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Trash-Free Waters

Trash-Free Waters Article Series

Click the links below to read articles in the Trash-Free Waters Article Series

Trash Free Waters On Any Timeline

This article provides a background on the sources and impacts of aquatic trash and includes a list of actions you can take to help keep trash out of our waterways.

What You Should Know About Microfiber Pollution

The second article in the EPA Trash Free Waters Article Series explains how our clothes are contributing to the plastic pollution problem. It also provides tips for how you can help reduce the flow of microfibers from your clothes into waterways. 

Rethinking Plastic Packaging - How Can Innovation Help Solve the Plastic Waste Crisis?

The third article in the Trash Free Waters Article Series describes some of the innovative products and models that are being developed to reduce waste from plastic packaging. The article examines bio-based plastic materials, non-plastic packaging alternatives, and new reuse models.