#Ocean Plastic

  • Article: Canada Is Working on Plastic Problem Following Philippines' Threat of 'War' Over Waste
    Environment

    Canada Is Working on Plastic Problem Following Philippines' Threat of 'War' Over Waste

    By Sushmita Roy|April 24, 2019

    A private Canadian company shipped more than 2,450 tons of “illegal” waste to the Philippines. Read more

  • Article: 5 Animals That Have Become Symbols of Human Impact on the Planet
    Environment

    5 Animals That Have Become Symbols of Human Impact on the Planet

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 10, 2019

    These animals are enduring reminders of the changes we all need to make. Read more

  • Article: This Is Britain's Worst Supermarket for Cutting Out Plastics, Says Greenpeace
    Environment

    This Is Britain's Worst Supermarket for Cutting Out Plastics, Says Greenpeace

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 29, 2019

    The environmental charity is naming and shaming the stores that aren't performing. Read more

  • Article: Morrisons Is Trialling Paper Bags to Help UK Shoppers Cut Out Plastic
    Environment

    Morrisons Is Trialling Paper Bags to Help UK Shoppers Cut Out Plastic

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 28, 2019

    The bags cost 20p and are available in eight shops across the UK and Gibraltar. Read more

  • Article: These Major Companies Just Pledged to Cut Out All Their Plastic Waste
    Environment

    These Major Companies Just Pledged to Cut Out All Their Plastic Waste

    By Carmen Singer|Oct. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More companies are pledging to cut their plastic usage after pressure from the public. Read more

  • 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: This UK Supermarket Now Sells Shampoo and Washing Up Liquid in Ocean Plastic Bottles
    Environment

    This UK Supermarket Now Sells Shampoo and Washing Up Liquid in Ocean Plastic Bottles

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 23, 2018

    For every 100 metres of beach in Britain, you can find nearly 140 pieces of litter. 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