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6 household items with hidden plastic in them

It’s hard to get away from plastic. The easiest thing to do is to get serious about reducing your use of plastic, but after that, it gets trickier. Recycling is important way to keeping plastics and microplastics out of landfills…

WaPo Raves About Gore-Inspired Baseball Player Trying To Save The World

Brent Suter is a relief pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers who isn’t looking to Mariano Rivera or Lee Smith, two relievers who were recently inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame, for his inspiration. His role model is Al Gore, and…

Biodegradable alternative to replace microplastics in cosmetics and toiletries

(University of Bath) Plastic microbeads were banned from shower gels and toothpaste in the UK last year, but could still be hiding in your suncream or lipstick. Now start-up company Naturbeads, based at the University of Bath, is working with companies to replace microplastics in these products with biodegradable microbeads made from cellulose.