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Dec 20, 2013 01:00 PM ET
Paper vs. plastic bags: You'd think this fight would have been settled by now. But as Trace explains, for cities around the world, the fight is more complicated than you'd think.
Oct 8, 2013 09:22 AM ET // Tim Wall
Potentially toxic plastic found in a seemingly pristine lake may be a sign of widespread contamination of freshwater. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2013 04:42 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Plastics should be re-classified as hazardous, scientists argue, due to the dangers they pose. ->
Jul 16, 2010 09:45 PM ET // Michael Reilly
A group of architects have a radical new idea for cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: turn it all into a giant island the size of Hawaii's Big Island.
Jul 12, 2012 07:59 AM ET // Tim Wall
The maker of all things "i" recently dropped eco-friendly certification for many of its products.
Sep 5, 2012 04:51 AM ET // Tim Wall
Cooking oil could become the raw material for plastic, giving those forks used to spear greasy french fries their own new sizzle.
Nov 30, 2012 05:07 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Wind-blown plastic bags and balloons outnumber rattlesnakes and tortoises in one of America's most treasured desert wildernesses.
Apr 27, 2012 09:44 AM ET // Tim Wall
Winds are stirring plastic pollution in the ocean deep below the surface.
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