A press release from Sandals. Today, on the first day of Pollution Prevention Week, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announced that all 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven Caribbean islands – including Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Barbados and Turks & Caicos – will eliminate the 21,490,800 single-use plastic straws and stirrers used […]

via Sandals Resorts to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic from Resorts Across Seven Caribbean Islands — Repeating Islands


CONGRATULATIONS TO LOBLAWS CANADA, in its effort to eliminate single use plastics…

Loblaws is joined in this effort by Ikea, Unilever and Coca Cola. These companies have recognized  the great plastics refuse threat to our world, and they all deserve our sincere congratulations for this effort! Support them! Buy their products! Work with them!





It’s a beachcomber’s nightmare: an enormous leatherback turtle slumped on a Cornish strand. The 1.8-metre-long animal, discovered on Sunday at Marazion beach, has since been necropsied (an animal autopsy) by researchers from the University of Exeter, who found plastic in its stomach. Leatherbacks, like other endangered marine turtles, rely largely on jellyfish for food, and […]

via Plastic, warm seas and propellers — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH