Caterpillar 'plastivores' can eat and digest plastic bags
March 13, 2020, 8:28 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Could this be a solution to plastic pollution?
Oil companies are investing billions in new plastic plants to double output in next 20 years
January 29, 2020, 12:09 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Despite protests and bans, much more plastic is on the horizon.
Hermit crabs are dying by the millions after swapping their shells for plastic
December 14, 2019, 8:21 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers counted nearly 600,000 dead hermit crabs on one island chain alone.
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.
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