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
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
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
We found plastic waste in pellets seabirds regurgitated and lining the nests where they raise chicks.
July 28, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: conservation nests uk-wildlife litter plastic-pollution marine-plastic-litter seabirds marine-life
Plastic flows to the world's waterbodies could double over the next two decades.
July 24, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: plastic plastic-pollution marine-plastic-litter ocean-pollution microplastic
New research reveals how roads channel microplastics from car tires and brake pads to remote ocean habitats.
July 14, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: cars microplastics plastic-pollution roads ocean-plastic
Pandemic precautions have given new life to disposable plastic products, which the industry claims are more 'hygienic' than reusables. But critics say there's no scientific evidence this is so.
July 14, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 recycling personal-protective-equipment plastic-pollution waste plastic-waste municipal-solid-waste single-use-plastic
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