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Plastic Pollution: The U.S’s Timeless Troublesome Legacy

In the US, we create over 42 million metric tons of plastic pollution each year — more than every country in the European Union combined. This raises two important questions: How did we get to...

The History of Plastic: Where It Came From and How It Became a Problem

Plastic doesn't paint a pretty picture. More than 300 million tons of plastic are made every year throughout the world. 14 million tons end up in the ocean, killing plants and marine life. You use...

Why Are Plastic Bags Bad for the Environment?

  Plastic bags are banned in eight states. This has resulted in criticism and pushback from people who find these bans harmful or inconvenient. But most of us aren't aware of plastic bags' extensive damage to...

STATES THAT HAVE A PLASTIC BAG BAN

Did you know that the world produces more than 380 million tons of plastic every year? Everyone knows that it is important to reduce that number and one of the ways to do so is through a...

TOP 5 BENEFITS OF COMPOSTABLE PLASTICS

Traditional plastics are slowly killing our planet. The problems plaguing our environment due to plastic use will only worsen if producer and consumer habits don't change soon. But what can you do about it? Switching...

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY: PLASTIC BAGS TO COMPOSTABLE BIOPLASTICS

Did you know that over 14 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean each year? Plastic once seemed like a miracle material, making our everyday lives more convenient. Now plastic is the environmental...