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A plastic bag lobby exists, and it’s surprisingly tough

A plastic bag lobby exists, and it’s surprisingly tough

A plastic bag lobby exists, and it’s surprisingly tough Election officials said Monday  that a trade group had turned in enough signatures to qualify a referendum on California’s plastic bag ban law, suspending implementation of the nation’s first statewide ban until...

Landmark Plastic Bag Ban Officially On Hold

Landmark Plastic Bag Ban Officially On Hold

Landmark Plastic Bag Ban Officially On Hold The Huffington Post  |  By Lydia O'Connor In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, a plastic shopping bag liters the roadside in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) | ASSOCIATED PRESS The nation’s first...

How to Move Away from Plastic Dependency by CustomMade

How to Move Away from Plastic Dependency by CustomMade

How to Move Away from Plastic Dependency by CustomMade Since plastics were first introduced to the U.S. during the mid-late 19th century, we’ve been dependent on the material for it’s versatility, convenience, and function. Currently, plastics are one of the most used...

#ShootPlastic: Snap a picture, pick it up

#ShootPlastic: Snap a picture, pick it up

#ShootPlastic: Snap a picture, pick it up Gland – BioApply has launched a campaign with other partners to draw attention to the problem of plastic pollution in the environment.   Plastic litter is found on the streets, in parks, forests, oceans and even our...

Tough truths about plastic pollution

Tough truths about plastic pollution

Tough truths about plastic pollution Artist Dianna Cohen shares some tough truths about plastic pollution in the ocean and in our lives — and some thoughts on how to free ourselves from the plastic gyre. Why you should listen Dianna Cohen is the co-founder of the...

Australians put heads in the sand for Bondi Beach climate protest

Australians put heads in the sand for Bondi Beach climate protest

Australians put heads in the sand for Bondi Beach climate protest The unique protest idea to make a stand against climate change by sticking heads in the sand has spread to Australia's most famous beach. Leaders of the G20 nations are meeting in Brisbane, Australia...

Parisian stores will soon not distribute plastic bags anymore

Parisian stores will soon not distribute plastic bags anymore

Parisian stores will soon not distribute plastic bags anymore Paris wants to ban plastic bags in the capital in favor of greener alternatives. These will be discussed at the next Council of Paris, to be held from October 20.