Dr. Scott Coffin has been studying plastic since 2014. He is a toxicologist and Research Scientist at California State Water Resources Control Board speaks with EcoJustice Radio about how microplastics are entering our environment, as well as ways to reduce exposure and solutions to the plastic plague.
Tag: plastic pollution
Break Free From The Plastic Death Cycle
Have you heard of the Death Cycle of Plastic (vs the life cycle)? Our guests talk solutions and actions from current Congressional legislation and to a new report shining a light on the environmental justice impacts.
THE FUTURE: Solutions, Policy, & Resistance Around Plastic – Plastic Plague Pt 7
THE FUTURE: EcoJustice Radio explores how Solutions, Policy, & Resistance around plastic can elevate, inspire, and drive change at a systems-level approach. This is Part 7 of a special seven-part series called, “The Plastic Plague: Connecting the Dots between Extraction, Inequity, and Pollution.”
THE PARADIGM SHIFT: Reduction, Recycling, & Technology – Plastic Plague Pt. 6
THE PARADIGM SHIFT – EcoJustice Radio explores how reduction, recycling, and technology can create a paradigm shift that is solution oriented, equitable, and achievable. This is Part 6 of a special seven-part series called, “The Plastic Plague: Connecting the Dots between Extraction, Inequity, and Pollution.”
THE BOTTLE SCAM: Land, Water, and Indigenous Rights – Plastic Plague Pt. 5
THE BOTTLE SCAM – EcoJustice Radio connects the dots between the Water Bottle Scam and the fight for Land, Water, and Indigenous Rights. This is PART FIVE of a special seven-part series, called, “The Plastic Plague: Connecting the Dots between Extraction, Inequity, and Pollution.”
THROWAWAY SOCIETY: Economics & Inequity of Plastic Consumption – Plastic Plague Pt 4
THROWAWAY SOCIETY – EcoJustice Radio investigate the economics & inequity of plastic consumption once thrown away. Does plastic truly get recycled and what is the burden of other countries?
HUMAN HEALTH: The Threats of Plastic – Plastic Plague Pt 3
EcoJustice Radio investigates the impacts plastics have on our personal health and quality of life. From food packaging to building materials, we cover the toxins types, corporate responsibility, and how can we avoid exposure. We dive into what it means to support the efforts of frontline communities to minimize exposure by reducing these toxic chemicals.