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Popular Artist Reveals New Comic About Seabirds And Plastic Consumption

Popular Artist Reveals New Comic About Seabirds And Plastic Consumption

is at it again! Breaking hearts and punching our guts -- right in the feels. You may recall her popular comic "Good Boy" or the "Black Cat," both devastating illustrations in which death welcomes
Coke's Reason For Not Ditching Single-Use Plastic Is Bullshit

Coke's Reason For Not Ditching Single-Use Plastic Is Bullshit

Public concern about the climate and plastic crises is surging, and more and more brands are developing more sustainable business practices to cash in on said concern. But not Coca-Cola, which is
It's Not Just the Oceans: Our Air Is Filled With Microplastics, Too
Instagram’s “Pointless Packaging” Is Both Hilarious And Socially Aware

Instagram’s “Pointless Packaging” Is Both Hilarious And Socially Aware

Plastic waste is one of the biggest environmental issues we’re facing as a society, but that’s not stopping major supermarket...
These dishwasher-safe sandwich bags save plastic *and* your money

These dishwasher-safe sandwich bags save plastic *and* your money

TL;DR: Replace your single-use sandwich bags with these reusable silicone ones from Stasher, which are 25% off on Amazon. The anxiety attached to climate change — more specifically the overwhelming
All the ways the world made it harder to be a good person in 2019

All the ways the world made it harder to be a good person in 2019

As we head into a new year, and start a new decade, here’s a look back at Quartz’s coverage of how the world got a little more complicated this year.
WIRED's 7 Big Science Stories That Shaped 2019

WIRED's 7 Big Science Stories That Shaped 2019

The police went nuts for DNA, the vaping wars heated up, and a black hole pic grabbed the internet: These were some of 2019's standout themes.
Artist Draws Honest Illustrations That Show The Damage Caused By Plastic Pollution

Artist Draws Honest Illustrations That Show The Damage Caused By Plastic Pollution

According to an artist Ravi Koranga: “My name is Ravi Koranga and I’m a 24-year-old artist from India. I decided...
2019 Is the Year Humanity Declared War on Microplastics

2019 Is the Year Humanity Declared War on Microplastics

The pollutants are absolutely everywhere—blowing in the wind and swirling in the ocean. Here's how we can clean up our act.

Why Is Single-Use Plastic So Harmful to the Environment?

There’s a massive movement around the world to prevent the production and use of plastic, especially the ones that are only useful once. Over the years, data reveals that it’s one of the biggest
Yes, there’s microplastic in the snow

Yes, there’s microplastic in the snow

The plastic is blowing in the wind.
How to Recycle All of Your Holiday Garbage

How to Recycle All of Your Holiday Garbage

Ah, the holidays—a time for celebration, family, and garbage. Lots of garbage. Lots of decorative garbage that lasts for up to a month or a day before meeting its end in the trash. According to the
A documentary that will never let you see plastic the same way again

A documentary that will never let you see plastic the same way again

It's hard to understand the full lifecycle of a material we touch and use every day. This helps.

Hawaii Moves to Ban Single-Use Takeout Containers

Part of a comprehensive plan to drastically reduce single-use plastic reliance within the state, Hawaii passed a ban on plastic takeout containers—plates, bowls, cups, utensils, straws, foam
How to Reuse and Recycle Your Amazon Boxes

How to Reuse and Recycle Your Amazon Boxes

This week, the Verge reported on the massive onslaught of Amazon’s cardboard boxes at recycling facilities everywhere—otherwise known as the “Amazon effect.”
'Horrific' 220-Pound Ball of Plastic Found in the Stomach of a Dead Sperm Whale

'Horrific' 220-Pound Ball of Plastic Found in the Stomach of a Dead Sperm Whale

A recently deceased sperm whale found was found with a tightly wound ball of marine debris in its stomach, including an alarming assortment of plastics. Read more...
Must Read: Versace Sues Fashion Nova, Gift Guides Are Taking Over the Internet

Must Read: Versace Sues Fashion Nova, Gift Guides Are Taking Over the Internet

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Versace sues Fashion NovaVersace is suing online retailer Fashion Nova after the fast-fashion brand knocked off its iconic "Jungle
Young woman invents ingenious bioplastic made from fish scales and red algae

Young woman invents ingenious bioplastic made from fish scales and red algae

According to the Ellen Macarthur Foundation, if current trends in single-use plastic continue, "there could be more plastic than fish (by weight) in the ocean by 2050." Having spent countless family