Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

What are nurdles? The petrochemical product is infiltrating the environment. - Vox

Nurdles are the second-largest source of ocean microplastics. Nobody’s responsible for cleaning them up.

Politics | Politics

Welcome Back, Plastic Bags | National Review

San Francisco has just banned the use of reusable tote bags and switched back to single-use plastic bags to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Google Express offers brands Israeli compostable packaging | ISRAEL21c

‘These products will offer retailers and customers an eco-friendly option for shipping and receiving packages.’

News | In The News

The world’s plastic recycling problem isn’t going away | Coffee House

The world’s plastic recycling problem isn’t going away on Coffee House | In 2015, the problem of marine litter climbed to the very top of the list of global…

News | The News

Just 10% of U.S. plastic gets recycled. A new kind of plastic could change that | Science | AAAS

The material can easily be separated from additives to produce pristine recycled plastic

Politics | Politics

Are Plastic Bag Bans Garbage? : Planet Money : NPR

A national movement to ban plastic bags is gaining steam, but these restrictions may actually hurt the environment more than help it.

News | The News

Flooding has flushed 43 billion plastic pieces out to sea | Science | AAAS

Study reveals how plastic pollution travels from the world’s cities to its oceans