The Ocean Cleanup has launched its plastic extraction system from San Francisco Bay ahead of final testing before it travels to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to begin cleanup operations after half a decade of development.
The Dutch marine litter project, founded by Boyan Slat in 2013, aims to tackle marine plastic pollution, particularly in the Pacific. Ocean plastic pollution is one of the major environmental challenges of our age, with experts estimating that 12.2 million tonnes... More
From marine litter and the UK Plastics Pact to China’s waste ban and the future of waste and resources strategy, here are some of our key moments from a busy two days of discussion and debate at CIWM’s Resourcing the Future conference.
The anti-litter campaign #LoveYourForest and its Trashconverter van is returning to the Forest of Dean with a series of events to raise awareness of the problem of littering in the historic forest and surrounding area.
The announcement this morning (28 March) of plans to introduce a deposit return scheme for drinks containers in England has been hailed as a victory by plastics pollution campaigners, though many within the waste and resources industry have called for caution regarding implementation.