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- McDonald's Will Offer More Sustainable Happy Meal Toys by 2025
New prizes will be made from renewable, recyclable plastics
and cardboard in a shift away from using plastic
made from virgin fossil fuels
Smithsonian. Friday, 15 Oct 2021.
- Butterball recalls 14,000 pounds of ground turkey
Butterball has recalled more than 14,000 pounds of ground turkey because it could be contaminated with blue plastic.
CBS News. Friday, 15 Oct 2021.
- Butterball recalls 14K pounds of turkey sold at BJ's, Kroger
Shipped to retail stores nationwide, the raw meat products may contain small pieces of hard blue plastic.
CBS News. Thursday, 14 Oct 2021.
- Butterball recalls over 14,000 pounds of ground turkey
Butterball recalled approximately 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically blue plastic, the USDA said.
ABC News. Thursday, 14 Oct 2021.
- Butterball recalls 14K pounds of ground turkey due to blue plastic concerns
RECALL ALERT: Butterball is recalling more than 14,000 pounds of ground turkey due reports of blue plastic
found in the products.
ABC News. Thursday, 14 Oct 2021.
- Colombian health officials block model's bid to live broadcast plastic surgery
Andrea Valdiri, a Colombian influencer, vowed to reveal video footage of her plastic
surgery after health officials ruled that she could not live stream the procedure.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021.
- How to Manage Credit Cards for Your Small Business
The polyvinyl chloride plastic
within all of our pockets can be an asset, or a trap, for any up-and-coming company.
Entrepreneur. Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021.
- Pennsylvania teacher allegedly threatened to shoot school officials for removing plastic COVID barrier
A Pennsylvania elementary school teacher has been arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot district officials because janitors removed a plastic
barrier he set up in his classroom to protect against the spread of COVID-19, reports say.
Fox News. Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021.
- Dow (DOW) to Build Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Ethylene Cracker
The project is in sync with Dow's (DOW) broader goals to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and eliminate plastic
waste in the environment.
Zacks. Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021.
- Oregon family files lawsuit after teen daughter drowns under plastic cover pool following swim team practice
The Oregon family of a 14-year-old girl who drowned after her swim teammates pulled a plastic
cover over a pool not knowing she was still in it, has filed a $70 million lawsuit against the city, the school district and pool cover business.
Fox News. Tuesday, 12 Oct 2021.
- Family of girl, 14, who drowned under pool cover after swim practice file $70m lawsuit
Nabila Maazouz of Oregon drowned to death in 2019 under a plastic
pool cover after teens on her high-school swim team accidentally sealed the youth inside the pool while she was still submerged.
Daily Mail. Monday, 11 Oct 2021.
- A Novel Solution To Plastic Pollution
This week I discuss a Canadian company that has taken a novel approach to recycling plastics.
Forbes. Sunday, 10 Oct 2021.
- Plastics Make Beaches Hotter During the Day and Colder at Night
A study of remote islands shows that debris alters sand temperatures
Smithsonian. Tuesday, 5 Oct 2021.
- What's holding up Scotland's bottle deposit scheme?
All retailers will have to comply and the scheme will affect plastic
drinks containers, cans and glass.
BBC News. Monday, 4 Oct 2021.
- The Environment Affects Baseball. These Players Want to Help.
Beach cleanups, plastic
reduction, rethinking travel: A group of major leaguers is pushing back in a wasteful sport.
New York Times. Friday, 1 Oct 2021.
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