#Plastic

  • Article: A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.
    Environment

    A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 16, 2019

    Pick n Pay is cracking down on plastic pollution with an ingenious solution. Read more

  • Article: 2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England
    Environment

    2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 12, 2019

    Campaigners want the government to double the charge and roll it out to all businesses. Read more

  • Article: These Scientists Organized a 570-Person Conference Using Zero Plastic
    OpinionFinance & Innovation

    These Scientists Organized a 570-Person Conference Using Zero Plastic

    July 11, 2019

    This used to be the norm. Read more

  • Article: An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic
    Environment

    An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic

    July 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 300 women will join the 2-year voyage, launching from the UK in October. Read more

  • Article: Bird Feeds Its Chick Cigarette Butt in ‘Heartbreaking’ Viral Photo
    Environment

    Bird Feeds Its Chick Cigarette Butt in ‘Heartbreaking’ Viral Photo

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|July 4, 2019

    "If you smoke, please don't leave your butts behind." Read more

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

    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: Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average
    Environment

    Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    By Joe McCarthy|July 3, 2019

    The world produces enough waste annually to fill 822,000 Olympic-sized pools. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Have a Plastic-Free Fourth of July
    Environment

    5 Ways to Have a Plastic-Free Fourth of July

    By Joe McCarthy|July 2, 2019

    Independence Day doesn’t have to be so unsustainable. Read more