19, 2019, 2:36 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Even things like plastic yogurt cups can contain toxins.
The biggest source of microplastics in fresh water is laundry lint
September 18, 2019, 12:28 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
It goes from your washer to the wastewater treatment plant — and then your drinking glass.
A new material made from spider silk and trees could replace plastic
September 16, 2019, 3:59 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Paper, plastic or spider web?
He traveled from California to Hawaii on a paddleboard — and he didn't like what he saw
August 30, 2019, 11:49 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Spanish adventurer saw discarded plastic during the entire 2,951-mile trip.
Irish teen wins Google Science Fair with project to remove microplastics from water
August 1, 2019, 12:38 p.m. by Ben Bolton
18-year-old's project could help lead the way to cleaner oceans.
Cigarette butts are the most pervasive man-made pollutant
July 22, 2019, 12:18 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
These plastic filters far surpass plastic straws in coastal cleanup tallies.
A new material that's part plastic and part rock is forming on this Portuguese island
June 25, 2019, 9:15 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Plastic waste is becoming permanently ingrained in the shoreline.
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners will take your breath away
This creature eats, learns and heals itself — all without a brain
The amazing health benefits of turmeric
What a glass of wine a day does to your body
A former NASA scientist is convinced we already found life on Mars
Why you should mulch leaves, not rake them
When will fall leaves be at their peak near me?
7 amazing soups for soup weather
5 ways to beat fall allergies
Why does autumn have two names?
5 classic fall recipes
Thanks to seed savers, Glass Gem corn exists
10 best places outside the U.S. for fall color