The Ohio House of Representatives has passed a bill that would prohibit municipalities from restricting the use of plastic bags.
This is the first of two parts of a major study evaluating the potential health effects of BPA. The final conclusions won't be available until 2019.
Microplastic glitter is a staple for Rio Carnival costumes, but tiny plastic sheets pose threats to the environment and marine life.
The new method offers a way to recycle one of the leading greenhouse gases responsible for climate change.
Fluorescent dye could be the answer to finding the ocean's missing plastics.
It's official: Plastic is utterly inescapable.
It's still coming, six years later.
The total is approximately 25,000 times the weight of the Empire State Building.
In lab tests, researchers found that the larvae form of the darkling beetle can biodegrade plastic foam.
As more plastic reaches the oceans, more finds its way into animals' bodies.
HBO series and its special Earth Day episode feature kids talking to kids about the environment.
Plastic can transmit pollutants into the food web.
On the seafloor, there are 4 billion plastic fibers in every area one-third the size of New York's Central Park.
The jungles of Ecuador may hold a secret weapon against plastic pollution.
A global survey estimates there are 5.3 trillion pieces of plastic circulating on ocean surfaces.