Recycled plastic can be more toxic and is no fix for pollution, Greenpeace warns - Damien Gayle in The Guardian, May 24, 2023
Recycled and reused food contact plastics are ‘vectors’ for toxins – study - Tom Perkins in The Guardian, May 27, 2023
Strategies to Get Plastic Out of Your Life - 2-page handout from the Ecology Center
Plastic Health Map
GARBAGE IN, TOXICS OUT They Promised “Advanced Recycling” for Plastics and Delivered Toxic Waste
New Hampshire welcomes ‘advanced recycling’ of plastics as some call for tighter regulations: A startup company’s plan to convert plastics into diesel fuel has so far failed to get off the ground in New Hampshire as skeptics continue to raise questions about the potential to create hazardous waste and air pollution. by Lisa Prevost, March 15, 2023
How to Quit Plastic: Ways to reduce this kind of waste—and its environmental impact—right now (Consumer Reports)
The Problem with Plastics in Our Environment (Dover Democrats and NH Network Plastics Work Group)
Eating, Drinking, and Breathing Plastic (Dover Democrats)
The Big Problem with Plastics (Consumer Reports)
How Major Brands are Inviting Big Oil Into Your Kitchen (Greenpeace)
Treehugger Environmental News
All the “Rs” of Solid Waste Management: Rethink Waste (NH Healthcare Workers for Climate Action)
In My Opinion: Looking beyond NWRA's MFR myopia (Susan Collins, Container Recycling Institute)
Commentary: Plastic pollution is a global problem – here’s how to design a treaty to curb it (by Sarah J. Morath as published in the New Hampshire Bulletin March 4, 2022)
Microplastic Research in the Ossipee Watershed (Presentation by Jill Emerson, hosted by NH LAKES, February 2022)
Zero Waste vs. Circular Economy — Your Guide to Getting in the Loop "While zero waste focuses on keeping waste out of the environment, a circular economy goes one step further by striving to regenerate the environment. .... We can also think of zero waste as a goal, and a circular economy as a means to get there."
In My Opinion: Plastic Pact’s next steps to build circularity by Emily Tipaldo, U.S. Plastics Pact in Plastics Recycling Update, April 6, 2022
Program leaders outline circular economy strategies by Marissa Heffernan in Resource Recycling News, February 15, 2022.
The Public Strongly Believes in the Effectiveness of Recycling, but Less So About a Prompt Ban on Single-Use Plastics By Julia Martinez for the Morning Consult, August 15, 2022.
What Are Bioplastics? Overview and Impacts: Bioplastics can be sustainable, but standards need to be established. By David M. Kuchta. Published November 29, 2022
Plastic Pollution Coalition's Resource Library