#Plastic waste

  • Article: Thailand Wants to End the Hot Potato Game of Global Waste
    Environment

    Thailand Wants to End the Hot Potato Game of Global Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 17, 2018

    Few countries want to deal with hazardous and hard-to-recycle forms of waste. Read more

  • Article: Decomposing Plastic Revealed as Hidden Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    Environment

    Decomposing Plastic Revealed as Hidden Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 2, 2018

    Plastic production is expected to increase dramatically over the next decade. Read more

  • Article: Africa Is Leading the Way in the Fight Against Plastic
    Environment

    Africa Is Leading the Way in the Fight Against Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|July 30, 2018

    Throughout the continent, the movement against plastic waste is growing. Read more

  • Article: American Airlines Is the Latest Company to Ditch Plastic Straws
    Environment

    American Airlines Is the Latest Company to Ditch Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy|July 11, 2018

    But plastic straws are just one aspect of global plastic waste. Read more

  • Article: The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain
    Environment

    The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    The reign of plastic straws appears to be nearing an end. Read more

  • Article: AI Drones Are Helping Us Tackle Our Ocean Plastic Problem
    Finance & Innovation

    AI Drones Are Helping Us Tackle Our Ocean Plastic Problem

    By Joe McCarthy|June 13, 2018

    They’re mapping out the problem so people can take action. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Kids Just Attended the First-Ever Ocean Plastic Bootcamp
    Environment

    Hundreds of Kids Just Attended the First-Ever Ocean Plastic Bootcamp

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2018

    A bootcamp to save the world. Read more

  • Article: US and Japan Refuse to Sign G7 Pact Against Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    US and Japan Refuse to Sign G7 Pact Against Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|June 11, 2018

    “The facts are clear. Our oceans are a mess.” Read more