Recycling Mystery: Plastic Straws | Earth911
Plastic straws are handy for all kinds of reasons, but since most are designed to be single-use, the question needs to be asked: Are they recyclable?
McDonald's to Stop Using Foam Packaging by End of Year | Earth911
America's highest-grossing fast-food chain will soon be eliminating one of the staples of to-go food packaging: foam plastic. The company recently announced it will eliminate foam packaging, currently 2 percent of its packaging by weight, by the end of 2018.
Dell Launches World’s First Ocean Plastics Supply Chain
Dell announced that it will work with several of the world’s leading brands to develop what it describes as the world’s first commercial-scale, ocean-bound plastics supply chain.
How can we stop plastic packaging pollution in our oceans?
Despite all the good it does, plastic packaging has taken a beating in the general media for its perceived anti-environment impression. One of the most controve
The World's First Shampoo Bottle Made from Beach Plastic | Earth911
Three companies collaborated to make the first shampoo bottle made out of 25 percent recycled beach plastic, a first in the hair care category.
5 ways to win the war on plastic pollution
Experts at Australia's first conference on plastic pollution in oceans shared numerous solutions to tackle one of the most intractable environmental challenges today: marine plastic litter. These are the five most inspiring ideas.
Can upcycling really help the oceans? | Greenbiz
Adidas, Bureo and other companies transform marine plastic into shoes and skateboards. But there is a limit to how much impact this can have.