#Plastic Waste

  • Article: Vietnamese People Are Taking the Fight Against Plastic Waste Into Their Own Hands
    Environment

    Vietnamese People Are Taking the Fight Against Plastic Waste Into Their Own Hands

    Sept. 19, 2018|Voice of America

    Vietnam ranks among the top five countries sending plastic trash into the ocean. Read more

  • Article: A Re Sebetseng: Hundreds of Global Citizens Just Helped Clean Up Litter in Johannesburg
    AdvocacyEnvironment

    A Re Sebetseng: Hundreds of Global Citizens Just Helped Clean Up Litter in Johannesburg

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 15, 2018

    "Let us ensure that this youth…inherit a better Johannesburg than the one you and I inherited." Read more

  • Article: 5 South African Women Who Are Using Plastic to Drive Change in Their Communities
    Environment

    5 South African Women Who Are Using Plastic to Drive Change in Their Communities

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 14, 2018

    Waste doesn’t have to be rubbish! It can change people’s lives. Read more

  • Article: A Trailblazing Effort to Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Has Finally Begun
    Environment

    A Trailblazing Effort to Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Has Finally Begun

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 12, 2018

    If the trial works, 60 more cleaning systems will be sent to tackle the floating trash island. Read more

  • Article: This Is What Shopping in Britain Will Look Like in 2030, According to New Research
    Finance & Innovation

    This Is What Shopping in Britain Will Look Like in 2030, According to New Research

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 10, 2018

    No meat in sight, and plastic waste will be more important than price. Read more

  • Article: Why You Probably Shouldn't Wash Your Contact Lenses Down the Sink
    Environment

    Why You Probably Shouldn't Wash Your Contact Lenses Down the Sink

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Aug. 22, 2018

    Between 6 and 10 metric tons of plastic contact lenses end up in US wastewater facilities each year. Read more

  • Article: Hotels on Thailand's Famous Beach Island Aim to Cut Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    Hotels on Thailand's Famous Beach Island Aim to Cut Single-Use Plastics

    Aug. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Between 8 million and 15 million tonnes of plastic are dumped in the ocean every year. Read more

  • Article: Lego Now Sells Blocks Made From Sugarcane to Reduce Plastic Waste
    Environment

    Lego Now Sells Blocks Made From Sugarcane to Reduce Plastic Waste

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 8, 2018

    The toy manufacturer is making good on its promise to cut down on plastic. Read more