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Marine Plastic Waste & How You Can Help: Ocean Legacy Foundation Unveils Online Educational Platform

4 Mins Read Recently, the non-profit organization Ocean Legacy Foundation unveiled EPIC Academy, an online free educational platform that will provide individuals and communities with important knowledge on ocean plastic pollution, the various cleanup efforts, and possible solutions for forming plastic-free environments. Canadian-based Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF) develops and executes plastic pollution emergency response initiatives across the world […]

Want To Slow The Climate Crisis? Don’t Use Single-Use Plastics.

6 Mins Read By: Annie Leonard The fossil fuel industry is dependent on our plastic dependency. We can starve it. The fossil fuel industry is in trouble and has a sneaky idea for saving itself: It wants to produce lots more plastic. Many people don’t realize it, but almost all plastic is made from fossil fuels. So the same […]

Global Waste Crisis: Let’s Talk About Low-Value Plastics

4 Mins Read While plastic water bottles tend to dominate the headlines when it comes to the plastic waste crisis, the problem of low-value plastics often gets cast aside. But the reality is that low value plastics take up a massive share of global landfill waste that must be tackled if we are to properly combat the plastic […]

New Documentary The Story Of Plastic Will Premiere Ahead Of Earth Day

3 Mins Read The Story Of Plastic documentary will premiere on Discovery Channel in honour of Earth Day this year. The film looks at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution and the global catastrophe it has wreaked on the health of people and the planet. With an aim to raise awareness on plastic pollution and inspire positive impact, […]

Nestle Japan Scraps KitKat Plastic Packaging For Recyclable Origami Paper

2 Mins Read In order to tackle global plastic waste, Nestlé Japan has announced that it is launching recyclable paper packaging for KitKat products, which comes with instructions to fold origami cranes. With Japan being the largest market for KitKats in the world, the food giant’s packaging upgrade is set to eliminate an estimated 380 tonnes of plastic […]