#Plastic

  • Article: Mexico City's Ban on Plastic Bags Officially Takes Effect

    Mexico City's Ban on Plastic Bags Officially Takes Effect

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 2, 2020

    Mexico City has joined a growing number of cities in banning single-use plastic bags. Read more

  • Article: Environmentalist Hope Mwanake Wants to Get Rid of Plastic and Glass Waste in Kenya

    Environmentalist Hope Mwanake Wants to Get Rid of Plastic and Glass Waste in Kenya

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 17, 2019

    The activist founded a company that turns waste into tiles for building homes. Read more

  • Feature: The 10 Biggest Environmental Wins of 2019

    The 10 Biggest Environmental Wins of 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Dec. 16, 2019

    “The point of no return is no longer over the horizon. It is in sight and is hurtling toward us.” Read more

  • Article: Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    Heineken Is Replacing Its Plastic Six-Pack Rings With Eco-Friendly Cardboard

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2019

    This will eliminate 517 tons of plastic annually. Read more

  • Article: Victoria Has Officially Imposed Its State-Wide Plastic Bag Ban

    Victoria Has Officially Imposed Its State-Wide Plastic Bag Ban

    By Madeleine Keck|Nov. 4, 2019

    The ban is expected to help protect the environment by reducing plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: Argentina Could Become the Next Dumping Ground for Plastic Waste

    Argentina Could Become the Next Dumping Ground for Plastic Waste

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 1, 2019

    Importing plastic waste is risky business. Read more

  • Article: The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 8, 2019

    “This now gives us sufficient confidence in the general concept to keep going on this project.” Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About the Global Epidemic of Ocean Plastic Pollution

    What You Need to Know About the Global Epidemic of Ocean Plastic Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    It gets worse each year, but there are clear solutions. Read more