Plastic Pollution on Land

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Latest News & Articles on Land Plastic Pollution

Environmental groups urge Senate to pass bill banning single-use plastics in the Philippines
Disposable plastic bags MANILA, Philippines — Environment groups have challenged the Senate …
Record levels of harmful particles found in Great Lakes fish
A record-setting fish was pulled from Hamilton Harbor at the western tip …
Microplastics: The ‘big little problem’ plaguing oceans
Microplastics pose a growing concern in oceans and other aquatic habitat. Photo: …
Dead turtles and waves of plastic show Sri Lankan ship disaster's deep ramifications
The Singapore-flagged X-Press Pearl caught fire on May 20 en route to …
Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines
Air Date: Week of July 23, 2021 stream/download this segment as an …
Maine will make companies pay for recycling. Here's how it works
The law aims to take the cost burden of recycling away from …
NC Coastal Federation, partners talk combatting microplastic pollution
NEWPORT — Plastic pollution is a widespread problem throughout the world’s oceans …
Failure to introduce single-use plastics ban is ‘dereliction of Brexit promise’
The government has failed to uphold its promise of ensuring the UK’s …
Covid has made us use even more plastic – but we can reset
OpinionPlasticsCovid has made us use even more plastic – but we can …
LISTEN: Terra Verde: Let's get plastics out of schools
Jacqueline Omania’s Zero Waste classroom in Berkeley has managed to generate only …
Make profit, not pollution: How businesses turn trash into cash
MANILA, Philippines — Did you know that a single plastic bottle could …
The plastic problem isn't your fault, but you can be part of the solution
Credit: Becky Harlan/NPR One of the most overwhelming aspects of modern life, …
Plastic pollution could pose another danger to our planet
Plastic pollution could be a bigger problem than we realise (Getty)Plastic pollution …
Massive Georgia plant to turn plastic into fuels, chemicals
“We are building an industry that requires us to continue feeding it,” …
Hawaii's plastic epidemic continues with the pandemic
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Plastic trash continues to litter our beaches and ocean. …
The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites
Plastic is the most common type of debris floating in the world’s …
Waste plastic deluge could soon prove irreversible
The waste plastic deluge fouling the world’s beaches could be more than …
Research finds microplastics spread across whole Bay of Plenty moana
SuppliedA microplastic fragment found in a shellfish in Bay of Plenty. The …
Stuart Landesberg: Plastic is killing our planet. Will the consumer packaged goods industry step up?
The companies that make packaged household goods, from dish soap to shampoo, …
EU plastic rules worry manufacturers, environmentalists demand more
By Catarina Demony3 Min ReadLISBON (Reuters) – New measures to reduce plastic …