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Media Coverage Highlights

ASU and Plastic Oceans researchers find detergent pods are not as eco-friendly as brands claim September 20, 2021

Study Says Up to 75% Of Plastics From Detergent Pods Enter The Environment, Industry Says They Safely Biodegrade August 8, 2021

First-Ever Trees & Seas Festival Launches Today August 2, 2021

Three Yucatán organizations named Blue Communities June 15, 2021

Plastic Oceans Joins Oceans Plastics Charter to Reduce Waste Plastics in the Oceans August 27, 2020

Plastic Oceans’ Julie Andersen joins VOA to discuss the launch of Earth’s Ekko October 8, 2019

Going the distance for a plastic-free ocean September 19, 2019

Plastic Oceans International Uses Film and Sport to Fight Plastic Pollution April 9, 2019

In a world first, a woman just swam around Easter Island, logging more than 39 miles in 19 hours without any help from fins or boats March 21, 2019

West Tisbury plastic bottle bylaw may be a first in North America April 5, 2019

California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals September 20, 2018

California city passes bill that could lead to jail time for selling plastic straws July 26, 2018

Starbucks banning straws won’t clean up the ocean, but it’s still a big deal July 13, 2018

Why Starbucks And Other Companies Are Ditching Plastic Straws To Help Save the Environment July 11, 2018

Fixing our plastic problem needs more than a bottle return scheme – March 28, 2018

Our Global Executive Director, Julie Andersen, interviewed on bottle return scheme in the UK – March 28, 2018

The many dangers facing world oceans – December 17, 2017

Op-Ed piece by Global Executive Director, Julie Andersen – May 29, 2017

Plastic Oceans & Canadian Wildlife Federation to tackle single-use plastics – December 17, 2017

Film looks at plastics in the oceans – May 29, 2017

Aquariums pool resources to fight global plastic July 10, 2017

Film looks at plastics in the oceans – February 10, 2017



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