East Timor generates about 70 tonnes of plastic waste each day, most of which is collected from beaches and urban areas, then burned in the open.
As governments continue the fight against climate change, countries are starting to embrace the sustainable nature of a circular economy.
Mexico’s capital city is thought to be second only to New York when it comes to producing waste. Now it’s taking steps to tackle the problem, starting with plastics.
Biodegradable plastic bags are seen by some as a sustainable solution, but in reality, they still take a considerable amount of time to break down.
India is banning imports of plastic waste. This is what it means for the fate of your recycling.
The resale market for secondhand fashion is growing 21 times faster than retail, with everyone from luxury brands to young shoppers getting in on the act.
Despite increasing legislation against plastic waste around the world, plastic pollution is still a huge problem which shows no sign of abating.
A startup called Loliware is thinking outside of the plastic box and introducing an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic straws. Soon "hyper-compostable" seaweed straws — that ...
The Government of Indonesia wants to solve its plastic crisis for good and inspire others to follow suit. And it has become the first country to partner with the Global Plastic Action Par...
EcoSouk's founder says that the circular economy and the concept of fixing and reusing things has always been a part of Lebanese culture.
Around the world millions of tonnes of food is wasted each year. What if we could turn it into something useful?
In the future, 3D-printing techniques could allow the construction industry to use local waste products when building new homes and infrastructure.
The Flipflopi, made from entirely from plastic waste, sailed 500km from Kenya to Zanzibar to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the ocean.
IBM is working on a new process - named VolCat - to separate dirty plastic containers, fabrics and more into recyclable materials.
An Italian bookseller is hoping his initiative to encourage plastic recycling will raise environmental awareness while fostering a love of reading at the same time.