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Malaysia sends back trash, says won’t be world’s waste bin

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third ......

Filipinos turn volcano’s ash, plastic trash into bricks

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive ......

Dutch inventor unveils device to scoop plastic out of rivers

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Dutch inventor Boyan Slat is widening his effort to clean up floating plastic from the Pacific Ocean ......

Philippine city turns plastic trash into tulips to fight waste

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A southern Philippine city has turned discarded plastic bottles into flowers to fill a garden of ......

San Francisco airport bans sale of plastic bottles

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

San Francisco International Airport is banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles and will ......

New Zealand bans single-use plastic bags

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

New Zealand officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags Monday, introducing hefty fines for ......

G20 set to agree on marine plastic pollution deal

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The Group of 20 major economies was set to agree on a deal on reducing marine plastic waste at a ......

Designers turn plastic trash into treasures

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Scientists and environmentalists have long warned about the dangers of plastic pollution, especially ......

Plastic in crosshairs at UN environment forum

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Countries from around the world set their sights Monday on a pivotal deal to curb plastic waste, a ......

World waste could grow 70 percent as cities boom, warns World Bank

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Global waste could grow by 70 percent by 2050 as urbanization and populations rise, said the World ......

India’s 75-year-old professor who used plastic waste to construct roads

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

For 75-year-old Rajagopalan Vasudevan finding innovative ways to use plastic waste has yielded ......

Anger as whale dies in Thailand after swallowing 80 plastic bags

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Nearly 17 pounds of plastic bags were found in a young male pilot whale that died in Thailand Friday ......

Britain plans deposit return scheme to curb plastic waste

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Britain plans this year to introduce a deposit return scheme for single-use drink containers to ......

Despite state-level bans, plastic bags still suffocate India’s cities

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Half of India’s states and union territories have introduced a blanket ban on plastic bags, ......

Bank of England says to stick with animal-fat banknotes for now

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The Bank of England said on Wednesday it would keep using trace amounts of animal fat to make new ......

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