plastic

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People Can Exchange Trash for Free Food at India's First 'Garbage Cafe'

All the plastic waste collected will be recycled and used to build stronger roads.
Shamani Joshi
7.22.19
THE ENVIRONMENT

Florida Legislator Proposes Ban On Plastic Straw... Bans

The bill would prevent any local government from banning the straws until at least 2024.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.7.19
environment

'Plastic-Free' Might Be the Ultimate Form of Clean Eating

Is plastic food packaging the next thing millennials are going to kill?
Phoebe Hurst
8.30.18
plastic waste

Reusable Straws Made Out of Old Bike Parts Sell Out in 24 Hours

“One particularly hot day as we were churning through iced drinks to stay cool, we decided to turn scrap tubing into titanium drinking straws.”
Phoebe Hurst
7.30.18
Munchies

Starbucks Will End Use of Plastic Straws by 2020

The catch: They’ll still have SOME straws (if you ask nicely).
Ian Burke
7.9.18
Green-washing

An Eco-Friendly Yacht Race Is Sponsored By an Arms Company

Which seems at odds with its tree-hugging agenda.
Phil Miller
6.4.18
THE ENVIRONMENT

Plastic Straws Are On Their Way Out

“I can survive not having a straw. I think most people can cut down on single-use plastics like straws,” says the author of California's anti-straw bill.
Lauren Rothman
5.11.18
Photography

Here's Where All Your Plastic Ends Up

Photos of North Pacific albatross and their garbage-clogged insides.
Harriet Renn
5.2.18
News

All The News You Need To Read This Morning

A breakdown of what's going on in the world.
VICE Staff
3.15.18
environment

UK Government to Combat Plastic Waste with New Free Water Refill Locations

Save! The! Turtles!
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.25.18
Important Questions Raised By...

2018 Won’t Suck If We Follow These Musicians’ Advice

Bunning plastic and staying hydrated: we rang up some of our favourite acts and mined them for the wisdom we personally don’t possess.
Daisy Jones
1.5.18
water

Will Nestlé's Wood-Based Water Bottles Really Help the Environment?

The goal is to achieve an entirely petroleum-free bottle in just six years.
Wyatt Marshall
3.14.17
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