#Plastic recycling

  • Article: How Women of the Ivory Coast Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Beautiful Classrooms
    Education

    How Women of the Ivory Coast Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Beautiful Classrooms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 29, 2019

    More than 500 classrooms are scheduled to be built out of recovered plastic. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Parents Are Paying Their Kids' School Fees by Picking Up Plastic
    Education

    Nigerian Parents Are Paying Their Kids' School Fees by Picking Up Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 11, 2019

    “The plastic has made it easy for me to pay school fees.” Read more

  • Article: This Scientist Figured Out How to Turn Plastic Waste Into Fuel
    Finance & Innovation

    This Scientist Figured Out How to Turn Plastic Waste Into Fuel

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 10, 2018

    "The beauty of this process is that it's not very picky.” Read more

  • Article: Thailand Wants to End the Hot Potato Game of Global Waste
    Environment

    Thailand Wants to End the Hot Potato Game of Global Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 17, 2018

    Few countries want to deal with hazardous and hard-to-recycle forms of waste. Read more

  • Article: Adidas Sold 1 Million Shoes Made of Ocean Plastic Last Year
    Environment

    Adidas Sold 1 Million Shoes Made of Ocean Plastic Last Year

    By Joe McCarthy|March 15, 2018

    All day I dream about ocean plastic. Read more

  • Article: Coca-Cola Produced More Than 110 Billion Plastic Bottles Last Year
    Environment

    Coca-Cola Produced More Than 110 Billion Plastic Bottles Last Year

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 2, 2017

    Amidst growing marine pollution, Greenpeace is applying pressure on the soft drink multinational. Read more

  • Article: Adidas Teases First-Ever Sneaker Made From Ocean Plastic
    Environment

    Adidas Teases First-Ever Sneaker Made From Ocean Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|April 29, 2016

    Plastic pollution is becoming an increasingly dire problem for the world’s oceans. Read more