Plastics

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A volunteer removes plastic bottles and other trash polluting Ruaka River in Nairobi, Kenya. An increasing production of single-use plastics for beverage and other uses has become a nightmare in solid waste management in the country. (Photo: James Wakibia/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"This is an important milestone in fighting plastic pollution, transitioning shifting to a circular economy, and achieving the aims of the European Green Deal."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Plastic waste fills a beach on April 18, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. (Photo: Jes Aznar/Getty Images)
"Implementing this historic plan would protect vulnerable frontline communities...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Support for a global treaty on plastic pollution is a critical action that the...