Grains of Salty Truth

  • Littorary Goes Climate Neutral

    Littorary has committed to Climate Neutral certification, ensuring that the entirety of our business, including our supply chain, will be in compliance with net-zero emissions goals from the outset.
  • Big Plastic Sued over Recycling Claims and Pollution Scourge

    Berkeley, California-based NGO, Earth Island Institute, is suing a number of plastics producers over misleading recycling claims and environmental damage caused by their products. The NGO asserts that most of the plastics produced by these companies cannot be recycled and end up as pollution in the environment, which requires costly cleanup efforts.
  • Environmental Bill Links Climate Change to Plastics Lifecycle

    The CLEAN Future Act is a climate change bill that addresses the scourge of plastic production and waste ending up in the environment. The plastic related GHG emissions and plastic waste reduction goals written into the legislation signify a shift in tactics used to address the interrelated environmental challenges.

  • The United States Is Contributing Much More to Global Plastic Pollution than Previously Realized

    American consumers believe plastic consumption is without consequence because of waste management and recycling systems present in our advanced economy. However, a new analysis of worldwide plastic pollution casts these beliefs into serious doubt.
  • Groups Urge Biden to Take Action on Plastic Pollution Crisis

    A coalition of conservation organizations released its Presidential Plastics Action Plan, urging Biden to craft and issue a series of executive orders intent on significantly curbing plastic production in the United States, given its capacity to pollute as well as its reliance on the petrochemical industry for production.
  • Green Groups Call on Biden to Address Plastic Pollution Crisis

    A consortium of environmental and community organizations is poised to release a plan intended to urge President-elect Joe Biden to craft a series of executive orders aimed at curtailing the plastic pollution crisis around the world.
  • Researcher Highlights Imperative to Reduce Plastic Use

    “In the case of the United States, it is critically important that we examine our own backyard and take responsibility for our global plastic footprint,” said Jenna Jambeck, a professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia.
  • Plastic Pollution Plagues World Beaches

    Beach cleanup efforts are losing ground to the wave of plastics coming from the ocean. What's the solution? The answer is simple but requires collective effort.
  • Plastic Recycling Is a Sham; We Need a Complete Rethink

    Plastics manufacturers have been lying to the American public for decades about the viability of plastics recycling to provide cover for the environmental scourge that rampant plastic use presents.

    It’s really that simple.