‘Single-use’ is named 2018 word of the year, capturing surge in awareness of plastic pollution
The term, which refers to plastic products that are made to be used only once, highlights the huge swell in public awareness around plastic pollution
How Mason Jars Are Moving Beyond Pinterest And Propelling A Nashville Business
Through her Nashville-based business, mom and entrepreneur Laura Alexson is moving Mason jars beyond Pinterest to deliver organic and sustainable meals.
MSU wins 12th GPI Glass Packaging Design Competition
Glass Bottle with Clean Lines & Premium Finishes Takes Top Prize in Student Design Competition
Plastic Pollution Has Increased a Hundredfold in Remote Parts of the South Atlantic
Pieces of plastic found washed up on the beach on St. Helena island in the South Atlantic Ocean. Dave Barnes
The amount of plastic debris in the ocean waters of the British islands in the South Atlantic — some of the most remote places on the planet — has increased hundredfold in the last 30 years, according to a new study in the journal Current Biology. Today, the density of plastic near the South Atlantic islands is approaching the pollution levels along industrialized North Atlantic coasts, the study finds
“Three decades ago, these islands were near-pristine,” marine ecologist David Barnes of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), lead author of the new study, said in a statement . “Plastic waste… is now so common it reaches the seabed. We found it in plankton, throughout…
Glass Packaging Institute Announces Clear Choice Award Winners
The Glass Packaging Institute has unveiled the year's top glass packages in seven categories including “newcomer to glass” and a new “sustainability” category.
Bayern Brewing in Missoula now using 100% reused glass
Montana's oldest brewery reaches a milestone this month. One-hundred percent of beer bottles filled and distributed by Bayern Brewing now come from reused glass. ABC FOX Montana's Angela Marshall e...