WHOI Scientists Investigating Paper Straw Alternative

FALMOUTH - The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is studying new kind of straws to help cut down on plastic pollution along the region’s coasts. … [Read more...]

Summit Seeks To Unite Community In Push For Sustainable Business Practices

HARWICH - CARE (Creating a Responsible Environment) for the Cape & Islands is teaming up with the Center for Coastal Studies and the Cape Cod … [Read more...]

Plymouth Narrowly Approves Nip Ban

PLYMOUTH - Plymouth voters approved a nip bottle ban by narrow margins at the recent fall town meeting. 1.7-ounce bottles of alcohol will no longer be … [Read more...]

State to Stop Buying Single-Use Bottles to Protect Coastlines from Plastic

HYANNIS - As multiple Cape communities adopt single-use plastic water bottle bans to protect local water resources and reduce fossil fuels dependency; … [Read more...]

Yarmouth Approves Two Single-Use Plastics Bans

YARMOUTH - Yarmouth voters have approved two single-use plastic reduction articles that will take effect at the end of this year and fall of … [Read more...]

Voters Weighing Single-Use Plastic Bans for Take-Out

SANDWICH - Voters at several upcoming town meetings will soon weigh bans on the commercial sale of single-use plastic water bottles, as well as a new … [Read more...]

Water Bottle Ban Returns at Sandwich Town Meeting

SANDWICH - Two citizen petitions have been filed by Sustainable Practices for the Sandwich May Town Meeting that look to tackle plastic … [Read more...]

Producer Responsibility Laws Could Make Companies Pay for Recycling

HYANNIS – An official with the World Wildlife Fund has reported that 71% of Americans want the country to reduce its reliance on plastic and also … [Read more...]

Virtual Forums Tackle Plastic Pollution Ahead of Town Meetings

HYANNIS - As communities across Cape Cod consider expanding plastic bottle bans, a local nonprofit is promoting public forums to highlight the need to … [Read more...]

Center For Coastal Studies Identifies Source Of Washed Up Plastic Tubing

PROVINCETOWN – An investigation by the Center for Coastal Studies into yellow plastic tubing that has washed ashore on Cape Cod beaches in recent … [Read more...]

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