Erica Cirino

Erica Cirino is a freelance science writer and artist exploring the intersection of the human and nonhuman worlds. She is author of the book Thicker Than Water: The Quest for Solutions to the Plastic Crisis.

Exxon Mobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, Lousiana.

Plastic Pollution Is a Crime Against People and the Planet

Plastic particles and chemicals pollute all of our bodies. But people living on the fencelines of the fossil fuel, plastic, and waste industries face even more life-threatening pollution.

May 22, 2024

disposable cutlery

Bioplastics Are Not the Solution

Our world must stop greenwashed false solutions and stay focused on plastic-free, nontoxic, reusable, and refillable materials and systems instead of harmful single-use synthetic materials like PLA.

April 15, 2024