Circle Pack is a grassroots organization in Hawaii that is turning cardboard waste into usable material for great soil quality for gardeners and farmers.
Paint microplastic emissions account for more than half of estimated total annual ocean microplastic leakage and more needs to be done to tackle the issue.
Two studies have looked at the impact of exposure to tire particles on ocean and freshwater species. Researchers have found ways to reduce harmful effects.
In trying to solve the plastic pollution problem, we may have created another problem: we are replacing plastic with materials that have a carbon footprint up to 3 times higher than plast...
United Nations negotiators agreed on a roadmap for a global plastic treaty that would address plastic production and design, as well as waste management.
To tackle marine plastic pollution, it is necessary to solve the problem as far ‘upstream’ as possible.
Amidst growing recognition of the plastic pollution crisis, countries are increasingly pushing for the creation of a global treaty for plastic pollution.
A global plastic pollution treaty would help to hold polluters accountable and reduce the waste that clogs up oceans and contributes to climate change.
Businesses and governments are calling for an urgent and binding global treaty on plastic pollution with ambitious targets akin to net-zero emissions.
Plastics are filling our environment. At the United Nations Environmental Assembly, world leaders must strike a binding agreement to end plastic pollution.
Ocean plastic pollution will increase fourfold unless we curb our use of this ubiquitous but deadly substance says a new study.
COVID-19 vaccines and PPE have created tens of thousands of tonnes of medical waste, prompting the WHO to call for reforms around how such material is handled.
Plastics pollution is a serious - and very visible - problem. This Radio Davos podcast looks at whether it could be solved by a global plastics treaty