100% of Sea Turtles in Global Study Found with Plastics in Their Bellies

A new study of sea turtles in three oceans and seas drove home the point, green campaigners said Wednesday, that the world’s governments and corporations are not doing enough to reduce plastic pollution—and marine life is suffering as a result. One hundred and two sea turtles inhabiting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and the Mediterranean Sea were …

Bacardi and Lonely Whale to Remove 1 Billion Plastic Straws by 2020

Bacardi, the world’s largest privately-owned spirits company, and Lonely Whale, the innovative oceans nonprofit helping Alaska Airlines reduce plastic use, have teamed up with the goal of removing one billion plastic straws from circulation by 2020. The pair announced their partnership Wednesday under the banner #thefuturedoesntsuck. As part of the …

World’s First Plastic-Free Supermarket Aisle Unveiled in Amsterdam

The world’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle has opened its doors in Amsterdam today, in what could prove a major advance in the fight against plastic waste pollution. Shoppers visiting Dutch supermarket chain Ekoplaza’s new store will be able to buy more than 700 products from the plastic-free aisle, including meat, …