Take The REFUSE Pledge!

Disposable plastics are the greatest source of plastic pollution. Plastic bags, straws, bottles, utensils, lids, cups and so many others offer a small convenience but remain forever.  REFUSE disposable plastics! Follow the “4 Rs” of sustainable living: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

How PPC is Cleaning Up Microbead Pollution


In the last few months, a nonprofit group called the Plastic Pollution Coalition (PPC) has teamed up with environmental law firm Greenfire to go after some of the 3,000 plastic manufacturers in California that it says are violating stormwater permitting requirements, and therefore the Clean Water Act. A startling number of these facilities have not registered for permits at all – a violation of the law...

The 2015 Plastic Gyre Symposium

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PPC is proud to be one of the hosts of the 2015 Plastic Gyre Symposium at Georgia State University on March 26-27, 2015. The 2015 Welch Symposium, The Plastic GYRE: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond is part of the Atlanta Science Festival, produced in an effort to raise awareness and discourse on the global crisis of plastic pollution, and will feature a wide array of experts discussing the most current...