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Environment

Wegmans to eliminate plastic bags at all of its Pennsylvania stores this month

Wegmans plastic bag ban

Environment

Academy of Natural Sciences seeks to raise awareness about plastic pollution through art

Plastic Free Philly

Women's Health

Pregnant women increasingly at risk of being exposed to chemicals that may harm development

Prenatal exposure to harmful chemicals

Environment

Haverford Township bans plastic bags as more suburban towns begin to take action

Haverford Plastic Bags

Business

Company worth $100 million which owns nothing more than a Paulsboro deli to merge with bioplastics firm

Paulsboro Deli Merger

Environment

New Jersey's single-use plastic ban starts with making straws by request only

Plastic Straw

Lawsuits

Philly, suburbs sue Pennsylvania to defend their plastic bag bans

Government

Paper, plastic bags to be banned in all stores across New Jersey

new jersey paper plastic bag ban

Environment

Plastic and paper bag ban passes the N.J. Senate and advances to legislature, again

Government

Philadelphia passes ban on single-use plastic bags

Philly plastic ban

Government

Camden County officials ban single-use plastics in county buildings

Plastics

Pottstown is first in U.S. to test curbside recycling of bubble wrap, grocery bags, shrink wrap, more

RFlex recycling

Healthy Eating

Tea bags could be releasing billions of micro plastics into your cup of tea, study says

Tea bags micro plastics

Government

Philadelphia City Council proposes plastic bag ban, 15-cent fee on all other bags

plastic shopping bag laws

Environment

Plastic bag ban in three Jersey Shore towns takes effect this weekend

Brigantine Jersey plastic bag ban

Business

Whole Foods to eliminate plastic straws, cut down on single-use plastics at stores

whole foods straw plastic

Environment

Trashy people are having more sex on the beach at the Jersey Shore

Clean Ocean Action beach sweep 04032019

Government

While Philly considers plastic bag ban, here's how you can clean up

plastic shopping bag laws

Government

Number of New Jersey towns banning plastic bags grows in 2019, more poised to join the crowd

plastic shopping bag laws

PA rum company offers incentive for you to ditch plastic straws altogether

Single Prop Rum

Health News

Your old contact lenses are contributing to microplastic pollution in our food

Children's Health

Plastics may be causing penis defects, researchers say

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