Dell, GM & Others to Keep Plastic Waste Out of the Oceans 18.12.2017 14:45 VIDEO: NextWave Consortium to Boost Recycling of Ocean Bound Plastics A consortium including Dell Inc. and General Motors has launched NextWave, an open-source initiative to scale the recycling of ocean-bound plastics into packaging and products. read more … EEB Urges More Action to Tackle Unecessary Plastic Waste 14.12.2017 12:08 UN Environment Assembly Resolution to Tackle Plastic Waste & Marine Litter Moves to address marine litter and microplastics, prevent and reduce air pollution were among the 13 non-binding resolutions passed by the UN Environment Assembly at its recent meeting in in Nairobi. read more … Malcolm Bates on Food Waste, Roadside Debris and Spaceships 24.11.2017 12:37 COMMENT: Living on Mars? Who Will Collect the Garbage? Malcolm Bates wonders if it wouldn’t it be better for us to look after the planet we already have before we contemplate moving to Mars? read more … The Slava Foundation Rallies 500 Volunteers to Clean Plastic Pollution 29.09.2017 12:37 VIDEO: Plastic Waste Clean-Up in Russian Arctic A large clean-up of plastic waste pollution is taking place in the Russian Arctic, marking the start of an international campaign to raise awareness of the impact of pollution in the area. read more … Cromwell Polythene Team Finds 2500 Objects in 100m Area of Beach 25.09.2017 11:56 Beach Cleaning Exercise for Recycle Week Highlights Plastic Litter Problems Cromwell Polythene has undertaken a beach cleaning and litter surveying programme to mark Recycle Week, which started today and runs until 1 October. Results indicate recycling on the go needs improvement. read more … Empowering People to Tackle Illegally Dumped Waste & Litter 30.06.2017 12:31 IN DEPTH: Let’s Do It Foundation Mobilises People to Clean Up Waste The Let’s Do It Foundation has already mobilised 16 million people to clean up waste. Kadi Kenk explains that it is aiming for 5% of the world’s population. read more … Corporations and Public Figures Back Drive to Reduce Plastic Waste 24.02.2017 15:23 IN DEPTH: Celebrity Backing as UN Declares War on Plastic Waste in the Oceans UN Environment (UNEP) launched a global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter yesterday, including microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic by the year 2022. read more …
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