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Jun 14, 2013, 13:07 ET

"Think Beyond Plastic" Innovation Competition & Conference Announces Winners, 2014 Event

Plastic Pollution Coalition's inaugural Think Beyond Plastic competition and conference, hosted by Ed Begley Jr., brought together innovators,...

Jun 06, 2013, 17:23 ET

"Think Beyond Plastic" Innovation Event Selects 2013 Winners

Winners of Think Beyond Plastic competition have been selected and will be announced on June 13th, at the inaugural conference and awards ceremony....

Feb 20, 2013, 14:32 ET

"Think Beyond Plastic" Competition Gains Sponsorship From Rolling Stone Magazine, Bonnaroo, One PacificCoast Bank, FSB

 Plastic Pollution Coalition announced today major sponsor support for Think Beyond Plastic, a competition for entrepreneurs with products,...

Feb 14, 2013, 11:22 ET

"Think Beyond Plastic" Seeks Disruptive Solutions To Plastic Pollution Crisis

Innovation contest invites entrepreneurs to submit business plans for chance at $50k investment Plastic Pollution Coalition announced that...

Dec 07, 2010, 06:00 ET
30" x 24" - Raymond Pettibon, based on an original painting, "Plastic Pollution Coalition" 2010, ed. 25, $5000.  (PRNewsFoto/Plastic Pollution Coalition)

Ocean Pollution Inspires Good

6 Acclaimed Artists Including Raymond Pettibon Donate Proceeds to Benefit the Plastic Pollution Coalition Six artists with a shared passion for...

Nov 08, 2010, 06:00 ET
Van Jones Photo Plastic Pollution Coalition’s REFUSE campaign to stop the use of disposable plastic was launched at Saturday’s TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch. Here, environmentalist and author of The Green Collar Economy Van Jones shows his commitment to end plastic pollution.  (PRNewsFoto/Plastic Pollution Coalition)

Plastic Pollution Coalition Ignites Social Movement with TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch -- Concluding with Four Challenges to Individuals, Businesses and Policymakers

Challenges will drive international REFUSE campaign TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch concluded with four specific challenges to business, policy...

Nov 04, 2010, 13:56 ET
Plastic Pollution Coalition logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Plastic Pollution Coalition)

Celebrities Film Viral Videos Against Disposable Plastics

Jack Johnson, Jackson Browne, Benicio del Toro and others join the effort to end plastic pollution Celebrities like Jack Johnson, Benicio del...

Oct 26, 2010, 16:03 ET
TEDx logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Plastic Pollution Coalition)

Viral Video Igniting a Nationwide Refuse Disposable Plastics Campaign

Aiming for 1M signatories to the REFUSE PLEDGE of PlasticPollutionCoalition.org Will culminate with Nov 6 TEDx event in Santa Monica A...