#Plastic

  • Article: How China’s Shock Decision to Ban Recycled Plastic Is an ‘Impending Crisis’ for the UK
    Environment

    How China’s Shock Decision to Ban Recycled Plastic Is an ‘Impending Crisis’ for the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 8, 2017

    China won’t take “foreign garbage” from next year. Read more

  • Article: The UN Wants to Ban Plastic Waste in Oceans
    Environment

    The UN Wants to Ban Plastic Waste in Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 1, 2017

    The effort is both urgent and extremely challenging. Read more

  • Article: The ‘Pepsi Lobster’ Isn’t Alone. These 5 Other Animals Were Harmed by Plastic
    Environment

    The ‘Pepsi Lobster’ Isn’t Alone. These 5 Other Animals Were Harmed by Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 30, 2017

    Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans has reached a crisis level Read more

  • Article: In Haiti, People Can Exchange Plastic for Money and Goods at the ‘Plastic Bank’
    Finance & Innovation

    In Haiti, People Can Exchange Plastic for Money and Goods at the ‘Plastic Bank’

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 29, 2017

    It’s helping to kickstart a revolution of sustainability. Read more

  • Article: An Otter Has a Cable Tie Caught Round Its Neck and It's Heartbreaking
    Environment

    An Otter Has a Cable Tie Caught Round Its Neck and It's Heartbreaking

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 29, 2017

    Animal charities are seriously concerned for its safety. Read more

  • Article: Sir David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet II’ Team Pick Up Every Bit of Litter They Find in the Ocean
    Environment

    Sir David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet II’ Team Pick Up Every Bit of Litter They Find in the Ocean

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 14, 2017

    He’s spreading the message about plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: These Sunglasses Are Cleaning Up the World’s Oceans One Pair at a Time
    Finance & Innovation

    These Sunglasses Are Cleaning Up the World’s Oceans One Pair at a Time

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2017

    The brand is part of a growing movement of companies using a “circular” economic model. Read more

  • Article: Shocking Photos Show Extent of Plastic Pollution in Caribbean
    Environment

    Shocking Photos Show Extent of Plastic Pollution in Caribbean

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 27, 2017

    “I’ve never seen a photo that illustrates how bad the problem is in that area.” Read more