Tagged: plastic

Trash pile in Pacific Ocean

Tsunami Trash Wake Up Call

A gigantic pile of trash floating in the Pacific Ocean is headed towards Hawaii and the West Coast of Canada and the U.S. This heap of trash consists of all the stuff of our modern civilization: Houses, building materials, cars, boats, computers, plastics,...

bags and bacteria

Reusable Bags Harbor Bacteria

New research has determined that few people wash their reusable grocery shopping bags, 8% of reusable bags harbor E. coli, and nearly all unwashed bags harbor other pathogenic bacteria. The research, published in Food Protection Trends, the journal of the International Association for...