All Articles on Plastics

In urine samples, residues of various plastic ingredients were found in 97 to 100 percent of the children examined. News
German Study: Alarming Levels of Dangerous Plastics in Children's Bodies
Children from poorer families had more plastic residue in their bodies than those from higher-income homes.
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Condemning 'Grossly Irresponsible' Inaction of World Powers, Fiji Unveils Ambitious Plan to Fight Climate Crisis
Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fiji's climate minister, said the fight against the climate crisis is "a fight for our lives and our livelihoods."
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Canada's Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics and Make Corporations Responsible for Waste Welcomed as 'Step in the Right Direction'
A Greenpeace campaigner said the country ultimately "needs to move towards phasing out all non-essential plastics" for sake of the planet
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Plastic pollution on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 3, 2018. Views
Plastic Is Just as Destructive to the Climate as Oil and Gas
Manufacturers churn out 448 million tons of plastic a year
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Plastic production and disposal is responsible for high greenhouse gas emissions, warns a new report. News
"Alarming" Report Details Emissions Danger of Plastics Production and Disposal—And It's Set to Get Worse
"It has long been clear that plastic threatens the global environment and puts human health at risk. This report demonstrates that plastic, like the rest of the fossil economy, is putting the climate at risk as well."
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San Francisco First City to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags
SAN FRANCISCO - Paper or plastic? Not anymore in San Francisco. The city's Board of Supervisors approved groundbreaking legislation Tuesday to outlaw plastic checkout bags at large supermarkets in about six months and large chain pharmacies in about a year. The ordinance, sponsored by Supervisor...
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