#Plastic

  • Article: Even Insects Are Carrying Around Microplastics
    Environment

    Even Insects Are Carrying Around Microplastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 19, 2018

    And then the problem travels up the food chain. Read more

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws
    Environment

    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more

  • Article: Kenyans Build Boat Out of Flip Flops and 10 Tons of Plastic
    Environment

    Kenyans Build Boat Out of Flip Flops and 10 Tons of Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 17, 2018

    “The reality is that what we’ve done is very simple. It’s just daring to dream.” 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 Turtle's Chance of Death Skyrockets With Each Piece of Plastic It Ingests
    Environment

    A Turtle's Chance of Death Skyrockets With Each Piece of Plastic It Ingests

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 14, 2018

    "We find hundreds of pieces of plastic in some turtles." Read more

  • Feature: Why Global Citizen Is Campaigning to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Oceans
    FeatureAdvocacyEnvironment

    Why Global Citizen Is Campaigning to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 13, 2018

    We’re trying to divert and remove 8 million tons of plastic from reaching the oceans by 2020. Read more

  • Article: This Scientist Figured Out How to Turn Plastic Waste Into Fuel
    Finance & Innovation

    This Scientist Figured Out How to Turn Plastic Waste Into Fuel

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 10, 2018

    "The beauty of this process is that it's not very picky.” Read more

  • Article: This Map Reveals the Hotspots for 'Hidden' Litter on Scotland's Beaches
    Environment

    This Map Reveals the Hotspots for 'Hidden' Litter on Scotland's Beaches

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 28, 2018

    It could be an “invaluable tool” in the fight against marine plastic. Read more