Unilever is addressing its plastic usage problem. Consumer goods producer Unilever will halve the 700,000 tons of new plastic it uses annually.
Irish Teen Removes Microplastics from Water. Removing microplastics from water is a colossal challenge, but thankfully, a new solution is here.
This new solution comes from teenager and winner of Google’s Science Fair contest, Fiann Ferreira. Both practical and highly effective, Ferreira’s microplastic harvesting method is exactly what our planet needs.
According to a recent scientific study, microplastics are causing worms to lose weight. This finding worries us at OkStraw Paper Straws, because it’s devastating news. If we want to ensure a stable food supply, then we have to tackle our microplastic problem.
The Trump administration just ordered a government agency to stop predicting climate change impact on the U.S. in their research work.
The Ocean Cleanup just relaunched its new plastic harvesting device on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and it’s already showing great results.
The Italian island of Capri banned single-use plastics, including bans on plastic straws. Business and tourists must use biodegradable alternatives.
Scientists announced that they discovered billions of microplastic pieces in Tampa Bay, Florida.
Recent discoveries of plastic fibers in rainfall and snowmelt samples tell us that microplastics are in the air we breathe.
The Oregon house of representatives has voted to ban businesses and stores from handing out single-use plastic straws, unless requested
South Australia’s government announced its plans to ban plastic straws, cutlery and stirrers from the state by 2020.
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Dubai Airports Company announced that it will be banning single-use plastics by 2020, joining the fight against plastic waste in the United Arab Emirates