#Plastic

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Plastics Used to Store Your Food Might Decrease Fertility

Though research done on humans is limited (and hard to draw conclusions from), what exists does suggest that plastics used to store and serve our food and drinks are having a negative impact on our health.

News | News

Beer, Drinking Water And Fish: Tiny Plastic Is Everywhere

Plastic trash less than 5 millimeters long is in the things we eat and drink, and the air we breathe. Scientists are just beginning to study where it comes from and how it might affect our health.

News | Heroes & Heroines

Meet the Kid Who Came Up With the 500 Million Straws Statistic | Money

When he was 9 years old, Milo Cress was curious how many straws Americans use everyday. His research said 500 million. Was he right?

Health & Fitness | Health

Are You Using The Microwave The Wrong Way? Find Out - Dr. Weil's Daily Tip

It's not uncommon to see people microwaving leftovers in plastic dishes, heating up meals in the plastic containers they come in, or placing plastic wrap o

Health & Fitness | News Items

Hotels and Tour Operators are Eliminating Plastic Straws

It's a growing trend: Hotels, resorts, safaris, and cruises are increasingly banning plastic straws.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Accidentally Create Plastic-Digesting 'Mutant Enzyme' | Fortune

Researchers trying to understand an enzyme found in a Japanese recycling plant accidentally improved its plastic-degrading performance.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

11 easy ways to reduce your plastic waste today

Maybe you’re not ready to breakup with plastic altogether, but here are some simple ways that can make a big difference in reducing the amount of disposable plastic in your life.