plastic waste

SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
There is more then just plastic in the great pacific garbage patch.
Eckerd College
The Eckerd College Reduce Single-Use project has developed a guide for colleges and universities looking to break free from single-use plastic.
The George Washington University
The plastic industry boomed after World War II. But it didn’t take long for reality to sink in. Plastics were polluters. So now what?
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
The conversation around plastic today is commonly focused on plastic straws and the harm they do to marine life. But we need to look at the bigger picture.
Eckerd College
"Reborn" is a short film that I created to encourage protection, conservation and preservation for the Earth starting with the simple idea of up-cycling within a college community.

In January, Berkeley, Calif., passed a 25-cent tax on disposable cups. (Miriam Gordon)

George Washington University
Recycling is not the answer — not anymore. Here's how a circular economy can both reduce waste and lessen the climate crisis — and why we need to change our mindset now.
View of Earth from Messenger

(NASA)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Reed College
As we experience the repercussions of environmental damage, it is easy to dwell on the negatives. But every action and policy people have worked for pays off! Here are six environmental achievements showing ways humanity has not let us down.
Gaby Galvan holds compost on campus
Arizona State University
Universities in Arizona are stepping up how they handle food waste and single-use plastic. Now, Flagstaff businesses are taking similar steps.