New research shows there may be a way to make easily biodegradable single-use plastics.
Reducing waste and using fewer harmful chemicals is good for you and the environment.
It might be better to focus on limiting how much we use.
Facing falling demand for fossil fuels, companies like Shell are betting big on another polluting commodity: plastic.
The impacts to our bodies remain murky, but early findings suggest the smallest bits could cause harm.
Five misconceptions about single-use plastics that might surprise you.
Smells like chicken.
With the help of sunlight, plastics in the ocean dissolve into carbon that some microbes will turn into food.
Instead of cutting costs, chains should invest in fighting carbon emissions and climate change.
That’s why it’s smart to use fewer disposables, no matter what bin you put them in.
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