Polluted Rivers Dumping Garbage Into Oceans

Polluted Rivers Dumping Garbage Into Oceans

Mr. Trash Wheel Cleaning Up Rivers Rivers dump approximately eight million metric tons of plastic into the world’s oceans each year. It’s killing entire ecosystems, including many endangered species. Since one percent of the rivers around the world dump eighty percent...
Florida’s Red Tide Fueled By Sewage

Florida’s Red Tide Fueled By Sewage

Wastewater Treatment Plants Dumping Sewage Sludge Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven counties in Southwest Florida over an unusually severe red tide outbreak. Unfortunately, red tide is now another symptom of sewage mismanagement...
San Francisco Bans Plastic Bottles

San Francisco Bans Plastic Bottles

Curbing Plastic Pollution San Francisco on Tuesday became the first major city in the U.S. to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on public property, building on a nationwide effort to curb waste from the billion-dollar industry. The nine-months-in-the-making...
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