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Blog
Jul 24, 2018

Plastics are not the future

David Suzuki
The best way to avoid the massive damage that comes with plastics and fossil fuels is to stop using so many. That's why cities and countries worldwide are banning single-use items made from plastic.
Blog
Jul 18, 2017
person drinking through plastic straw.

Plastic straws suck

David Suzuki
Ordering your drinks without straws is a small sacrifice but a big step to reducing the amount of plastic we produce and waste.
Blog
Jun 7, 2017
whales after a storm

Protecting oceans is paying off

David Suzuki
That we're still discovering new wonders in the oceans is more reason to protect them. In early 2016, about three per cent of oceans had formal protection, up from one per cent five years ago.
Blog
May 24, 2017

Oil and plastic are choking the planet

David Suzuki
It's one thing to argue over solutions, but to reject the need for them is suicidal. To claim people can't talk about climate change because they use fossil fuel-derived products is nonsensical.
Podcast
Nov 7, 2016
Trash Me - Day 4

Trash Me: Not your typical zero waste project

Redeye
Rob Greenfield put all the trash he accumulated in a month into a specially created plastic suit and walked around New York City wearing it to raise awareness about how much garbage we create.
Podcast
Mar 8, 2016
Politics With Courage and Life Without Plastic

Politics with courage and life without plastic

Green Majority Radio
Justin Trudeau is better than Stephen Harper, but is it enough to save us from climate change? Kevin O'Leary is put on notice by hosts, and Clark Barr talks about life without plastic.
Blog
Apr 21, 2015
Photo: Nick Harris/flickr

Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness

David Suzuki
Microbeads illustrate the excesses of marketing and consumerism, but they're only part of the problem. Most plastics break down into microparticles, often ending up in oceans and other waters.

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