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
Tags: oil-industry plastic plastic-pollution composite-materials petrochemicals plastic-packaging lobbying
What groups like the G20 can do to help fix the problem.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: plastic plastic-pollution marine-plastic-litter g20
Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash.
Tags: environment plastic-pollution
We investigated plastic recycling in the UK and uncovered startling inconsistencies.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: recycling plastic plastic-pollution waste-management plastic-waste plastic-packaging
Charity Surfers Against Sewage says it has seen a wave of discarded masks and plastics on beaches.
Tags: plastic-pollution surfing personal-protective-equipment-ppe
A new study reports that baby Florida sea turtles are consuming large quantities of plastic waste during a critical early life stage at sea.
Aug. 31, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: plastic plastic-pollution animal-welfare endangered-species veterinary-medicine florida plastic-waste ocean-plastic plastic-bags sea-turtles sargasso-sea
The UK alone may use 10 million disposable items each day, though more sustainable alternatives are available.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: personal-protective-equipment plastic-pollution
Too many small yachts and speedboats are simply being abandoned to shed toxins and microplastics into the sea.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: plastic-pollution marine-biology ships microplastic boats
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