#Plastic Waste

  • Article: 10 Ways to Deal With Halloween Waste in Ways That Won't Come Back to Haunt Us

    10 Ways to Deal With Halloween Waste in Ways That Won't Come Back to Haunt Us

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Gaëlle Langué|Oct. 30, 2019

    There’s nothing scarier than food waste and landfill. Read more

  • Article: These South African Women Are Turning a Litter Problem Into Community-Wide Empowerment
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    These South African Women Are Turning a Litter Problem Into Community-Wide Empowerment

    From Beautiful News|Oct. 25, 2019

    “Growing up, littering was normal.” Read more

  • 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|Coca-Cola Africa|Oct. 14, 2019

    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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 23, 2019

    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