It's putting recycling-facility workers, who sort trash by hand, at risk.
As oil prices rapidly drop, recycling centres remain shut and plastic personal protective equipment becomes biohazard waste, the pandemic could worsen the already serious plastic pollution problem.
Invasive green crabs are a problem for conservationists, and now scientists in Canada will start receiving shipments of them to make biodegradable plastic cups and cutlery.
All over the world, we're breathing plastic.
The sustainability officer of the world’s largest plastic polluter claims that making aluminium and glass bottles will somehow push up their carbon footprint.
They plan to move fast. Single-use plastic straws in restaurants will be banned by the end of this year.
'Cancer Alley' Residents Are Trying to Stop a Huge Plastics Plant from Being Built on the Graves of Slaves
“Our community cannot handle another chemical plant.”
If it works, the technology could be used to make all plastics recyclable.
Fish nurseries near Hawaii contain higher concentrations of plastic than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and baby fish are mistaking this trash for food.
Mulugu aims to become the first single-use plastic-free district of Telangana.
The food-for-trash swap aims to teach residents to dispose of their plastics properly.
The government official wanted to give people something to pick up for International Coastal Cleanup Day, so he flooded the beach with trash.