Tagged With Plastic Bags

Scientists found 414 million pieces of trash on these tiny islands in the Indian Ocean — more proof that the plastic problem is out of control


Bags labelled as 'biodegradable' can actually survive for 3 years after being thrown out


Scientists have a new way to estimate how often ocean animals get tangled in plastic — and it could explain why so many whales are washing up dead



In some countries, people face jail time for using plastic bags. Here are all the places that have banned plastic bags and straws so far.


A molecular biologist warns chemicals in plastic can seep into food and lead to major health effects like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes


22 inventions that could help us cut back on plastic and reduce garbage in the sea



Kroger is making an unprecedented move to kill plastic bags


Coles MD John Durkan just put an August 29 deadline on free bags for shoppers


Coles has given up on charging for reuseable plastic bags


People are blowing up about Coles' decision to give away plastic toys at the cashier


Psychology helps explain the anger over Australian supermarkets cutting out plastic bags


Woolworths is handing out free plastic bags again



New South Wales is now the only Australian state without a ban on single-use plastic bags


The real reason supermarkets are getting rid of free plastic bags has nothing to do with the environment


Woolworths and Coles are putting an end to plastic bags in their supermarkets


A controversial ban could be the beginning of the end for plastic cups and plates



Here's how many times you have to use a tote bag for it to actually be environmentally friendly