Two billion people worldwide lack a dedicated system of waste collection and management.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~6 min
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We need to focus on causes like overconsumption, not the material itself.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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By combining plastic waste with durian wood sawdust, we may have found a way to slow the rise of plastic pollution in Indonesia.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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What groups like the G20 can do to help fix the problem.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~7 min