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Browsing the "plastics" Tag

Just How Much Trash Is In The Mississippi River?

August 24th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The other day, I saw a tweet from retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore in which he asked our state's office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness to force the U.S. Coast Guard to clean up the plastic trash along the Mississippi River. "Don't Trash Louisiana," he said in the tweet and shared pictures of the river filled with trash

Procter & Gamble Plans To Go 100% Recyclable By 2030

August 16th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Procter & Gamble (P&G), the parent company of many, many brands that we all use, is aiming for 100% recyclable packaging by 2030 — Downy, Bounce, Pampers, Tide, Gain, Gillette, Dawn dish detergent, Vicks vapor rub, and Mr. Clean are just some of the brands under P&

Shelter-At-Home Project: Eliminate Single-Use Plastics With Durable Alternatives

August 4th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The coronavirus pandemic has forced hundreds of millions of people around the world to shelter at home, only leaving the cocoon for essential items like groceries. One notable exception to the isolation orders is take-out food. In order to keep local restaurants afloat through the current pandemic, many people order take-out food to go or via one of the many delivery services out there like Uber Eats, Postmates, or GrubHub

Vacuuming Plastic From The Ocean

May 24th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Vacuuming plastic from the ocean sounds oddly impossible, but Clear Blue Sea, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to cleansing the oceans from plastic pollution, is working on doing as much of this as it can

What Are “Ocean-Bound Plastics?”

May 14th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

What are "ocean-bound plastics" and how are they a good (or bad) thing? I saw a tweet in my feed by SwiftOnSecurity using this term that grabbed my attention

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