plastic

Plastic razors are a regular part of so many people's grooming routines. But are they just as bad for the planet as plastic straws?
Researchers found mountains of toothbrushes and flip-flops among 524,000 pounds of plastic junk on Australia's remote Cocos Islands.
Throwing plastic trash into open fires releases chemicals that are highly toxic to humans.
Since World War II, mass-produced items like plastic cups and plates have been targeted toward average consumers. Now, we’re hooked on them.
Disposable diapers made from plastic components are a godsend for parents but a nightmare for the planet.
The Wally Shop delivers fresh produce and dry goods in cloth bags and glass jars.
In Bocas del Toro, Panama, visitors to a castle made out of plastic waste are asked to atone for their sins against the planet.
The company hopes to eliminate more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers from its parks and other locations annually.
The ban there marks a major milestone in the movement against disposable plastics.
Straws, plates, cutlery and cotton buds are among the plastic products prohibited under the proposed new rules.
The symbols on plastic items don’t necessarily indicate whether or not you can recycle them. Here’s what you need to know.
The breakthrough could help save the globe from the growing plastic pollution crisis.
These astonishing facts will make you rethink every piece of plastic you use.
These projects are helping take out the trash.