Faran
Savitz

Zero Waste Advocate, PennEnvironment

Started on staff: 2019
B.A., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania
Faran works on PennEnvironment’s Conservation and Zero Waste programs, working to reduce plastic waste in PA and to protect our parks and open spaces. Faran lives in Philadelphia where he enjoys baking and jigsaw puzzles.

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New report: Microplastics found in 100 percent of tested Pennsylvania waterways

New report: Microplastics found in 100 percent of tested Pennsylvania waterways

Philadelphia -- At 53 waterways tested across Pennsylvania, microplastic contamination was found in every spot, from Lake Erie, Pittsburgh's Three Rivers and the Delaware River, according to a new report entitled Microplastics in Pennsylvania: a Survey of Waterways released Wednesday. The study was conducted by the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center using methodology developed by NOAA.

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