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Over 1 million people demand corporations reduce single-use plastics ahead of Earth Day

by admin | April 18, 2018

Washington, DC – More than one million people ahead of this year’s Earth Day (April 22) are demanding that the world’s largest corporations reduce their production of single-use plastic. Around the globe, over one million individuals have signed petitions, taken to stores and restaurants, and posted photos of ridiculous packaging on social media to call out […]

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Global campaign challenges Starbucks to keep its promise to curb plastic pollution, create 100% recyclable cup

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | March 13, 2018

PRESS RELEASE, Monday, March 5, 2018 Leading environmental organizations launch “Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic” campaign to confront coffee giant on its plastic pollution problem prior to annual shareholder meeting in Seattle SEATTLE, WA — Today, more than a dozen leading environmental organizations announced the launch of “Starbucks: Break Free From Plastic” — a global […]

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#breakfreefromplastic Mediterranean changemakers

by Matt Franklin | February 28, 2018

The beginning of February saw dozens of #breakfreefromplastic campaigners and activists gathering in Marrakech, Morocco looking for new ways to work together change the face of the Mediterranean with their projects. Movement members from Barcelona, to Beirut and most Mediterranean countries in between shared their common culture, love of food and traditional zero waste crafts […]

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COASTAL CLEANUP GOES #FOAMFREE

by Shilpi Chhotray | January 29, 2018

Environmental activist groups joined forces to fight the lack of legislation on plastic pollution during Coastal Cleanup Day. Through a collaboration by the 5 Gyres Institute, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Surfrider Foundation and the #breakfreefromplastic movement, 90 volunteers collected over 110 pounds of trash left on beaches, of which only 15 pounds in total were recyclable.

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