(SUWON, South Korea) -- South Korean conglomerate CJ Cheiljedang is jumping into the global market to begin mass production of PHA biodegradable plastic, or polyhydroxyalkanoates. PHA is considered a viable alternative to petroleum-based plastic because the new technology allows its plastic waste to decompose completely in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Barbie is going green! On Thursday, Mattel debuted the company's first fashion doll collection made from recycled ocean-bound plastic. The new collection also includes an accompanying Beach Shack playset and accessories that are also made of 90% recycled plastic. The Barbie Loves the Ocean... Read More.
Jackson Browne will be performing during a virtual benefit concert for the Plastic Pollution Coalition that takes place this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. The event, dubbed the Magnificent May Virtual Concert, will be streamed live from Los Angeles. The concert's lineup also includes Ben... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Two men have been charged with murder after the body of a teen was found wrapped in plastic at a New York City fish market.The 19-year-old was unconscious and unresponsive when she was... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Nestlé Prepared Foods said it was recalling of approximately 92,206 pounds of its Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meal products over possible plastic contamination.The extraneous materials found in the frozen prepared meals specifically... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A new report details the grim circumstances facing marine animals as millions of pounds of plastic continue to make their way into the oceans every year.Nearly 1,800 animals from 40 different... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The United States produced more plastic waste than any other country in the world in 2016 -- about 92.6 billion pounds, researchers have now discovered.The findings of a study published by... Read More.
By DR. NATE WOOD, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Yes, the novel coronavirus can survive on surfaces. No, it doesn't seem to matter.Last week, a new coronavirus outbreak in New Zealand -- where cases were originally thought to be... Read More.
BY: DR. STEPHANIE E. FARBER, ABC NEWS (PITTSBURGH) — With stay-at-home orders leaving many bemoaning their webcam appearances, plastic surgeons have seen a rebound in demand for procedures with the reopening of their offices. “Across the country there has been some pent-up demand," said... Read More.