#Recycling

  • Article: Germany Plans to Ban Plastic Bags, Adding Momentum to Global Movement
    Environment

    Germany Plans to Ban Plastic Bags, Adding Momentum to Global Movement

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 13, 2019

    Only 5% of plastic bags get recycled. Read more

  • Article: Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green
    Environment

    Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    Aug. 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's previously been characterised by far too many flyers and plastic cups. Read more

  • Article: The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again
    Environment

    The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 6, 2019

    Activists are describing it as a “fantastic victory.” Read more

  • Article: Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made From Donated Electronic Waste
    Environment

    Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made From Donated Electronic Waste

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|July 24, 2019

    E-waste is the world’s fastest growing waste stream. Read more

  • Article: One of South Africa’s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic Pollution
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    One of South Africa’s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic Pollution

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2019

    Gansbaai, famous for shark-cage diving and whale watching, was turning into a dumping ground. Read more

  • Article: This Cafe Lets You Pay for Food With Plastic Trash
    Environment

    This Cafe Lets You Pay for Food With Plastic Trash

    By Joe McCarthy|July 23, 2019

    A pound of plastic for a plate of food. Read more

  • Article: Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute
    Environment

    Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute

    July 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The bags break down after being buried in soil for three months and can be recycled. Read more

  • Article: Zara, Pull & Bear, and Bershka Pledge to Make All Clothes Sustainable by 2025
    Environment

    Zara, Pull & Bear, and Bershka Pledge to Make All Clothes Sustainable by 2025

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    “We aspire to play a transformational role in the industry.” Read more