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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 | News

Whales keep eating plastic and dying. One's stomach had 88 pounds of calcifying trash.

By the time marine biologist Darrell Blatchley arrived at the fishing village Saturday, the young Cuvier's beaked whale was already floating, dead in the water, its eyes sunken and ribs

Food & Drink | Travel

9 Ways to Stop Using So Much Plastic

Going zero waste is hard, but these easy changes to how you eat, drink, and store food will make a big difference

News | News

Portland poised to adopt plastic straw ordinance

Portland city council will be discussing a plastic straw resolution this week. If passed, the resolution would direct city staff to develop a strategy for reducing the use of single-use plastic items, including straws. As the city tackles the issue, more

News | News

Plastic Pollution Campaign Victories Make Healthy Beaches

Surfrider Chapters are Fighting the Good Fight Against the Scourge of Plastic Pollution

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Source To Sea: Educating Communities on the Perils of Plastic Pollution | PaddleXaminer

Paddling the length of the River Thames isn’t something new, but doing it on two standup paddleboards (SUPs) made from plastic bottles is. The Whale Company wants to make a difference and work towards a more sustainable future...raise awareness on the p

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