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Recycling Tips: How To Avoid Throwing The Wrong Stuff In Your Bin
There are so many confusing recycling rules! These tips will help you figure them out.
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Sustainable Alternatives To Ziploc Bags That Are Just As Convenient
Reusable plastic bag alternatives that are freezer-safe, microwave-safe and dishwasher-safe.
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Canada Unveils Plan To Ban Single-Use Plastics As Early As 2021
Plastic bags, straws, stirrers and plates may be outlawed in less than two years.
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We're All Recycling Wrong, So Companies Are Finally Trying To Make It Easier
There's a new plan afoot to stop tons of plastics from ending up in landfills.
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Are Plastic, Paper Or Reusable Bags Better For The Environment?
If you bring a tote bag to the grocery store, you're not necessarily saving the planet.
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Stranded Dolphin Found With Plastic Bags, Piece Of Balloon In Stomach
The female rough-toothed dolphin ultimately had to be euthanized after washing up on a Florida beach.
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New York Poised To Be Second State In The Nation To Ban Plastic Bags
States around the country have taken on single-use plastic products in recent years in an attempt to protect the environment.
Hawaii Could Be The First State To Ban Most Plastics In Restaurants
Local businesses worry the strict policies would force them to close shop.
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Whale Ate 88 Pounds Of Plastic Before Washing Up Dead In Philippines
“I was not prepared for the amount of plastic," said Darrell Blatchley, who recovered the animal.
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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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Why Do We Still Pick Up Dog Poop With Plastic Bags?
We know we should stop using plastic poop bags. But we just can't. Here's why.
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How To Recycle Plastic Bags The Right Way
Don’t mix grocery shopping bags with your bottles and cans. It’s a disaster for recycling facilities.
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We Live In A World Full Of Plastic, And People Are Sick Of It.
Movements to eliminate single-use plastics are sweeping the globe.
How To Stop Being Wasteful This Year Once And For All
How to live a greener, more sustainable lifestyle in 2019.
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As Anti-Plastic Movements Sweep The Globe, Change Doesn’t Always Come Easy
Australia could serve as a test case for the anti-plastic movement.
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Plastic Bag Removed From Sea Turtle’s Throat In Troubling Video
The turtle was found – visibly weak and sick – on a beach in South Africa earlier this month.
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Kroger Will Phase Out Plastic Bags By 2025 To 'Protect Our Planet'
The grocery chain said it has "future generations" in mind.
Whale Found In Thailand Dies From Eating Over 80 Plastic Bags
Rescuers unsuccessfully tried to nurse the male pilot whale back to health.
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Even The Bottom Of The World's Deepest Ocean Trench Is Not Safe From Plastic Bags
A plastic bag was found at a depth of almost 36,000 feet in the Mariana Trench. Scientists say it's the world's deepest known piece of plastic trash.
This Sperm Whale Was Found Dead With 64 Pounds Of Trash In Its Digestive System
Plastic bags, ropes, fishing nets and a drum were all found lodged inside the juvenile off the coast of southeast Spain.
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Area Of Plastic In The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Three Times The Size Of France
And there's up to 16 times more trash than scientists had thought.
App Community Shuns 5p Plastic Bags In England
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Today on Elbi, people both sides of the Atlantic are swapping plastic bags for heartwarming photos of the future of our planet. Whether it's the might and beauty of Mother Nature or the next generation smiling, they're fighting plastic with positivity.
California Plastic Bag Ban Would Be First Of Its Kind In The Nation
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After the defeat of his earlier bill, Padilla won the support of some California-based bag makers by including the funding
Hawaii County Set To Begin Plastic Bag Ban
"Being a marine state, perhaps, we are exposed more directly to the impacts of plastic pollution and the damage it does to
Amy Smart's Fight Against Plastic Bags, In Los Angeles And Beyond
From Amy Smart, Mother Nature Network Guest Columnist: This summer, single-use plastic bags were banned in the city of Los
Schools Unite to Support a Plastic Bag Ban, Fee or Tax in NYC
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Inspired to take action by the successes of large cities and many towns in NY in passing ordinances to ban or impose fees on single use plastic bags, K-12 schools are launching a campaign to pressure the City Council to consider the issue more seriously.
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