Industry leaders have backed a global action plan published today (16 January) that aims to see 70 per cent of the world’s plastic packaging reused and recycled, compared to the current rate of around 14 per cent.
More than 40 organisations representing the plastics industry, from chemical manufacturers to consumer goods producers, retailers, city authorities and recyclers, have backed the plan included in the ‘New Plastics Economy:... More
The designer of a mobile recycling facility says that governments and NGOs must seek practical solutions to sanitation in refugee camps, with the number of displaced people around the world at record levels.
San Francisco-based artist Von Wong decided to do something about plastic pollution by making it ‘extravagant, unique and different’ through the addition of a mermaid. He shared some of his images and the stories behind them with us.
Marine preservation organisations and personal care product producers are being asked to give their views on a proposed microbead ban, which a consultation has revealed would be limited to ‘rinse-off’ products.
With at least 150 million tonnes of the plastic already polluting our seas, it’s clear something must be done. They may only be a drop in the ocean, but here are some companies creating products from ocean waste.