Plastic Pollution on Land

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Latest News & Articles on Land Plastic Pollution

Peter Dykstra: We have met the enemy, and he is us
Is anyone really, truly surprised that President Biden's relatively ambitious plan to …
Climate pollution from plastics to outpace coal emissions in US by 2030, report finds
With dozens of new plastics manufacturing and recycling facilities in the works, …
What's the best way to get plastic out of the ocean?
Two nonprofits take different approaches to the problem of removing the 24 …
Plastic's toxic reach in Louisiana
Communities throughout St. James, St. John the Baptist, and Louisiana's other "River …
Microplastics may be cooling—and heating—Earth’s climate
Tiny bits of plastic are swirling in the sky, and a new …
Proposed synthetic turf prompts concerns about more PFAS in Bennington, Vt.
The Spinelli Complex at Mount Anthony Union High School. Courtesy photo Mount …
How airborne microplastics affect climate change
Airborne microplastic sampling under way at Kaitorete Spit in Canterbury, New Zealand. …
Concerns over plastic waste from healthcare sector
A disturbing image has exposed a huge hidden issue with Australia’s vaccine …
How to brew a greener beer
From start to finish, making alcoholic beverages asks a lot from the …
These young Indonesians feel 'eco-anxiety' over climate change. Here's what they are doing to change that
Baca dalam bahasa IndonesiaOcean diving began as a hobby for Swietenia Puspa …
Electronic waste from just this year will outweigh the Great Wall of China
This year, each of us will throw out, recycle, or shove into …
Covalent's carbon-capturing sunglasses offer a view of fashion's future
A new biomaterial created by methane-munching marine organisms can be molded into …
Solving Bali’s rivers of trash
Article body copy Practical Solutions for the Ocean’s Ailments As scooters zip …
New federal legislation proposed to curb plastic pollution in national parks
A new federal bill proposed last week by U.S. Representative Mike Quigley …
Exxon Mobil to build new plastic waste recycling facility in Baytown, Texas
Exxon Mobil is set to build its first large-scale plastic waste advanced …
Photos show Manila Bay mangroves ‘choking’ in plastic pollution
PhilippinesPhotos show Manila Bay mangroves ‘choking’ in plastic pollutionThe Navotas mudflats are …
India to ban single-use plastics but experts say more must be done
Following the Indian government's announcement banning various low-utility plastics, experts outline a …
Newsom signs laws banning 'forever chemicals' in children's products, food packaging
California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomOvernight Energy & Environment: White House to restore …
Greenland looks for ways to bust ghost fishing gear
Fishing gear continues to do what it is designed to do, even …
Indonesia marine plastic pollution problem highlighted in Gresik museum
Activists in Indonesia worried about plastic pollution wanted people to rethink their …