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Connections: Discussing the impact of plastic use - and waste - during the pandemic

Plastic usage, and plastic waste, has risen during the pandemic. Part of that is because we're in the world of takeout dining, and plastic packaging is...
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Mon, 10/26/2020 - 10:23am
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Connections: Is it possible to live a life without single-use plastics?

A year ago, Marielle Jensen Battaglia gave up plastic for Lent. She decided that she wanted to live differently. She wanted to find ways to eliminate...
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:21am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of Wegmans' ban on most single-use plastic bags

At midnight on Monday, Wegmans enacted its ban on most single-use plastic bags. That means customers can now use reusable bags or pay five cents for...
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Tue, 01/28/2020 - 9:31am
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Bill would allow reusable beverage container refills

Two majority-party state lawmakers have introduced a bill that would give customers in cafes, fast-food shops and even some restaurants the option to...
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Tue, 10/29/2019 - 2:39pm
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Connections: How plastic pollution is threatening the Great Lakes

Conversations about plastic pollution often center around their impact on the world’s oceans, but what’s happening in our own backyard? Plastics and...
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Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:28am
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