#Plastic

  • 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

  • Article: Why You Should Probably Never Use Microbead Soaps Again
    OpinionEnvironment

    Why You Should Probably Never Use Microbead Soaps Again

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    Tiny beads = big problems. Read more

  • Article: 83% of All Tap Water Around the World Has Plastic Fibers In It
    Water & Sanitation

    83% of All Tap Water Around the World Has Plastic Fibers In It

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 6, 2017

    It’s an invisible epidemic. Read more

  • Article: This Girl Used Banana Leaves to Beat Kenya’s New Plastic Bag Ban, and the Internet Fell in Love
    Environment

    This Girl Used Banana Leaves to Beat Kenya’s New Plastic Bag Ban, and the Internet Fell in Love

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 1, 2017

    Having a plastic bag in Kenya can now mean four years in jail. So this girl got creative. Read more