• Washington Free Beacon | 9/4/2019 | Cameron Cawthorne
    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) called for a ban on plastic straws but said there needs to be some "innovation" with the paper straws during Wednesday's CNN climate...
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  • phys.org | 5/7/2019 | Staff
    Plastic continues to make big news, especially in Connecticut where a single-use plastic bag fee took effect on August 1st. With estimates of 4.8 to 12.7 million tons of plastic finding its way to...
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  • phys.org | 4/11/2019 | Staff
    Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday.
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  • phys.org | 4/17/2019 | Staff
    Beachcombing has long been a part of life for island communities. On the southwestern edge of Scarp, a small, treeless island off the coast of Harris in Scotland's Outer Hebrides, the Mol Mòr ("big...
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  • Mail Online | 8/17/2019 | Joseph Laws For Mailonline
    An eight-month baby dugong who became a worldwide internet hit has died after ingesting plastic waste and shock. The large ocean mammal dugong Marium was first found off southern Thailand earlier...
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  • phys.org | 5/7/2019 | Staff
    In June, Canada joined a growing list of countries frustrated with the inability of market forces to shrink our plastics dependency and announced a plan to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021.
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