Plastic Pollution

For 200 years we've been conquering Nature. Now we're beating it to death - Tom McMillan, quoted in Francesca Lyman, The Greenhouse Trap, 1990

Plastic Pollution

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The Plastic Pollution Coalition: Spreading the Word to Reduce the Waste

Plastic is a substance the Earth cannot digest.

That straightforward statement is why over 400 organizations have come together as the Plastic Pollution Coalition, a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission " is to stop plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, the ocean and the environment."

That's an ambitious goal, to be sure. Since the 1907 invention of Bakelite, the world's first synthetic plastic, plastic has become ubiquitous in today's…

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 The Plastic Pollution Coalition: Spreading the Word to Reduce the Waste

As valuable as they can be, recycling and clean-ups are not the answer. Source reduction is the key to sparing the environment—including ourselves—from further plastic poisoning. Enter the Plastic Pollution Coalition to get that message into our thick heads.

Project Kaisei

Project Kaisei is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco and Hong Kong, established to increase the understanding and the scale of marine debris, its impact on our ocean environment, and how we can introduce solutions for both prevention and clean-up.

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?

Plastic Soup Foundation

Stop the plastic soup tsunami as soon as possible! If we do not achieve this, we are leaving future generations with a terrible plastic plague. We are a ‘single issue’ environmental organization that is concerned with one thing: stopping plastic pollution at its source.

Plastics For Change

We're changing lives through ethical trade and addressing the root cause of #oceanplastic Join us to reduce plastic pollution & poverty in developing countries. is an organization based in southern California. We are committed to promoting a plastic-free lifestyle through the elimination of single-use plastic straws. Our goal is to build awareness about the impacts of plastic straws on the environment through educational materials, outreach to businesses, and through the development of alternative solutions including bamboo straws.

Plastic Pollution

This is our main data entry on plastics, with a particular focus on its pollution of the environment.

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