🛍️🥤Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags, Polystyrene & Making Straws Available Upon Request in Upper Moreland, PA! 🗳️
Beyond Plastics volunteer, Suzette Munley helped her town, Upper Moreland, PA pass a single-use plastic and polystyrene ban that makes plastic straws available upon request only, and adds a 10-cent mandatory fee for paper bags!
🇺🇸 Beyond Plastics Groups & Affiliates Host 27 Events Across the Country, Calling for Plastics Reduction & Policy Change!🏛️
Check out the 27 Plastic Free July events that Beyond Plastics’ Local Groups and Affiliates held in 16 states to call for change!
Zero Waste Ithaca is working hard to prevent Ithaca College from installing dangerous, polluting artificial turf including circulating a student-led petition, holding a rapid response rally, and hosting a call relay.
Beyond Plastics activist and noted author and humorist, Eve Schaub has published a great read, Year of No Garbage - get your copy today!
In March 2023, two scientists, Dr. Victoria McGruer and Macy Gustavus, are embarking on a 2,650-mile hike to survey trash and microplastics on the Pacific Crest Trail. The project will take the better part of six months to complete and will provide much-needed information about trash and microplastics in wilderness ecosystems.
In January 2023, Beyond Plastics community organizer, Christina Dubin met Port Arthur Community Action Network (PACAN) founder, president, and executive director John Beard Jr. for a “Toxic Tour” of what he refers to as “the belly of the beast” of the petrochemical industry.
Brooklyn, NY-based multidisciplinary artist, Eric Corriel’s 450YRS project gives consumers a fun and easy way to help pressure corporations to do better using stickers, your phone, and social media.
We're excited to highlight our affiliates Zero Waste Ithaca and Sacramento Reduces' grassroots BYO container outreach program to reduce food packaging waste.
Beyond Plastics Greater Boston joined forces with our affiliate, WasteNot/350NYC to protest the outrageous hypocrisy of the UN's decision to allow Coca-Cola—one of the world's top corporate plastic polluters-to serve as a major sponsor of the international climate change summit.
This Halloween, Beyond Plastics supporter, Gloria’s decorations were truly terrifying. She created a "plastic ocean on land" using a tiny fraction of the plastic in her home and paired her "haunted by plastic" house with information to educate trick-or-treaters and passersby.
In honor of Plastic Free July 2022, Beyond Plastics Local Groups & Affiliates hosted "Plastic Take-Backs," where they returned plastic packaging to major grocery chains across the country and called on CEOs to commit to phasing out single-use plastic packaging.
Beyond Plastics’ Organizing Director took a “toxics tour” of the Ohio River Valley where the boom in hydraulic fracturing for natural gas (a.k.a. “fracking”) is driving an ongoing massive build-out of petrochemical infrastructure.