#Plastic

  • Article: The Province of Quebec Is Forcing Companies to Recycle the Plastic They Produce

    The Province of Quebec Is Forcing Companies to Recycle the Plastic They Produce

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2020

    “It is time to hold companies to account for what they put into the marketplace.” Read more

  • Article: Tennis Nets Made From Recycled Plastic Are Being Featured at the Australian Open

    Tennis Nets Made From Recycled Plastic Are Being Featured at the Australian Open

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 28, 2020

    “We're on a mission to reduce the amount of harmful plastic waste found in our oceans.” Read more

  • Article: China Just Announced Major Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics

    China Just Announced Major Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 22, 2020

    Single-use plastics bags and straws will be banned in key cities by the end of 2020. Read more

  • 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