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How Bad Are Disposable Razors For The Environment?
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?
This Island ‘Unspoilt Paradise' Is Littered With 400 Million Pieces Of Plastic
Researchers found mountains of toothbrushes and flip-flops among 524,000 pounds of plastic junk on Australia's remote Cocos Islands.
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A Shocking Amount Of Plastic Is Burned Every Second: Report
Throwing plastic trash into open fires releases chemicals that are highly toxic to humans.
How Postwar Advertisements Got Us Hooked On Single-Use Plastics
Since World War II, mass-produced items like plastic cups and plates have been targeted toward average consumers. Now, we’re hooked on them.
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Microplastics Have Invaded Some Of The Planet’s Most Remote Places
Plastic trash is everywhere. And it's not going away.
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Baby Diapers Are Hiding Some Dirty, Dangerous Secrets
Disposable diapers made from plastic components are a godsend for parents but a nightmare for the planet.
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We Tried The New Grocery Delivery Service That Helps You Skip Plastic
The Wally Shop delivers fresh produce and dry goods in cloth bags and glass jars.
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Here's Why I Stayed A Night In The Plastic Bottle Dungeon
In Bocas del Toro, Panama, visitors to a castle made out of plastic waste are asked to atone for their sins against the planet.
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The 3 Plastics Every Parent Should Avoid
Repeat after me: 3, 6, 7.
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We Cannot Recycle And Beach Clean Our Way Out Of A Plastics Crisis
Dame Ellen MacArthur
We need to fix it at the source.
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This Is The Deadly Ocean Plastic Pollution You Never Hear About
It kills millions of marine animals each year.
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Disney Plans To Eliminate Plastic Straws From Properties By 2019
The company hopes to eliminate more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers from its parks and other locations annually.
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Seattle Becomes The First Major American City To Ban Plastic Straws And Utensils
The ban there marks a major milestone in the movement against disposable plastics.
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Striving To Reduce Ocean Pollution, EU Proposes Ban Of Everyday Plastic Items
Straws, plates, cutlery and cotton buds are among the plastic products prohibited under the proposed new rules.
Recycling Symbols, Decoded
The symbols on plastic items don’t necessarily indicate whether or not you can recycle them. Here’s what you need to know.
Mutant Enzyme Eats Plastic
The breakthrough could help save the globe from the growing plastic pollution crisis.
Problematic Plastic By The Numbers
These astonishing facts will make you rethink every piece of plastic you use.
3 Incredible Inventions That Are Cleaning Our Oceans
These projects are helping take out the trash.
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Margaret Atwood Has Some Fixes For A Crisis That's Slowly 'Killing Us'
She offers a three-point plan for plastic waste.
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The Ocean Is Filling Up With 'Plastic Smog'
And humans are entirely to blame.
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9 Life Hacks To Help You Break Up With Plastic
10 Things You're Not Doing (But Should) To Help The Ocean
Plastics are flooding into the oceans. But you can help.
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