Rhode Island is seeing more cities and towns banning plastic shopping bags. ecoRI News gets an update from Dave McLaughlin, executive director of Clean Ocean Access, who spearheaded efforts to pass bans on Aquidneck Island. Reuse pro Alex Eaves talks calls in to discuss ways individuals can reduce or eliminate single-use plastics in their lives. Plus, a roundup of this month's top stories.
Adaptation and mitigation are key. How is the state doing on these fronts? Plus a review of this month's top stories and a reader question.
What does a melting Arctic look like? We talked to a Rhode Island organic farmer and her Canadian husband who set out on an adventure to see firsthand and to film the changes for their documentary, "Enduring Ice."
Rhode Island's recycling rate has stalled, and many loads of recyclables arrive at the state's Central Landfill so contaminated that they must be landfilled. We look at the future of recycling.Read More
Is your yard starving our local pollinators? Co-hosts Frank Carini and Nick Boke are joined by Anne Raver of the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society and naturalist Rick Enser to talk about the state of the state's pollinators and what you can put in your yard, rooftop garden or window box to increase biodiversity and help pollinators.