Global movement will call out consumer brands most responsible for plastic pollution

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The Story of Stuff Project is launching its global call to action in combatting plastic pollution worldwide. The ambitious initiative plans to identify the most pervasive polluter companies found in waste while simultaneously cleaning up costal and inland communities across the country. The plastic waste brand audit is the first of its kind and intends to underline responsibility and accountability at the very source of our world’s growing trash crisis.

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Toyota Prius has the best gas mileage of any car Consumer Reports has ever tested

While the green car industry has been obsessed with the latest electric cars, like the Tesla Model 3, some mainstays, like the Toyota Prius hybrid continue to shine. Consumer Reports has just revealed that the all-new 2016 Prius has recorded the best gas mileage of any car in publication’s history. With a combined 52 mpg rating the all-new Prius outperforms any other hybrid on the market without a plug.

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