#Plastic

  • Article: These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam
    Finance & Innovation

    These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam

    By Joe McCarthy|June 7, 2018

    Styrofoam can take up to 500 years to break down. Read more

  • Article: These London Muslims Are Fighting Plastic and Food Waste for Ramadan
    Environment

    These London Muslims Are Fighting Plastic and Food Waste for Ramadan

    June 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    No meat? Check! No plastic? Double check! Read more

  • Article: Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic
    Environment

    Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    “Humanity’s footprint is clear.” Read more

  • Article: 'Plastic' Is the Children's Word of the Year
    Environment

    'Plastic' Is the Children's Word of the Year

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|June 6, 2018

    Last year's winner was "Trump" — and in 2016 it was "refugee." Read more

  • Article: India Will Ban All Single-Use Plastics by 2022
    Environment

    India Will Ban All Single-Use Plastics by 2022

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 6, 2018

    It’s the most ambitious move against global plastic pollution yet. Read more

  • Article: Chile Approves Total Ban on Plastic Bags
    Environment

    Chile Approves Total Ban on Plastic Bags

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 30, 2018

    “A bag is manufactured in a minute, used for half an hour, and remains for 400 years in our nature.” Read more

  • Article: European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy|May 29, 2018

    It’s the most ambitious proposal of its kind in the world. Read more

  • Article: Tesco Is Banning All Non-Recyclable Plastics on Own-Brand Products
    Environment

    Tesco Is Banning All Non-Recyclable Plastics on Own-Brand Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2018

    It “could be a game-changer,” according to campaigners. Read more