Plastic Pollution

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The Plastic Pollution Coalition: Spreading the Word to Reduce the Waste

Plastic is a substance the Earth cannot digest.

That straightforward statement is why over 400 organizations have come together as the Plastic Pollution Coalition, a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission " is to stop plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, the ocean and the environment."

That's an ambitious goal, to be sure. Since the 1907 invention of Bakelite, the world's first synthetic plastic, plastic has become ubiquitous in today's…

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