Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta claims Exxon Mobil and other corporations have perpetuated the ‘myth’ that recycling will solve the plastics crisis. Rather than limit plastic production, the oil industry lobbied for recycling of plastic which resulted in even more plastic production. Source: California blames ExxonMobil for plastic pollution crisis – Los Angeles … Continue reading California blames ExxonMobil for plastic pollution crisis – Los Angeles Times
A new study shows that 90 percent of global ocean plastic pollution can be traced back to ten major rivers in Asia and Africa. You can’t clean up the world by fixing … Continue reading 90 percent of ocean plastic waste comes from Asia and Africa • Earth.com
Without intervention soon, the amount of plastic littering the world’s oceans is expected to triple within a decade, a new UK government report warns. That and the amount of plastic bits in … Continue reading Ocean plastic predicted to triple within decade
WASHINGTON (AP) — Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there’s enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash It appears … Continue reading World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep
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