The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to weaken greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for cars – a proposal that seeks to abandon tighter restriction and herald the return of gas guzzling vehicles.
A Turkish company is turning 100 percent plastic waste into yarn and fibre and exporting the products to more than 20 countries.
New research suggests the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of plastic in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii, is up to 16 times larger than previously thought. The patch is suggested to be 790,000 tons – or three times the size of France – and growing.
Coffee giant Starbucks announced it is pledging $10m to make that cup that is compostable, fully recyclable and still holds a steaming hot coffee in the next three years.
Five billion people could be left with poor access to water by 2050 if nothing is done to enhance its supply and quality, a report has revealed.
Nearly 200 organizations have countersigned a letter addressed to the Governor of New York and lawmakers to enact a state-wide ban on plastic bags, similar to one in California.
A study that found the presence of microplastics in bottles of water has caused the World Health Organization to carry out an urgent assessment of the potential risks of plastic to human health.
Using artificial intelligence and high-tech innovations, Dubai is aiming to become waste-free within the next 2 years.
A unique five-year journey to teach children in far-flung destinations of the danger of plastic pollution has reached a milestone.