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St. Pete begins discussion on best way to reduce plastics

On Thursday morning St. Petersburg City Council began its discussion on how to reduce or eliminate plastic straws – and it may expand to other single-use plastics. No decisions were made at the meeting of...
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St. Pete businesses unveil voluntary plastics-reduction program; environmentalists want more

This Thursday, the St. Petersburg City Council will begin to discuss how to reduce the amount of single-use plastics in the city; and Tuesday morning a coalition of restaurant owners and civic groups unveiled a...
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The health & environmental effects of all that plastic in Florida waters

The Florida Microplastic Awareness Project has found plastic pollution in waters across nearly all of Florida; so, what does that mean for human health and the environment? To find out, WMNF News spoke with David...

Plastics are forever (and that isn’t really a good thing)

Fifty years ago Mr. McGuire told Benjamin Braddock that the future was one word. Plastics While the screenplay was positing plastics as the absolutely last thing the future was supposed to be, Mr. McGuire was right. According to...
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Should St. Pete ban single-use plastic bags?

On MidPoint Monday we talked about a move by some residents of St. Petersburg, Florida to ban single-use plastic bags; Davey Connor, chair of the Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition, spoke about a St. Petersburg City Council...

Green Party activist wants Tampa to do away with free single-use plastic bags

Green Party activist wants Tampa to do away with free single-use plastic bags

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