Plastic in the News

Planet or Plastic?

National Geographic.  May 16th, 2018

Plastic tide threatens Long Island Sound

CT Post Aug 4th, 2018. Click here to read the full article. 

Your Recycling Gets Recycled, Right? Maybe, or Maybe Not

New York Times May 29th, 2018. Click here to read the full article. 

Nation's Most Expensive Homes At Risk To Coastal Flooding Are In CT, New Study Says

Darien Voice July 29th, 2018. Click here to read full article. 

Beardsley Zoo kicks off campaign to reduce plastic waste

Darien Times August 7th, 2018. Click here to read full article. 

Greenwich passes a ban on plastic bags — with no fees attached

Greenwich Time May 14th, 2018. Click here to read full story.

Plastics Pile Up as China Refuses to Take the West’s Recycling

New York Times January 11th, 2018. Click here for more information. 

Stamford considers ban on plastic shopping bags

Channel 12 News August 24th, 2018. Click here for full article. 

New Zealand will ban plastic bags for good

August 9th, 2018. Click here to read full story.

Plastic bags a headache for recyclers

August 25th, 2018. Click here for full story. 

In Stamford, recycling gets a little less green

August 17th, 2018. Click here to read full article. 

New Darien group hopes to reduce plastic bag use

BYO Darien is a new initiative encouraging Darien residents to “Bring Your Own” reusable bags. Click here for full article. 

Weston Passed Bag Law on October 4th

Weston becomes the second town in CT to passed the $.10 cents fee on paper bags and eliminate the plastic bags.