#Plastic Waste

  • Article: Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Will Be Made From Recycled Plastic
    Environment

    Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Will Be Made From Recycled Plastic

    By Madeleine Keck|June 13, 2019

    Japanese citizens are being asked to donate their waste. Read more

  • Article: Gatwick Just Launched the UK’s First Airport Reusable Coffee Cup Trial
    Environment

    Gatwick Just Launched the UK’s First Airport Reusable Coffee Cup Trial

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 10, 2019

    It's called "Cup Cup and Away" and it lets customers borrow reusable take-away cups. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is on a Mission to Visit Every Country in the World and Fight Plastic Waste
    Environment

    This Woman Is on a Mission to Visit Every Country in the World and Fight Plastic Waste

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2019

    Jessica Nabongo is set to be the first black woman to visit every country in the world. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Bans Single-Use Plastics From Beaches and Parks
    Environment

    Kenya Bans Single-Use Plastics From Beaches and Parks

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 6, 2019

    The law goes into effect June 2020 and is one of Kenya’s many efforts to clean up the environment. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Single-Handedly Picked 2 Metric Tons of Plastic Trash Off Canada's Beaches
    Environment

    This Woman Single-Handedly Picked 2 Metric Tons of Plastic Trash Off Canada's Beaches

    By Sushmita Roy|June 4, 2019

    “We have a plastic problem here.” Read more

  • Article: Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging
    Environment

    Living Off Trash: South Africa's Waste Pickers Recycle up to 90% of Plastic and Packaging

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Despite the valuable service reclaimers provide, they are stigmatised. Read more

  • Article: Students at This School in India Pay Tuition With Plastic Waste
    Education

    Students at This School in India Pay Tuition With Plastic Waste

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|May 23, 2019

    At the Akshar School, bottles and straws are keeping children in the classroom. Read more

  • Article: David Attenborough: Plastic Pollution Is Killing a Million People a Year
    Health

    David Attenborough: Plastic Pollution Is Killing a Million People a Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 14, 2019

    A new report is one of the first to reveal how plastic pollution is impacting the world’s poorest. Read more