- June 30th, 2014
Along the northern shores of Chile, in a fishing community called Coquimbo, a recycling initiative led by three Americans has changed the game of cleaning up our oceans’ plastic pollutants.Three friends’ quest to end ocean pollutionBy Samantha Fischer
- April 30th, 2014
Many people don’t give too much thought to their laundry detergent. If the smell is agreeable and it gets the stains out, what’s the issue?A look at laundry detergents that are friendly to your local watersBy Adam Swenson
- March 1st, 2011
Take a moment and think about all the plastic you use. Plastic is in our homes, at work, in our cars, in our food, and in our bodies. We use it to brush our teeth, serve our food, and shovel snow. It’s everywhere and all but unavoidable.
- September 1st, 2008
In Hollywood’s 1967 classic The Graduate, our floundering hero, recent law school grad Ben Braddock, wonders what to do with his life when a family friend offers him a surefire career tip: “I want to say one word to you—plastics.” While Braddock doesn’t follow that advice, it was indeed solid counsel for that era.Plastic is not just littering the planet—its toxic chemicals are polluting our bodies. Find out why you need to reduce your exposure before it's too late.By Alan Reder