Cigarette butts are the most common and problematic types of litter for marine environments. Could an AI-powered robot litter picker be the solution?
Pollution created by single-use plastic items is a growing threat to the planet and economy. A system based on reuse would create new sources of value.
Changemakers in Bangkok have learned first-hand what early conversations with leaders in business and policy require to drive circular change.
China no longer considers giant pandas an endangered species in the wild as their population has now increased to 1,800. They're classed as 'vulnerable'.
Bacteria found in the rumen of a cow stomach can be used to digest polyesters used in textiles, packaging, and compostable bags, according to a new study.
Flora Blathwayt founded a business, selling greeting cards decorated with plastic rubbish she retrieves from the muddy banks of the River Thames in London.
We generate 53 million metric tonnes of e-waste each year. The World Economic Forum's Circular Electronics in China project is working to change that.
Could we recycle and reuse more? The founder of this “dating” site for waste says she can match materials to organisations that can unlock their reuse potential and save the planet.
Everyday a group of Filipinos come together to rake out plastic and rubbish, from Manila's notorious Pasig River, one of the world's most polluted rivers.
How smart ideas and science are being used by environmental and tech clean-up groups around the world to prevent plastic waste choking the planet’s rivers and oceans.
The UN's climate chief, Patricia Espinosa has said a “significant amount of work” remains to be done ahead of November’s COP26 summit in Glasgow, UK.
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have created a plant-based plastic from abundant and sustainable plant proteins, that looks like spider silk.
Lady Gaga, David Attenborough and Beyoncé are just some of the celebrities to have species named after them, which can help raise awareness of the need to protect biodiversity.
A group of multinationals, backed by Egypt's government, have created a plastic recovery scheme which rewards informal collectors through digital credits.