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Friday, February 16, 2018 Infographic: If you can’t reuse it, refuse it
Beat Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution has become an epidemic. Every year, we throw away enough plastic to circle the Earth four times. Much of that waste doesn’t make it into a landfill, but instead ends up in our oceans, where it’s responsible for killing one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals every year. For the good of the planet, it’s time to rethink how we use plastic. Read on to get the facts and learn how you can beat plastic pollution.

 

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Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

Friday, January 5, 2018 Beating pollution by redesign

Redesigning the “take-make-dispose” economy as a circular one is the only long-term solution.

Beat Plastic Pollution

Redesigning the “take-make-dispose” economy as a circular one is the only long-term solution.

English
Recent Posts
Stories How the Indian state of Sikkim is working to end plastic pollution

The tiny state of Sikkim nestled in the Himalayas in northeastern India has been leading a green revolution of its own kind.

Stories From birth to ban: A history of the plastic shopping bag

A rare novelty in the 1970s, plastic shopping bags are now an omnipresent global product, produced at a rate of one trillion a year. They are showing up in the darkest depths of the oceans to the summit of Mount Everest to the polar ice caps – and creating some major environmental challenges.

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