Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic
Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling.
Saving our oceans: The battle against plastic pollution
Saving our oceans: The battle against plastic pollution.
Plastic cups from 2018 FIFA World Cup used to make soccer pitch in Russia
A soccer pitch has been unveiled in Sochi, made entirely from recycled beer cups from the 2018 FIFA World Cup as part of a drive to be 'socially responsible' with plastic.
Two shops shunning plastic packaging
From an Amsterdam supermarket which has become the first in the world to open a plastic-free section to a Berlin store which has cut out plastic completely: we visit two pioneering stores taking a stand against waste.
Teaching children in Nigeria to tackle plastic
In the Nigerian metropolis of Lagos plastic pollution is a huge problem. The Green Fingers Conservation Initiative is helping kids learn about their environment through a creative approach.
Trash into cash: Plastic waste in Haiti
Richardson Gustave works for an unusual project called "The Plastic Bank," which wants to protect the environment and help people escape poverty.
Kenya's plastic bag ban
Kenya's plastic bag ban is already yielding results, eight months after it came into effect. Initially considered draconian because of the stiff penalties, the country is now the better for it.