Major U.S. Supermarkets Failing on Plastic Reduction

Major U.S. Supermarkets Failing on Plastic Reduction

Major supermarkets in the U.S. are not doing enough to reduce single-use plastics and the resulting waste, according to a Greenpeace report published March 1. The organization analyzed 20 major U.S. supermarkets regarding their initiatives “to reduce their reliance on...
US Leads World in Plastic Waste Generation

US Leads World in Plastic Waste Generation

The U.S. is the world’s leading producer of plastic waste by volume, the largest plastic waste producer per capita and the second-largest exporter of plastic waste, according to a report published in Science Advances on Oct. 28. Globally, there was a 26% increase in...