Study: 1 to 2 Million Tons of Us Plastic Trash Goes Astray

More than a million tons a year of America's plastic trash isn't ending up where it should. The equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person is landing in places such as oceans and roadways, according to a new study of U.S. plastic trash. ...
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Legos Lying Around? Toy Maker Tests Way to Recycle Bricks

NEW YORK — Lego is looking to keep its plastic bricks out of the trash. Lego, like other big brands, is looking to please customers worried about plastic's impact on the environment. Plastic doesn't disintegrate but instead can break down into tiny pieces a...