Solving the plastic pollution issue will require systemic change. Financing these solutions will require a collective, public-private approach.
Loop, a system of returning and reusing the packaging many grocery items come in could help us reduce single-use plastic. Here’s what you need to know.
New Zealand is proposing to regulate single-use plastic packaging and to ban various hard-to-recycle plastics and single-use plastic items.
They are the lynchpin of ecosystems – species that maintain balance and support biodiversity – without which the food web is transformed or could even collapse.
Ghana currently only has waste recovery and recycling rates of 12% and 10% respectively. Effective deployment of policies and social interventions can improve this.
New research shows that reusable containers could actually be worse for the environment than their disposable counterparts, with a higher carbon footprint overall.
From reused fishing gear to PPE, innovative waste-to-product designs suggest that a fully circular plastic economy, where nothing is wasted, could be possible
Human-created noise pollution is altering seagrass beds on a cellular level and causing them to uproot themselves, according to a study.
With plastic trash building up from the pandemic, entrepreneurs are recycling used PPE to create everything from bricks to reusable medical gowns.
Small juvenile turtles are most at risk from harmful plastic pollution due to their feeding preferences and habitat locations.
July 29 has been named as 2021's Earth Overshoot Day, whereby all humans on Earth have used up more natural resources than can be reproduced in a year.
Analysing microorganisms in soil can be difficult, as previous techniques have destroyed structures surrounding them. Here's how 'cyborg' soil can help.
Israeli startup UBQ Materials says its science can recycle household waste, including food, dirty diapers and mixed plastics, into new plastic products.
Czech capital is a trailblazer in building a circular economy after a Circle Scan analysed material flows, GHG emissions and value generation of its economy
Cigarette butts are the most common and problematic types of litter for marine environments. Could an AI-powered robot litter picker be the solution?