#plastic waste

  • Article: Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics in Mount Everest Region

    Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics in Mount Everest Region

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 22, 2019

    The ban is intended to address the growing trash problem on and around Mount Everest. Read more

  • Article: These College Students Invented a Beach Vacuum to Suck Up Microplastics

    These College Students Invented a Beach Vacuum to Suck Up Microplastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 28, 2019

    “We want to use our engineering skills to help to save the planet.” Read more

  • Article: Malaysia Wants to Return Plastic Waste to the Foreign Countries It Came From

    Malaysia Wants to Return Plastic Waste to the Foreign Countries It Came From

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 28, 2019

    Foreign countries have sent thousands of tons of waste to Malaysia. Read more

  • Article: England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers

    England Bans Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds, and Drink Stirrers

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 22, 2019

    The ban comes after years of campaigning. Read more

  • Article: People Are Getting Paid to Reuse Plastic Bags in Malaysia

    People Are Getting Paid to Reuse Plastic Bags in Malaysia

    April 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Tesco gives Kuala Lumpur customers discounts every time they reuse their bags. Read more