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.
Potentially toxic plastic found in a seemingly pristine lake may be a sign of widespread contamination of freshwater. Continue reading →
Plastics should be re-classified as hazardous, scientists argue, due to the dangers they pose. ->
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.
The maker of all things "i" recently dropped eco-friendly certification for many of its products.
Cooking oil could become the raw material for plastic, giving those forks used to spear greasy french fries their own new sizzle.
Wind-blown plastic bags and balloons outnumber rattlesnakes and tortoises in one of America's most treasured desert wildernesses.
Winds are stirring plastic pollution in the ocean deep below the surface.
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