#Plastic Pollution

  • 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

    From Voice of America|Sept. 4, 2019

    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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 13, 2019

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

  • Article: Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 9, 2019

    It's previously been characterised by far too many flyers and plastic cups. Read more

  • Article: The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 6, 2019

    Activists are describing it as a “fantastic victory.” Read more

  • Article: Australian Global Citizens Campaign for a Healthy Planet

    Australian Global Citizens Campaign for a Healthy Planet

    By Madeleine Keck|July 31, 2019

    They stood with activists fighting to ensure the worst impacts of climate change are not realized. Read more