#Plastic Waste

  • Article: This Is Why Coca-Cola Africa Is Investing in a World Without Waste

    This Is Why Coca-Cola Africa Is Investing in a World Without Waste

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 14, 2019|Coca-Cola Africa

    The campaign is a global call to action for all of us to eliminate plastic pollution. Read more

  • 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: 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: Asda Is Trialling a New Plant-Based Coating for Fruit and Veg That Could 'Drastically' Cut Food Waste

    Asda Is Trialling a New Plant-Based Coating for Fruit and Veg That Could 'Drastically' Cut Food Waste

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 10, 2019

    It works kind of like an extra layer of peel to help keep produce fresher for longer. Read more

  • Article: Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute

    Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute

    July 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The bags break down after being buried in soil for three months and can be recycled. Read more

  • Article: This 22-Year-Old Is Running From NYC to LA to Raise Awareness About Ocean Plastic

    This 22-Year-Old Is Running From NYC to LA to Raise Awareness About Ocean Plastic

    By Sushmita Roy|July 15, 2019

    Sam Bencheghib plans to run 20 miles a day, six days a week, for six months. Read more

  • Article: 99.3% of Glastonbury's Tents Taken Home Again in Fight Against Plastic Pollution

    99.3% of Glastonbury's Tents Taken Home Again in Fight Against Plastic Pollution

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2019

    The average plastic tent is equivalent to about 8,750 straws. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Music Festivals Are Tackling Everything From Plastic Waste to Low-Carbon Transport

    Britain's Music Festivals Are Tackling Everything From Plastic Waste to Low-Carbon Transport

    June 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Hey Glastonbury-goers, have you noticed that plastic bottles are banned? Read more