Nine out of 10 seabirds have plastic in their guts, a new study estimates. In 1960, the estimate was only 5% of individual seabirds. Now, researchers predict by the year 2050, the number will be 99 percent.
Tuesday was supposed to be the last day for plastic grocery bags in California, but an industry-financed referendum has delayed the ban until after next November’s election.
Trader Joe’s customers who bought the chain’s Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage are urged to throw it out amid concerns plastic may have made its way into the packages.
The “Straws Upon Request” campaign aims to replace plastic straws with compostable paper straws in an effort to help the environment.
The secretary of state’s office says a referendum seeking to repeal California’s statewide ban on plastic bags has qualified for the November 2016 ballot.
If you’re still looking for a Christmas tree for the holidays, here’s an idea: rent one. A San Jose group is offering potted trees to people concerned about the environment.
Amending San Francisco’s plastic water bottle ban was the subject of a recent Board of Supervisors’ hearing. As of October 1st, events with access to onsite water have been prohibited from selling bottled water.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.
When it comes to making small purchases, Americans prefer cash over plastic, but according to a new survey that’s likely to change.
A better report on the health of the oceans announces there is not a massive amount of plastic floating on the ocean, contrary to public perception for the last few decades. It may have been eaten by fish, decomposed, or never existed.