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By PBS NewsHour Weekend
In addition to bags and takeout boxes, the ban will affect plastic straws, bags, cutlery, stir sticks and six-pack rings that hold cans and bottles.
By Associated Press
The Interior Department says it will phase out sales of plastic water bottles and other single-use products at national parks and on other public lands over the next decade, targeting a major source of U.S. pollution.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
From gas-guzzling tour buses to concession stands loaded with single-use plastic water bottles, concert tours aren’t exactly easy on the environment. But now, a movement to make touring more climate-friendly is empowering musicians to not only talk about issues like…
By Tom Casciato
Pandemic precautions have given new life to disposable plastic products, which the industry claims are more "hygienic" than reusables. But critics say there's no scientific evidence this is so.
By Jessica Heiges, Kate O'Neill, The Conversation
By Mike Taibbi, Mori Rothman, Laura Fong
Like many other places around the world, the South Pacific island-nation of Samoa has begun phasing out single-use plastic products, and styrofoam will be next. Businesses and research organizations there are finding creative uses of local resources to fill in…
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