#Plastic Pollution

  • Article: Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

    Meet One of the Inspirational Local Activists Fighting for a Zero-Waste Society in the Philippines

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    "What we’re lacking is implementation, political will, and infrastructure." Read more

  • Article: 70% of Britons Support a Ban on Single-Use Plastics: Poll

    70% of Britons Support a Ban on Single-Use Plastics: Poll

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 20, 2019

    And more than half of Gen Z shoppers buy second-hand clothes. Read more

  • Article: Sainsbury's Pledges to Cut Plastic Packaging Use in Half by 2025

    Sainsbury's Pledges to Cut Plastic Packaging Use in Half by 2025

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 13, 2019

    It starts this month, with eliminating plastic bags for fruit and veg and bakery products. Read more

  • Article: Activists Call For an End to Plastic Pollution at Sydney Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    Activists Call For an End to Plastic Pollution at Sydney Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    The docu-series premieres in Australia on Sept. 16. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

    Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

    Sept. 4, 2019|Voice of America

    Nigeria is one of the biggest contributors of solid waste in Africa. Read more

  • Article: India Will Ban Plastic Bags, Cups, and Straws Around the Country, Officials Say

    India Will Ban Plastic Bags, Cups, and Straws Around the Country, Officials Say

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 3, 2019

    The ban will be implemented across the nation on Oct. 2. Read more

  • Article: Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    By Ruqayah Juyel|Aug. 27, 2019

    It will “reserve the right not to list” products with too much non-recyclable packaging. Read more

  • Article: This UK University Just Banned Beef to Combat Climate Change

    This UK University Just Banned Beef to Combat Climate Change

    Aug. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's also aiming to be carbon neutral by 2025 — 25 years earlier than the UK's national target. Read more