Biologists find trash in belly of stranded baby dolphin.
[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The ban was approved Nov. 6 by the Fort Myers Beach Town Council with an ordinance that prohibited distribution of plastic drinking straws in the town, with limited exceptions. The ordinance allows straws made of paper, plant, vegetable and other materials containing nothing artificial or synthetic. The ordinance exempts plastic straws used in private homes, […]
[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Around the world, people have wrestled with the environmental effect of plastics, which do not naturally degrade and are frequently used once before settling in landfills, clogging storm drains or collecting in the ocean, often for long periods of time. Many countries have banned, limited or taxed the use of plastic […]