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Plastic Pollution Coalition

Plastic Pollution Coalition

PlasticPollutionCoalition.org

 

Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals and organizations working together to stop plastic pollution by elevating the discourse about plastic pollution to the forefront of global social, environmental and political discourse.

Through their initiatives like REFUSE, Plastic-Free Times and numerous others, they are connecting entities all around the world and encouraging and supporting them in ending their dependence on disposable plastic. Their Think beyond Plastic competition encourages businesses which can dent plastic pollution with $ 60,000 worth of prize money.

CONTRIBUTIONS


August 23, 2016 from our The 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, Video Panels
Watch Creative Conservationist and NatGeo Explorer, Asher Jay discuss solutions and alternatives to plastic pollution with Florian Hoffman, the Founder of DO School and Andrew Almack, Founder of Plastics for Change. This panel is organized as part of the Oceans & Plastic Pollution theme curated by Dianna Cohen of Plastic Pollution Coalition (@plasticpollutes) under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise (@bewastewise)Read More




August 23, 2016 from our The 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, Video Panels
Watch Environmental Attorney Lisa Boyle discuss the health impacts of plastic pollution with Author and Mountaineer, Arlene Blum, Marine Scientist, Abby Barrows and Stacy Malkan, Co-founder of U.S. Right to Know. This panel is organized as part of the Oceans & Plastic Pollution theme curated by Dianna Cohen of Plastic Pollution Coalition (@plasticpollutes) under the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise (@bewastewise)Read More




October 1, 2015 from our The 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels
Watch Daniella Russo of Think Beyond Plastic, Gijs Langeveld of Bin Bang, Sophie van den Berg of WASTE Advisers and Srikrishna Balachandran of I Got Garbage (Mindtree) talk about opportunities for entrepreneurs in waste management as part of the 2015 Global Dialogue on WasteRead More




February 20, 2014 from our Video Excerpts
"There are solutions out there. If we can put a man on the moon and send rovers to mars, we can solve plastic pollution." ~ Bill FrancisRead More




February 20, 2014 from our Video Excerpts
"Bio-plastics have a role, but there is no standard to say what makes a bio-plastic which truly degrades in the ocean." ~ Nicholas MallosRead More




February 20, 2014 from our Video Excerpts
"They should consider designing it to work at a river mouth or even upstream where there is a potential concentrated plastic pollution source." ~ Bill FrancisRead More




February 20, 2014 from our Video Excerpts
"The oceans are so huge. Cleaning them up is like sifting the Sahara desert by using a kitchen strainer." ~ Bill FrancisRead More




February 20, 2014 from our Video Excerpts
"As I learned more and more about plastic recycling, I discovered that it has its own drawbacks. So, I started reducing my own personal plastic as the first step ." ~ Beth TerryRead More




February 20, 2014 from our Video Excerpts
"Out of 700 sea water samples from all over the world - Indian Ocean, North and South Atlantic, the Sargasso Sea, the Antarctic, South and North Pacific - only 3 samples were plastic-free." ~ Bill FrancisRead More




February 20, 2014 from our Video Excerpts
"When people see you do it, it becomes part of the norm. So, take your own bag to the store and bring your own bottles." ~ Beth TerryRead More




February 20, 2014 from our Video Excerpts
“Plastic pollution isn’t just about plastic in the oceans but the entire life-cycle of plastics, from when it’s first made, through all the pathways until it becomes plastic pollution” ~Nicholas MallosRead More




July 31, 2013 from our The 2013 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels

 

Are we becoming a plastic society?

Plastic seems all pervasive and unavoidable. Since the 1960s our use of plastic has increased dramatically, and subsequently, the portion of our garbage that is made up of plastic has also increased from ... Read More




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