Well, that’s disturbing.
Starbucks recently announced a policy to eliminate all plastic straws and it’s gotten some pushback.
We’re rapidly clogging the planet with plastic, but this could be a future solution.
As the U.K. prepares to enact a ban on microplastics, scientists wonder if it should include glitter.
A research team took samples of waste from a Pakistani landfill site and found that a type of fungus can break down a common plastic polymer.
Though scientists have known about garbage collecting in gyres around the Pacific Ocean for decades, the amount of plastic and trash seems to have increased dramatically.