plastic bags

George Washington University
Plastic bags are a problem. But are bag bans the solution? Here's the truth behind plastic, paper, and cotton tote bags.
Arizona State University
Mexican engineers may have found a solution to the prickly problem of plastic bag waste: make plastic out of cactus juice. The plant-based film breaks down in weeks rather than centuries.
SUNY-ESF
This story is about a person's revelation of single use plastic and how it consumes our planet.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
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Senior Managing Editor, Planet Forward
It's a new school year, so it's time to set some goals. Don't forget to consider the environment along with your academic ambitions.
Watch the inspiring 2nd place video by Zack Mayeda of the Get Green Video Contest, showing how to better reduce your carbon footprint.