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Microplastics in the Air

Microplastics in the Air

Microplastics in the Air: A Troubling Reality Public awareness of the damaging effects of plastics on the environment, particularly single-use plastics like bottles, bags, and straws, is growing, thanks to the increasing prevalence of published studies and news...

Is Banning Plastic Straws Pointless?

Is Banning Plastic Straws Pointless?

No. The world is heating up dangerously and the oceans may be dying, but that doesn't negate our responsibility to take action. While other outlets might say that banning plastic straws is like spitting in the wind, we didn't get here overnight. And if we need to spit...

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