Reusable plastic bags are worse than the single-use bags they were meant to replace
December 3, 2019, 11:29 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Whatever your intent, the statistics show you're probably only using those reusable bags once.
Radical coffee cup design takes aim at plastic lids
November 26, 2019, 2:01 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The paper Unocup ditches plastic in a bid to reduce waste and improve ergonomics.
Young designer creates plastic alternative from fish waste and algae
November 21, 2019, 2:13 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Winner of international James Dyson Awards invents marine bioplastic.
This coyote almost died because humans can't pick up after themselves
November 14, 2019, 3:52 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
A community rallied to find a coyote trapped in plastic in the middle of a snowstorm.
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.
Scientists discover 'monster' black hole that 'should not even exist'
Your dog understands more than you think
Drone captures the largest swarm of sea turtles ever filmed
This ad will have you air drumming in no time
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life
Radar uncovers another Viking ship in Norway