From single-use plastics to product packaging, learn how and why to cut your daily plastic habit.
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New Guide Helps Restaurants Reduce Plastic
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Plastic Recycling in the US Is a Fantasy—'It Does Not Work'
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A Beginner's Guide to Plastic-Free Living
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The Washed Ashore Project Turns Beach Plastic Into Gorgeous Sculptures
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Overview, Impacts, and Solutions
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Biodegradable Plastic: What You Need to Know
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Free the Ocean's Founder Hopes You'll Participate in Plastic-Free July
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This Plastic-Eating Enzyme Could 'Supercharge' Recycling
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LA County Bans Single-Use Plastic for Restaurants, Food Trucks, Cafeterias
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Get Single-Use Plastic Out of U.S. National Parks
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World Leaders Agree on Major Step Toward Treaty to End Plastic Pollution
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Scientists Use Stereochemistry to Create a Sustainable Plastic Alternative
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Microbes Are Evolving to Eat Plastic Pollution, Study Shows
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The Carbon Footprint of Plastic Is Way Higher Than We Thought
Consumer Prices Continue To Rise, Accelerating At Fastest Pace In Over A Decade
IKEA Assembles a Future Without Plastic Packaging
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8 Makeup Brands That Are Fighting Plastic Packaging
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What's the Environmentally Preferable Choice: A Real Christmas Tree or a Faux One?
A tv screen with content on it of someone throwing away a plastic bottle.
Research Aims to 'Flip the Script' on Single-Use Plastics in Hollywood
Vinyl: The Plastic Found in (Almost) Everything
Multi-color plastic bags crumpled up.
Can Plastic Bags Be Recycled?
Why We Should Ban Glitter, Just Like We Banned Microbeads
Caterpillar 'Plastivores' Can Eat and Digest Plastic Bags
What You Can Do to Reduce Microfiber Pollution
Why You Should Kick the Plastic Straw Habit
The Neuston Is a Floating Ocean Ecosystem, and Our Plastic Cleanup Push Could Threaten It
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Bottled Water Is 3,500 Times More Harmful Than Tap Water
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Undercover Tape: How Exxon Is Lobbying to Make Plastics the Norm
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Is Chewing Gum Biodegradable? A Look at Its Ingredients
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Microbes Can Transform Plastic Trash Into Edible Protein
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Could Cows' Stomachs Hold the Key to Recycling Plastic?
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Reusable Kitchenwares Aren't Always Best, Surprising Study Reveals
Plastic trash scattered on the beach at Jimbaran beach on January 27, 2021 in Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia.
Satellites Can Spy on Microplastics, Researchers Show
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Zero Waste Experts Share Thoughts on Plastic Free July
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Plastic Waste From Takeout Is a Big Problem—Here's What You Can Do About It
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Can Plastic Film Be Recycled?
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How Many Times Can Plastic Be Recycled?
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Chile Boldly Bans Single-Use Plastics
A worker sorts used plastic bottles at a plastics recycling mill
20 Companies Produce More Than 50% of the World's Single-Use Plastic Waste
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Is Bubble Wrap Recyclable?
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11 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste Today
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How to Freeze Food Without Plastic
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UK Supermarket Says No to Plastic Toys Attached to Magazines
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Australia Is Smart to Ban Biodegradable Plastics
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Celebrate National Skip the Straw Day
Alcohol Makers Join the Fight Against Plastic Straws
Yes! Coffee Shop Chain Bans Disposable Coffee Cups
SodaStream Launches Device to Clean Plastics From Ocean
Date Revealed for Boylan Slat's First Ocean Cleanup Array Launch
Patagonia Admits There's a Problem With Synthetic Clothes
European Industry Maps Chemicals Added to Plastics
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UBQ Turns Garbage Into a Composite Thermoplastic
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Notpla Is on a Mission to Save the World From Plastic Packaging
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Pros and Cons of PLA: Corn-Based Plastic
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India's Train Stations Swap Plastic Cups for Clay in Effort to Reduce Plastic
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Is Silicone a Safe Alternative to Single-Use Plastics?

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