Scientific American  Do Plastic Bag Bans Work

National Geographic  Planet or Plastic? A whopping 91% isn't recycled

Google Nat Geo Plastic or Planet? for other articles

Forbes  We're Now at a Million Plastic Bottles Per Minute

Hartford Courant  One Billion Plastic Bags Are Used In CT Each Year. Towns Are Hoping to Change That

Google Hartford Courant Plastic for other articles

NPR All Things Considered  Beer, Drinking Water and Fish: Tiny Plastic is Everywhere



NYDEC New York State Plastic Bag Task Force An Analysis of Single-Use Plastic Bags

Center for International Environmental Law  Plastic and Health: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

World Economic Forum, Ellen MacArthur Foundation and McKinsey & Company, The New Plastics Economy — Rethinking the future of plastics 

(2016, ) . 


World Watch Institute

Earth Policy Institute

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA Marine Debris Program  An Educators Guide

Numerous K-12 curricula, activities, fact sheets, posters

National Geographic Kids vs Plastic Campaign

Kid-friendly articles, posters, videos and activities 

Skip the Straw - Ocean Conservancy

Environment and Human Health, Inc

Yale Environmental and Health Safety

The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk Single Use Plastics Initiative

Skip The Plastic Norwalk

BYO Connecticut