Innovative citywide initiative launched by Dubai’s Crown Prince has resulted in a reduction in usage of the equivalent of 234,000 500ml single-use plastic water bottles within one month.
The world's sea floor is littered with an estimated 14 million tonnes of microplastics, broken down from the masses of rubbish entering the oceans every year, according to Australia's national science agency.
The outdoor exhibition in the town of Gresik in East Java took three months to assemble and is made up of more than 10,000 plastic waste items.
The pandemic has forced us to pause, rethink and have a holistic approach when it comes to our overall well-being.
Glass is the longest lasting – with estimates that the material could take well over a million years to degrade.
The mobile shop was created to bring "packaging-free" shopping to people's doors, tapping into a growing demand for deliveries during the stay-at-home restrictions.
Mexico’s capital, one of the world’s largest cities, has imposed a ban on single-use containers, forks, straws and other ubiquitous items, after more than a year of preparation.
According to data, the city with about nine million inhabitants churns out 13,000 tons of solid waste daily.
Shrinath Flexipack, India’s leading manufacturer of plastic packaging materials has finalised an agreement to build its first factory in the Middle East at Kizad.