The world’s plastic problem is spiralling out of control, with millions of tonnes currently swirling in ocean currents, but cleaning it up has always been deemed impossible. Libby Peake speaks to a 20-year-old who may just have found the solution.
Charles Moore, the man who first discovered the now infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, has famously claimed that cleaning it up would be impossible: “Trying to clean up the Pacific gyre would bankrupt... More
With separate collections of dry recyclables set to become the norm in 2015, Annie Kane hits the streets to see how one system stacks up to Waste Framework Directive requirements, as well as to householder expectations
With local authority recycling communications suffering from budget cuts, Resource gathered representatives of material-specific trade bodies (and LARAC) around a table to discuss how to fill the gap. Here’s what they had to say