#Waste

  • Article: Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    By Ruqayah Juyel|Aug. 27, 2019

    It will “reserve the right not to list” products with too much non-recyclable packaging. Read more

  • Article: Thailand’s Beloved Baby Dugong Dies After Eating Plastic

    Thailand’s Beloved Baby Dugong Dies After Eating Plastic

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Aug. 20, 2019

    The young dugong was rescued last April and had been regarded as a symbol of ocean conservation. Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Recycling Facility Has Been Ordered to Close Amid Victorian Waste Crisis

    Yet Another Recycling Facility Has Been Ordered to Close Amid Victorian Waste Crisis

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 8, 2019

    Victoria’s recycling systems are failing to keep up following China’s waste export ban. Read more

  • Article: Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    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: Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 27, 2019

    Volunteers cleaned about 8,000kg of human waste left behind last season. Read more

  • Article: One of the World's Largest Cruise Companies to Pay $20M Fine for Dumping Waste Into the Ocean

    One of the World's Largest Cruise Companies to Pay $20M Fine for Dumping Waste Into the Ocean

    By Sushmita Roy|June 5, 2019

    The company agreed to a settlement after pleading guilty to polluting oceans and covering it up. Read more

  • Article: The UK Saved Enough Food in 2018 for 133 Million Meals – as Efforts to Tackle Food Waste Ramp Up

    The UK Saved Enough Food in 2018 for 133 Million Meals – as Efforts to Tackle Food Waste Ramp Up

    By Helen Lock|May 15, 2019

    More funding is now available to help organisations redistribute food. Read more

  • Article: Qantas Will Remove 100 Million Single-Use Plastic Items From Flights by 2020

    Qantas Will Remove 100 Million Single-Use Plastic Items From Flights by 2020

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 26, 2019

    The airline will simultaneously work to reduce their landfill waste by 75% by 2021. Read more